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MacVoices #24150: Road to Macstock - Wally Cherwinski and the Macstock Film Festival

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Release Date: 06/07/2024

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The biggest event inside  Macstock Conference and Expo is the annual Macstock Film Festival, organized and hosted by Wally Cherwinski. An accomplished videographer in his own right, Wally shares his thoughts on why you (yes, you!) should be creating a submission and joining in the fun. No prizes, no judging and no pressure mean that anyone can be part of the Festival. Wally provides some tips on how to approach a subject, creating something from content you already have, and the emotional impact of preserving memories through video.

Visit Macstock Conference and Expo and use the MacVoices discount code MACVOICES to save $30 on your registration fee.

MacVoices Live!

Today’s edition of MacVoices is supported by MacVoices Live!, our weekly live panel discussion of what is going in the Apple space as well as the larger tech world, and how it is impacting you. Join us live at YouTube.com/MacVoicesTV at 8 PM Eastern 5 PM Pacific, or whatever time that is wherever you are and participate in the chat, or catch the edited and segmented versions of the show on the regular MacVoices channels and feeds.

Show Notes:

Chapters:

02:22 The Macstock Short Film Festival
04:31 Learning from the Macstock Film Submissions
06:53 Submission Guidelines for Macstock Film Festival
11:36 Creating Professional Videos with iMovie Trailers
13:53 Tips and Tricks for Video Editing
22:18 The Fun and Engrossing Process of Video Editing
25:55 Encouragement to Create and Submit Videos for Macstock

Links:

Video To Go by Wally Cherwinski in the Apple Books Store

Guests:

Wally Cherwinski is a Videographer based in Ottawa, Canada. Originally trained as a scientist, he spent a portion of his career in research and teaching at the University of Cambridge, England while doubling as a freelance photographer and writer. Later, he joined Canada's National Research Council and spent many years managing communications for the Canadian Space Program.

Starting with 16mm film, he has written and directed numerous documentaries and television features, including projects with Canada's National Film Board. More recently, he has combined his passion for video with his love of travel.

Wally has been a Mac user since the original 128K in 1984 and his Apple "museum" includes 28 Macs (not to mention Newtons, iPods, iPhones & iPads). He has delivered video workshops at Macworld, at Macintosh User Groups in Canada and on three MacMania cruises. He also writes a regular video column in the ScreenCastsOnline monthly magazine. You can connect with him on X, or view his Cirque du Mac videos (and others) on his YouTube channel.

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