Category archives for: SXSW

SXSW Day 2: What Went Wrong and Moments of Bliss

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    The problem with getting things wrong is that you assume that they can only get better from there on. That was definitely not the case today, Saturday May 10, on Day 2 of SXSW’12. The rain hadn’t let up at all from yesterday and Jairo and mine’s initial attempt to find a bus […]

SXSW Movie Review: Pompeya, A movie best forgotten?

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(spoliler alert) With so many people entering the film industry at a time when DSLR camera’s can often times be compared to that Hollywood cinematic quality, one can only expect individuals to rise from the obscure depths of independent film making and hope to produce a movie that engages the audience and pulls the viewer […]

DSLR Gear: Film Production in a Carry-On (Or Two)

Brothers and filmmakers Lan Bui and Vu Bui offer advice to SXSW attendees on how to shoot with DSLR's and their weapons of choice.

We are in the midst of a video revolution. This renaissance of video can be compared to the time of 8mm film cameras when people were allowed to create and express new ideas because of the new ease of accessibility to the film camera. Today, many (myself included) turn to the new realm of DSLR […]

SXSW: Safety Not Guaranteed Movie Review, Time Travel is Rarely More of a Bummer Than This

Darius (Aubrey Plaza) and Kenneth (Mark Duplass) hiding out from government agents in Safety Not Guaranteed.

    I promise I did not attend this movie solely to get a glimpse of Aubrey Plaza at the screening.

James Swirsky talks Indie Game: The Movie at SXSW

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Indie Game: The Movie is a documentary that takes a look at video game artists outside of the major publishing giants. It follows independent video game developers as they try to find success with their distinctly personal games.

SXSW Day 1 Minisode

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    SXSW 2012 has begun and the FUHA crew is already getting things wrong. Thankfully we got a week to get it all right. Maybe.

SXSW Film Review: Indie Game: The Movie

Q&A following the screening with the filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky

    I’m at that age where videogames just take up too much time. I played The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword over Thanskgiving last year and although I was definitely caught up in a blanket of merriment, b.o and Reese’s Puffs I couldn’t shake the feeling that I should be doing something more productive […]

SXSW First Impressions

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  The first day of SXSW is now behind us (The FUHA crew). We considered doing a lot of things today and didn’t get even half of it done. We woke up to bad weather that got worse on our arrival at the Austin Convention Center. It was only due to our limited foresight to pack umbrellas […]

A Night at the Cinema: The 84nd annual Academy Awards

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  The 84nd annual Academy Awards was hosted at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Sunday February 26th, 2012. In order for the ceremony to redeem itself from the disaster of last year’s show of Anne Hathaway and James Franco hosting, Billy Crystal hosted for the ninth time. Overall, his hosting abilities did […]

Silence is Golden

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  I made it a point to see the critically acclaimed film The Artist, directed by French man Michel Hazanavicius, right before watching the 84th Annual Academy Awards because it is one of the year’s high contenders in film. Before the Academy drew my attention towards the film, I knew it was going to be […]

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