The use of motiongraphics/animation is still pretty new at The New York Times. We're still figuring things out, but I thought it might be useful for some people to see what our work flow is like.
For the Michael Jackson Memorial piece I worked on, we decided before I left for L.A. that we would use the Canon 5D Mark II to try and push the look of the piece, and to try something new. The first thing I did, is call up a freelancer, Patrick Burke, to run sound. Patrick used to be an AC (Assistant Camera) in L.A. so he came with all the right tools, including a film slate that we used to sync audio from a Marantz...
Zach Wise / Las Vegas Sun
In journalism, every medium has a format it can lay claim to. Well, almost every medium. Print journalism uses photographs, radio uses audio and television uses video. But the web can use all of these, and more. Interactive panoramas are uniquely web centric.
I've put together a tutorial on how to shoot a timelapse using a DSLR and intevelometer. The tutorial covers everything from settings you should use to making the time-lapse video in quicktime.(more...)