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A Short Guide to Writing About Motion Graphics

story © Michael Betancourt | published April 9, 2015 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



MICHAEL BETANCOURT NEWS

My new book that explains the basics of what research is for and how to use it when writing critical examinations of motion pictures that do not tell stories. Explained using clear examples taken from published writing, this book shows how to approach a writing assignment from beginning to completion, covering such topics as "The Purpose of Research," "How to Create and Use a Close Reading," "The Relationship Between Writing and Revision," and "Common Problems and Their Solutions." This book is an essential guide for any student writing about motion graphics. The process it presents has one simple goal: writing clearly for publication.

A Short Guide to Writing About Motion Graphics, by Michael Betancourt, $19.95






 
CROSSROADS 2015, program 4: Saturday April 11 @ 4 PM

story © Michael Betancourt | published April 7, 2015 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



movies: SHOWS & SCREENINGS

forward reverse read write: conjectures about the animal

Victoria Theatre
4pm
$5 - $10

In Person: Michael Betancourt; Karissa Hahn; Jeremy Moss and Deborah Stratman





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NANO Interview

story © Michael Betancourt | published April 5, 2015 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



theory: DIGITAL CAPITALISM

New American Notes Online is running "An Interview with Michael Betancourt" discussing the theory of digital capitalism.






 
10th anniversary Experiments in Cinema Best of Show

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 17, 2015 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



movies: SHOWS & SCREENINGS

The Best of Experiments in Cinema at the Southwest Film Center at the University of New Mexico, 6 pm Friday March 20

Tickets are $5




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Crossroads Festival schedule announced!

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 11, 2015 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



movies: SHOWS & SCREENINGS

My movie Dancing Glitch is in Crossroads, Program 4: forward reverse read write: conjectures about the animal

In Person: Michael Betancourt; Karissa Hahn; Jeremy Moss; Deborah Stratman

Screening on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm:

Cicatrix (2014) by Jeremy Moss
Soon (2014, Bay Area premiere) by Jeanne Liotta
Dancing Glitch (2013) by Michael Betancourt
Lentre Deux (2014) by Karl Lemieux
Sayres Vapor (2013, world premiere) by Karissa Hahn
Conjectures (2013) by Pablo Mazzolo
As Near as Light (2014, world premiere) by Susan DeLeo
Second Sighted (2014, Bay Area premiere) by Deborah Stratman
The Golden Hour (2014; Bay Area premiere) by Ross Meckfessel
Laborat (2014, Bay Area premiere) by Guillaume Cailleau
Jenny Haniver (2014, world premiere) by Stephen Broomer.




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