Technical Scouting at Tate Modern

As filmmakers, we’re tasked with telling compelling stories through the visual medium. However, I believe that filmmaking is about problem-solving. One of the biggest challenges in documentary filmmaking is figuring out how to use the limitations of your space to your advantage. Technical scouting is an industry practice that involves viewing a shoot space ahead

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You got this.

I’ve worked as a graphic designer for the last 7 years, and I have never once illustrated anything worth mentioning. My illustration skills past college consisted of drawing stick people or the occasional flower. So you can imagine my sheer terror when my manager approached me last December to tell me that I would be

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2017 American Advertising Awards

Red Hat went to the local American Advertising Awards at the Durham Armory last Thursday night. And we got a little fancy, as we do. This is our second year in a row entering our work into this distinguished national competition, whose aim is “to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the

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Where Open Source Stories can come from and why sharing them is important

The Open Patient has humble beginnings rooted in the open source way where good ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. Rushing out the door into the gray morning for another business trip, Mark Coggin, director of product marketing for Red Hat, grabbed the damp copy of the Boston Globe lying in the driveway. He

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Open source storytelling: Bringing our passion for filmmaking to the festival crowd

The West Chester Film Festival is an annual film festival dedicated to short films of all genres, and was held April 22-24 in West Chester, PA. Our short documentary, e-NABLE: Open technology, faster progress, was not only accepted into the film festival, but it was also nominated for and (spoiler alert) won Best Documentary! Here’s

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The filming of Penn Manor: The Power of Open in Education 

When our team was tasked with finding human-centered open source stories, we searched through a lot of material. Charlie Reisinger, IT director for the Penn Manor school district, who helped bring an open educational model and a 1:1 laptop program to Penn Manor High School, kept resurfacing as a story with passion and potential that

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Open Source Stories: A new film series from Red Hat Films

As the Creative Strategy + Design + Video team geared up for this past Summit we came across some inspiring open source stories with help from our colleagues at OpenSource.com. We were so moved and excited by all of the different ways open source can be woven into the world that we jumped at the

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