How To Host an Open Casting Call

  On May 4, 2016, the OU Office of Web Communications, Marketing & New Media accomplished a goal they’d had a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….see what I did there?! In all seriousness, our hosting an open casting call solves the long-time problem we’ve had of last-minute scrambling for talent when shooting photos […]

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Friday 5: Cinemagraphs

After a short hiatus, Friday 5 is back, and this week we’re looking at my newest obsession…cinemagraphs. Relatively uncommon but gaining popularity, cinemagraphs combine both photos and video to give the impression of a moving image (think the newspapers in Harry Potter). This unique format is quickly becoming the new medium for both artistic expression and […]

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What Gamedays Look Like for #TeamWebComm

For most of the 85,000+ Sooner faithful, OU Gamedays are a sacred Saturday tradition held in the highest esteem. For me, OU Gamedays are another day of work. Granted, not like your typical day job at a desk – but still, this is my job so it’s a much different experience for me than the […]

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Sunday 7: 7 Photo Apps On My Phone Right Now

While I wasn’t able to get to the Friday 5 on time, I lucked out on Sunday and Seven being an alliteration. So, better late than never, let’s take a quick look at just a few of the photo-related apps on my iPhone right now. 1. Snapseed As far as mobile editing is concerned, Snapseed […]

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The Cutaway: The Best Sendoff in Film History

Old School Theater

“Moving pictures need sound as much as Beethoven symphonies need lyrics.” – Charlie Chaplin Imagine this: You’re a living legend. You write, direct, produce, edit, cast, score, and star in all of your films. Hell, you even own the studio! While everyone else in Hollywood works hard to control production costs, you burn through celluloid LIKE A […]

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Friday 5: 5 Things You Should Know About Instagram

If you’re anything like me, this past Thursday was pretty spectacular. Not only did we get a few seconds of new footage from Star Wars Episode 7, but Instagram updated their app to enable landscape and portrait sized pictures and videos! WHAAAAAAT? That’s right, and it’s long over due. Ever since the beginning of Instagram’s 1×1 reign of […]

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