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SCRIPT, a part of IBM’s Document Composition Facility or DCF, is a text markup language for IBM z/VM and z/OS systems. SCRIPT was developed for CP-67/CMS by Stuart Madnick at MIT, succeeding CTSS RUNOFF. The current version is called SCRIPT/VS.
SCRIPT is a procedural markup language. Inline commands called control words, indicated by a period in the first column of a logical line, describe the desired appearance of the formatted text.
IBM’s Generalized Markup Language ...

Four Steps to Great Content from Vimeo's Video School

Four Steps to Great Content from Vimeos Video School

What are the things you need to know when you tell a good story, and turn that into great content? Luckily, Stillmotion is going to lend us some tips on what you should be thinking about before you even pick up a camera. This makes things easier on you when you decide that you're going to go on a shoot.

10 Lessons I Learned on My First Major Video Production

10 Lessons I Learned on My First Major Video Production

Recently, we put the wraps on post production on my Not So Super pilot episode. I thought, since this was my first major video production, I would share what I learned while shooting it. This won't be of interest to those of you who have ...

Why Pre-Production Creative Meetings Are Key to Video Project Planning [Reel Rebel #28]

Why Pre Production Creative Meetings Are Key to Video Project Planning [Reel Rebel #28]

Most people, especially creative types, cringe at the thought of having a meeting. However, when you are putting together a video project it is essential to sit down with the necessary parties, do your brainstorming, define your production aims, style, key messages and target audience, and ensure ...

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

Webmasters using Flowplayer 3.2 or earlier may have woken up to a pleasant surprise in Google Analytics the day after implementation. Visits doubled overnight, but how is that possible? Don’t get too excited because half of those visits are most likely fake visits. Flowplayer 3.2 ...

Cinemek Storyboard Composer: Mobile Storyboarding iPad App Review [ReelRebel #26]

Cinemek Storyboard Composer: Mobile Storyboarding iPad App Review [ReelRebel #26]

One of the most important aspects of pre-production is to create a storyboard.  While having a script perfected is important, it is just as important to have a storyboard before you start shooting so you don't miss any essential shots.  This will prevent you from ...

How Machinima Generates Content Through A Filmmaker & Directors Community

How Machinima Generates Content Through A Filmmaker & Directors Community

On my recent trip to Machinima headquarters, I got a chance to speak with CEO Allen DeBevoise. One of the things I was interested in talking with him about is how Machinima goes about generating their wide range of online video content. Turns out they ...

Tips For Creating An Online Video Series For Your Business

Tips For Creating An Online Video Series For Your Business

The verdict is in: Online videos are the new marketing method for businesses, both small and large alike.  And if you can create a series that keeps people coming back time and time again to watch the next segment, it's even better.  (Admit it—you haven't ...

4 YouTube Tips For ReelSEO Subscribers - The Reel Web Creator TIp #23

4 YouTube Tips For ReelSEO Subscribers   The Reel Web Creator TIp #23

This week I dug through the channels of over 3,000 YouTube subscribers to ReelSEO and identified a few common mistakes that being made that could help you all improve your videos and presence on YouTube. I also picked out a few of my favorite channels ...

Hulu Original Programming To Include First Scripted Series, Documentaries

Hulu Original Programming To Include First Scripted Series, Documentaries

In a move that appears to be a response to Netflix and their foray into original programming, Hulu has announced three original series for this year.  One of them you already know.  Morgan Spurlock's A Day in the Life will return for a second season ...

Crowdsourced Video Wins Big With Poptent-Created Dell Ad During National Championship Game

Crowdsourced Video Wins Big With Poptent Created Dell Ad During National Championship Game

Poptent is a crowdsourced video service that connects companies in need of affordable video to filmmakers and directors. It's a bit like an auction of sorts, with brands posting creative briefs and videographers completing the job and competing to win the official gig. And earlier ...

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