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DIRECTING MOTION TOUR

Read The News and Review articles from the Directing Motion Tour with Vincent Laforet.

Full Critiques, Magazines Articles, and Press Coverage for the Directing Motion Tour.

DSLR VIDEO SHOOTER

The second I saw this tour I signed up. Vincent Laforet is going to be all over the country with the Direction Motion Tour teaching camera motion and production skills. If you have been wanting to improve your cinematography skills you have got to check out this training. Watch this trailer to get a better idea of what the tour will be offering.

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PRO VIDEO COALITION

Vincent Laforet is a man with no shortage of accolades. A three-time winner at the prestigious 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, Laforet has been named one of the "100 Most Influential People in Photography." He was also awarded with the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Cannes Lions.

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DODDLE

Vincent Laforet was enjoying a dune buggy vacation, when tragedy struck and he ended up with an arm broken in six places. Ouch. And it would force just about any runner and gunner to lay up and heal. But not Vincent, who not only saw it as an opportunity, but as an educational one, to boot.

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B & H PHOTO/VIDEO

The Psychological Impact of Camera Movement

Since the release of his 2008 short film Reverie, which was shot using the Canon 5D Mark II, Vincent Laforet has become an influential figure in the video-making community.

CREATIVE COW

It’s very important that while he will be basing the workshop on some of the best films of all time, the principles Vincent will show and teach are ones to be applied to ANY shoot. 

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Iso 1900

"Directing Motion Tour" Sneak Peak by Vincent Laforet

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INDIE WIRE

Motion is one of Laforet's main obsessions. He believes that camera movements must be purposeful and must not only capture a director’s vision but also elicit an emotional response from viewers.  

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FILMMAKER MAGAZINE

Vincent Laforet is a Los Angeles based director and DP who has directed a number of commercials and short narrative films. A prize winning still photographer who has worked for The New York Times, he is perhaps best known for Reverie, the short movie that introduced the world to the video capabilities of the Canon 5D Mark II.

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FSTOPPERS

SPOILER WARNING

Listening to Vincent Laforet might leave you forever changed, never able to watch film or TV the same way again.

News Shooter

Vincent Laforet is the best known pioneer of the video DSLR revolution with his early work on the 5D mkII. Once a news photographer for the New York Times, he turned his attention to creating video and is now a director working in LA. The move from stills to shooting video, and now to directing, has taught Laforet many things...

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No Film School

When you have no choice left. That’s experience and discipline to know that you should always try to go for gold, but when it’s clear you’re not going to make your day, there is no reason to have a really fancy move that you can’t edit into a sequence because you don’t have the final piece.

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JON ROEMERS BLOG

This was a great day which included live action recreations of two scenes from Schindler’s List in the morning and some original setups in the afternoon. Throughout the day Vincent fills you in on how motion is created in films, how to use it to further the story and when best to use it

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MOTIONVFX

I ordered nearly 100 BluRays of my favorite films and a few key TV series, and watched them while taking copious notes. In all I’ve already spent close to 300 hours analyzing my favorite films and scenes… and I have more than 400 examples to share that I will surely have to decimate down to the very best ones…

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MARMOSET

Laforet studied 100 of the best films

After 300 hours of research, with over 400 examples to share, Laforet designed a six theme daytime workshop and an evening seminar catering to filmmakers of all levels.

PIXEL BOKEH

I ordered nearly 100 BluRays of my favorite films and a few key TV series, and watched them while taking copious notes. In all I’ve already spent close to 300 hours analyzing my favorite films and scenes… and I have more than 400 examples to share that I will surely have to decimate down to the very best ones…

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REEL SEO

We had the pleasure of speaking with the Pulitzer Prize winning photo-journalist turned director Vincent Laforet this week. He's about to embark on a mammoth 32 city tour over the next 10 weeks giving his acclaimed day-long workshops on Directing Motion.

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PHILLIP BLOOM

I have done a number of 1, 2 & 3 day workshops over the past 5 years, rarely more than 2 or 3 in a row. I once did 12 in the US in 4 weeks about 4 years ago, that was hard… but nothing that compares with what my good friend Vincent LaForet is doing starting next week.

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PLANET 5D BLOG

First, let me just tell you that Vincent Laforet Directing Motion training (get a discount there too) is worth going to, it may or when your ability to watch movies without seeing every bit of motion and how they made it, but if you’re a filmmaker, learning these skills will be very important to you in the long run.

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SHANE HURLBUT'S BLOG

Vincent is Clear about his Goals

While most creatives would probably have gone crazy from not being able to work for a few months, Vincent, the practical man that he is, turned his luck around by producing a 10 week, 32 city educational tour called "Directing Motion."

RENDER EDGE MEDIA

After attending Vincent Laforet's  Directing Motion Tour 2014 in Boston, I was left inspired, exhilarated and very humbled.

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NO FILM SCHOOL

We’re going to shoot this stuff live with some of the best cinema gear in the business for all of your gear heads… and you’ll be invited to be part of the crew.

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SMALL HD

After 300 hours of research, with over 400 examples to share, Laforet designed a six theme daytime workshop and an evening seminar catering to filmmakers of all levels.

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VFX/PDX

Director/Producer/DP extraordinaire Vincent Laforet is hitting the road in rock star fashion with a workshop and seminar that looks to be mind blowing.  I think most of us remember Vincent’s critical testing and early work with the Canon 5D as the DSLR video revolution was happening around us.

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