why-Time Lapse?

An information packed and entertaining look at crucial elements from my perspective as a working time lapse short film maker. Historical perspective, (do you know what’s considered the first time lapse film?) selected examples of camera moves, clips from completed projects and lots of graphics illustrate what you should know when determining the route for your next project.


Key points. (IMHO)

01)  Historical perspective


02)  Reasons for time lapse


Time Lapse Short Film

03)  The Fabulous Forum


04)  Cameras and motion control devices


05)  Dolly shot set up


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06)  The Rose Bowl



07)  Motion control clips


08)  Edited camera files


09)  Ideas



10)  Birds eye view


Video and Time Lapse

11)  The Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project


12)  Cost factors


13)  A testimonial


14)  Applause and additional resources



A podcast interview I did with my friend Nigel Merrick over at zenologue: time lapse business generation tips

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