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Top 50 Video and Film Production Blogs. Early adopters. 6 countries leading the charge towards renewable energy. This article was originally published on The World Bank’s Sustainable Energy for All blog.

6 countries leading the charge towards renewable energy

In 2015 the world saw great momentum for climate action, culminating in a historic agreement in December to cut carbon emissions and contain global warming. It was also a year of continued transformation for the energy sector. For the first time in history, a global sustainable development goal was adopted solely for energy, aiming for: access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. To turn this objective into reality while mitigating climate change impacts, more countries are upping their game and going further with solar, wind, geothermal and other sources of renewable energy. 15 Must-Watch Art & Design Documentaries. My usual date for a Saturday night in is something mindless like Keeping Up With the Kardashians (reserve your judgments, people).

15 Must-Watch Art & Design Documentaries

But every once in a while, I'm reminded that it can be just as fun to watch something with more substance. It elevates a cozy weekend night into something really fulfilling and educational. Even when I polish off a bottle of wine as I watch. If you're similarly interested in taking your cozy TV (or laptop) nights up a notch, here are some documentaries to get you started–15 titles all about art and design.

Whether your brand of art is architecture, typography, advertising, industrial design, photography, or even origami, there's a documentary here for you. 5 Things Every Room Needs to Feel Complete — From the Archives: Greatest Hits. Everybody's taste is a little different, and every room is a little different.

5 Things Every Room Needs to Feel Complete — From the Archives: Greatest Hits

But no matter your style, or where you live, there are five things without which no room is complete. Color Correction Terminology. The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond. We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond

In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. Why climate challenges are an opportunity for Africa. The year 2015 is when climate change, energy needs and financing for development get the global attention they deserve.

Why climate challenges are an opportunity for Africa

Over the course of the year, world leaders will settle on a new set of global development goals, hold a summit on financing for those goals and frame an agreement on climate change. The challenges are immense. Creating jobs, sustaining growth and eradicating poverty in a carbon-constrained world demands a restructuring of energy systems and a deeper appreciation of the boundaries of our ecological systems. Our panel members are at the forefront of these debates. On 5 June, at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, the Africa Progress Panel, chaired by Kofi Annan, will launch the 2015 report on climate and energy. In Africa, unequal access to energy has reinforced the wider inequalities linked to poverty, gender and the rural-urban divide that have accompanied the economic growth of the past 15 years. UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.

Topics What shapes a wildland fire?

UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Smoke and toxins Climate change People and development Related Websites. Where are food supplies most at risk from climate change? Climate change is set to have a major impact on global food security, as weather patterns and average temperatures change.

Where are food supplies most at risk from climate change?

Studies have highlighted the potential impact on food supplies in Africa, but as the following map shows, it is a global challenge. The map uses data from the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, which assesses the ability of economies around the world to deal with the effects of climate change across a number of indicators. These include food vulnerability, measured using food production, food demand, nutrition and rural population figures. The map makes clear the challenge faced by nations across Africa, with much of the continent’s food highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. 7 Simple Steps to Help You Shoot an Interview. In a fantastic video from B&H and Chase from Zacuto, we get some simple tips for shooting interviews, whether you're in a studio or on location: Topics discussed include assessing the physical space, any ambient and/or lighting considerations, setting up lights and the types of lights you might want to use,’ choosing the right type of mics based on the shooting environment, camera positioning, and other details required to produce professional-looking video interviews.

7 Simple Steps to Help You Shoot an Interview

Beyond the technical details, I think one of the most important aspects of shooting interviews is that you help your subject feel comfortable, which is step number 7. For people who aren't on camera often, having a camera in their face and lights blasting them isn't the most natural setting, and often people tense up when they're going to be interviewed. If you want truly natural reactions, already having your cameras and sound rolling before the interviewee sits down can have a dramatic difference. Finding Time to Read. There is no question I’m asked more than “how do you find the time to read so much?”

Finding Time to Read

Or “how can I find time to read?” Let me share how I find time to read. How to Organize a Shoot. You have your script, and you have your actors.

How to Organize a Shoot

The next step is to gather everyone up and start shooting. But before you can roll camera, you need to make sure all your ducks are in a row. In this video we'll be talking about how to build a storyboard, organize your resources, and manage a production schedule. When film-making, time is money, and being well organized will keep you on time, and, more importantly, under budget. When you're paying by the day for your equipment, actors, and crew, it's in your best interest to make sure shoots run as efficiently as possible.

Give up greenhouse gaseous meat? Lettuce rethink. Bacon is better than lettuce when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, the study suggests. Photo: William Meppem There may be good reasons to eat more leafy greens and less meat, but if you're doing it to save the planet, you may be kidding yourself. Among the shock findings from a new US study for vegetarians, vegans and respected colleagues, lettuce is "over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon", and "eggplant, celery and cucumbers look particularly bad when compared to pork or chicken". The study by Carnegie Mellon researchers found that switching to a healthier diet rich in fruit and vegetables and light on meat could actually be worse for the environment. Location Audio Microphone Progression. As a location sound operator who's spent time trying out, evaluating and choosing microphones to purchase for recording sound in the field, I can tell you that the process was a little more frustrating and confusing than I expected.

Internet hype, operator opinions and personal brand preference really got in the way of finding truly useful information. I found myself focusing way too much on specs, price and awesomeness and not application, versatility and durability. How to Make Scenes Cinematic. Some years back, I worked extremely hard on a short film. I wrote the script, got some actors, shot it and debuted it to my family. Nervously, I would wait for their reaction. My grandmother loved everything I did, my little sister told the truth, but one of my older sister’s had one response.

Shush Up Ungracious Guests: Kickass Answers to Rude Questions. Have you ever had a guest in your home ask a question — innocently naive or genuinely rude — that you didn't have an easy answer to? It can happen to any of us, and it can sometimes make for awkward gatherings and get togethers. Find here some answers you can keep in your back pocket to shut down even the most uncomfortable line of questioning.

"When will you finish decorating/moving in? " Using Rain Puddles to Create Unique Photos. Implementing water into a shoot ratchets up the drama in the images but also the difficulty in the execution. Why You Should Walk, Not Run, Your Way To Fat Loss. Self-Taught Photographer Uses Unique Trick To Take Wedding Photos No One Has Ever Captured Before. The job of a wedding photographer is to capture the essence of the day, providing a permanent keepsake you can always return to and remember just how you felt throughout every special moment.

Peter Adams-Shawn, a self-taught Australian wedding photographer, has crafted a truly unique way to take wedding photos that look like nothing you've ever seen before. How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide. 5 Tips to Help You Get Through Your To-Do List. Ex's X Past, Cheaters + Lasting for the Long Run. The Egyptian God Family Tree – Veritable Hokum. A Hilarious Parody of the Documentary Style Taking Over the Internet. Learn German - Learn to Speak German with The Michel Thomas Method. The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult. 01dec1. Running Into Your Ex: An Etiquette Guide. Conflict vs. Resolution: The Importance of Putting Your Characters Through Hell in Your Screenplay. Should You Use Dutch Angles in Your Films? (Answer: Yes, But...) How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn. Stranger Than Fiction: 16 Documentaries That Will Blow Yo.

Attention, Filmmakers: Avoid These Post-Production Pitfal. We need to start a new conversation about infidelity. The 10 Personality Disorders. Why Do We Try To Make Our Partners Jealous? Shooting Your Way Around the 180 Degree Rule and an Introduction to Composition Basics. 5 People You Need To Kick To The Curb If You Plan On Being Successful. Track Your Time to Get More Done. Why Successful People Leave Their Loser Friends Behind. Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate. How to Convincingly Fake Confidence, Happiness and Other Necessary Feelings in the Workplace. Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career. 7 Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Kept Their Day Jobs While Starting Their Businesses.

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure. This 90-Minute Morning Routine Will Make Your Workday More Productive. 7 Strategies This Loud Digital Marketer Used to Reach More Than 300,000 Subscribers. This Mind Trick Works Way Better Than Delusional Optimism. 6 Ways to Make a Great First Impression. 5 Tricks to Strengthen Your Content Marketing. 7 Ways to Excel at Asking for Advice From Experts. Mentors News & Topics. How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions. Vision Statements: Why You Need One and How to Create One. Primal Marketing: 4 Ways to Create an Instant Connection with Customers. 8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy. Use These 3 Analysis Tools to Prepare a Killer Business Plan. Why You Should Never Accept Business Favors From Personal Friends. Report: The Promise Of Big Data Is Recognized But Rarely Realized. Report: The Promise Of Big Data Is Recognized But Rarely Realized. Freedom From Plunder: Frédéric Bastiat.

Freedom From Plunder: Frédéric Bastiat. On the Principles of Economic Principles. 5 Ways to Make Enough Side Money to Eventually Quit Your Job. The 15-Minute Routine This Man Used to Write More Than 40 Books. The importance of self-care. Elevate - Brain Training. Fabulous: Motivate Me! Tracking Your Spending With Simple. Don't Make a Budget Without Reading This. Career Planning: Identifying the Best Fit. Listen to Yomna Makky, Content Marketer at the 1st Egyptian Inbound Agency- Unicorn's Horn Episode 6. A Bunch of Brands Walk Into a Bar & Slam Down Shots of Success. How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic) Goldman, JPMorgan Said to Fire 30 Analysts for Cheating on Tests. The Most Controversial Photograph of 9/11. Understanding alcohol use disorders and their treatment. The 10 Personality Disorders. The Mysterious Pixel Illustrations Of Uno Moralez Disturbs And Provokes The Imagination - Beautiful/Decay.

Realism Archives - Beautiful/Decay. There's So Much More to Directing Than Being on Se. First Person: 12 Invaluable Tips for First-Time Filmmaker. New Research Shows DNA Can Be Altered by Trauma, Passed On to Offspring. Capturing the Most Beautiful Time of Day: 5 Tips on Shooting in Golden Hour. 129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History. Shot Process. Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki. 5 Tips for Networking With Filmmakers at Film Festivals. Will Sensel’s Shape-Shifting Trackpad Surpass Apple Force Touch? 10 papercut projects that you'll love. Song of the Sea Official US Release Trailer - Irish Animated Movie HD. Edward knippers biography - بحث Google‏

Realism Archives - Beautiful/Decay. Incredible Carved Wood Beetle Cabinet By Latvian Artist. ويسكي _Whiskey by Ahmed Eleraqy. الأذان مع ترنيمة مريم -تانيا قسيس by Rodaina Gamal II. Tomie: Saishuu-shô - kindan no kajitsu (2002) The 5 best Android apps for designers.