ECLECTRIX PRESENTS: Bettye LaVette "HOLDIN' ON"

Hailed by the New York Times as “one of the great soul interpreters of her generation”, Bettye LaVette is a vocalist who can take any type of song and make it completely her own. Bettye is one of very few of her contemporaries who were recording during the birth of soul music in the 1960s and is...

Gay USA 5/18/2022

∎ We mourn the loss of Urvashi Vaid, one of the premier LGBTQ activists of our time. ∎ Federal judge stops AL from enforcing its criminalization of trans health care for minors. ∎ TX Supreme Court renders mixed decision on investigations of those providing trans health care for minors. ∎ In FL...

Gay USA 5/11/2022

The fight for abortion rights and LGBTQ freedom gets hotter; all the LGBTQ Tony nominations. ∎ Resistance builds to the Supreme Court’s assault on abortion rights that has divided the nation and threatens LGBTQ rights. ∎ One lesbian rises in the White House and another falls on “Jeopardy!,” but only...

Are FilAms Safe in NYC?

The Makilala crew Rachelle, Cristina and Jen interview Deputy Mayor Maria Torres-Springer and Priest Julian S. Jagudilla in a conversation that seeks to bring hope in the midst of the lack of security sense that surrounds NYers.

Gay USA 5/5/2022

ACLU’s James Esseks explains the draft Supreme Court decision on abortion rights and how it threatens LGBTQ+ people.

Gay USA 4/27/2022

Attacks on LGBTQ+ people are increasingly violent; but “Jeopardy” has a new lesbian winning streak. ∎ Florida and other red states continue war on LGBTQ people, women, and Black people. President weighs in. ∎ An anti-trans activist threatens dictionary company. ∎ In Chile, a lesbian Catholic school...

Gay USA 4/20/2022

FL Gov. DeSantis still on an anti-LGBTQ rampage; but Gay CO Gov., gay MO Rep. and straight MI Sen. fight back ∎ More anti-LGBTQ bigotry from FL Gov. De Santis. Out CO Gov. Polis hits back. ∎ A NY Democrat supports “Don’t Say Gay,” then backtracks. ∎ Legislators in Missouri and Michigan confront...

Eclectrix presents... Jordan McLean - Part 1 of ll

Jordan McLean is a New York City-based composer, arranger, bandleader, trumpeter, producer and educator. McLean has been active in the professional music world since 1995, having performed, recorded and collaborated with a multitude of musicians, ensembles and performance organizations around the...

Eight Tips for Better Results When Shooting on Green Screen

June 15, 2022

Green screen compositing isn't just a matter of setting up a backdrop, shooting your film or video, and clicking some buttons in your favorite video editing program. To get the best results you need to make sure you set up your green screen and your camera to get a clean image that makes it easy for...