June 27, 2018

Editor's Note: this piece originally appeared on PlayingSoldierthemovie.com

In documentary filmmaking, there is no such thing as a “fly on the wall”. In other words, a filmmaker is never an invisible observer. In reality, a filmmaker’s presence and nearly everything o...

June 24, 2018

On Friday June 22nd, Digital Media Connecticut held it's kickoff summit at the University of Connecticut's Stamford campus. Digital Media Connecticut, or DMCT, is a collaborative initiative with the Connecticut Office of Film, Television, and Digital Media, focused on...

June 15, 2018

 "What does Roy G B[I]V" mean to you?" 

For most of us, it's an easy way to remember the colors of the rainbow - Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, [Indigo], and Violet. 

But for Joey Batts and Rudy, artists, storytellers, and teachers from the Hartford area, ROY G B...

June 14, 2018

You've gone through the arduous weeks/months/years of pre-production, scraped together some money, and worked long, long days putting your vision on film (ok, it's 2018... but "putting your vision onto solid state memory" just doesn't have the same ring to it). Now you...

June 13, 2018

Nutmeg recently completed a partnership with Skills 21 at EdAdvance where Mike and Pat taught a 10-week digital storytelling class at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. It was a hands-on course designed to expose middle school kids to digital storytelling to...

June 12, 2018

Congratulations, you registered for the 48 Hour Film Project New Haven! (And if you haven’t, you’re going to soon, right? Right?)

If this is your first time or you’re just looking for some tips on how to make your filming weekend better, we got you covered!

We watched a...

June 7, 2018

The two earliest memories I can deliberately recall are both from when I was about three. One of them is my dad bringing home a little kitten that fit into the palm of his hand and the other is watching Fantasia with my three siblings in the family living room.

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June 5, 2018

The 48 Hour Film Project New Haven might seem like an overwhelming task, and it is. But that doesn’t mean you should be intimidated or not accept the challenge.

You have the power to tell a story. Use it. First and foremost you might think a lack of familiarity or budge...

June 4, 2018

I think every writer grows up learning to love stories first. I was raised by a family of book worms, and although it took a few picture books to lull me to sleep each night, my real interest were in the stories my father told me. At six years old, my father held me in...