Author: Dillon Vita-Finzi

5 Lessons for Film School Entrepreneurship

At VideoBlocks, we know a thing or two about entrepreneurship in filmmaking. Almost ten years ago we were an army of one; Joel Holland, our founder and CEO, sold his stock video...


4 Academic Departments That Benefit from Stock Video

Although we’ve often written about the value of our Digital Backpack for film programs, VideoBlocks for Education knows that digital literacy is a cross-disciplinary issue...


5 Possibilities for the Future of Film Education

New technologies have made it easier than ever for anyone with an idea to create a movie and distribute it. This has left many professors and industry insiders wondering what film...


Top 25 Film School Rankings - Best Over Time

Here at VideoBlocks for Education, one of our company’s core values is that “we heart data,” which is why we began to wonder after looking at the numbers from...


Announcing the 2015 Student Film Competition Grand Prize Winner

The decision is in from our guest judge, cinematographer and director of photography Arthur Albert, and VideoBlocks for Education is excited to announce the winner of our 2015...


Best Practices For Digital Literacy In Higher Education [eBook]

As higher education’s embrace of digital media marches forward, it’s important we not lose sight of the research in which it is grounded. Digital literacy is not to be...


15 Emerging Student Filmmakers

From dazzling animations never before possible to traditional shorts made with the finesse of a much more experienced director, festivals around the world have seen a steady...


Digital Storytelling - Researchers Find New Ways to Engage Students

The bored, daydreaming student is more than a cliche. It’s a real problem educators face at all levels. As more and more students find it difficult to focus, spend adequate...


Announcing the 6 Finalists in Our Student Film Competition

We’re excited to announce the six finalists in our Student Film Competition, which was open to all undergraduate and graduate level student filmmakers. We received...


Why Hollywood Loves Data (And So Should Film Students)

For a long time now Hollywood has branded itself as an industry of artists and risk takers—innovators of art, not science; however, audiences would be surprised by the level of...