This issue of Eight by Eight magazine provides a rarely seen glimpse into the commentary booth with a peek into the surprisingly beautiful notebook of BBC football commentator Nick Barnes and looks at how his hand drawn match prep notes also serve as a fine document of his career.
“If I was a newspaper reporter, I could keep my match reports, but radio is transient, so my notebook is my personal record of the matches I cover.”
A very comprehensive post—appropriately on Medium—about the future of storytelling. It covers areas like virtual reality, live streaming apps, interactive installations and a whole lot more. It's a long read by online standards and well worth bookmarking. Just beware, there are a lot of gifs!
"...these parallel advancements all lead towards an eventual merger, where they can systematically work together to create immersive simulated experiences…so basically The Matrix."
In a panel at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences during the week, Pixar's Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter had only positive things to say about using small 'inferior' cameras like mobile phones to make movies. Change in how film looks is inevitable, and he referred back to Pixar's early days where they faced similar questions when pioneering 3D animation.
“People will tell you, ‘That’s not going to work,’ but yeah, that’s going to work,” Lasseter said. “But the reason they say that is because it’s not what they are used to.”