Posts Tagged ‘filmmaker’

Genius of the Moving World

Roger Knott-Fayle

The biggest hero that you could have in life walked the corridor of photography yesterday @ The School of Biology The University of Nottingham, Roger Knott-Fayle. Roger has been away from the University of Nottingham for about three years which did leave  a void within the teaching of film making. Roger has his own style, a style that belongs to no other person, if you tried to impersonate this style then the fool would be on you, any manifestation of Roger is worth the gold coin that you place within his hand.

Sir Roger Knott-Fayle


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It is not often that you get a peaceful moment on the corridors of photography.

These corridors are usually the hive of all activity, MSc students by the dozens, 130 undergraduates rushing to the PC room to put their images into the system for feedback, still it is early [ish] in the semester and panic has not set in yet, soon deadlines will be upon us and students will live here 24/7 then the peace will be gone


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A practice day of filming using Canon 7D and a Canon 550D

Photography Luke Saddler

The above image is of David McMahon Imaging Course Leader of the MSc Biological Photography and Imaging @The University of Nottingham, he is pictured holding a Golden eagle called Star, which belongs to Dr David Fox, Museum Curator, Natural History, School of Biology. On this day Luke Saddler and Steve Galloway were filming Star and two other Golden Eagles in flight @ Snake Pass using Canon 7D and Canon 550D. Alex Hyde was also at the location taking stills.

If you would like more details on how the filming went then contact either Luke or Steve @ The University of Nottingham, they would be more then happy to give you any advice  they can.

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Wildlife films and photos are vital weapons in the battle to save the world’s endangered species from the brink of extinction.

So with the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is creating the ultimate multimedia guide to the world’s endangered animals, plants and fungi.

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Samuel Waldron made this film as part of his summer project last year on the MSc Link

There is also another film made Tom Clarke also in the same year as Sam here is the link to the film

This film is a moving portrait film made by Emma Clark, within this film are members of the University

staff Link

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Cristobal Vila  has made a short film called Nature by Numbers, A short segment is on the the flicker page have a look

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German filmmakers Blickinsfreie have just released their new snowboard documentary At Equlibrium to watch on Vimeo.

The film explores snowboarding across seven countries in Eastern Europe including Poland, Slovakia and Romania, and features riding from the likes of Marc Swoboda, Gigi Rüf and Danny Larsen.

The film can also be downloaded for a €4.99 donation to get the film in HD that will be used to fund future documentary projects.

The film is presented by Ripzone Europe and BigAirBag.

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