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Alyssa Maio is a screenwriter from New Jersey, now living in Los Angeles. She works as a copywriter here at StudioBinder.
How the Best Method Actors Prepare for their Roles

How The Best Method Actors Prepare For Their Roles

We’ve all seen actors lose themselves in roles so deeply, they transport us to ...

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Catchlight Photography: How to Capture Eye Light with Purpose

Whether you’re a filmmaker or photographer, capturing near perfect eye light can really help ...

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Best Wes Anderson Movies, Ranked for Filmmakers

The aesthetic of Wes Anderson can be seen from miles away. His directing style ...

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Up Script: Scenes, Analysis, and Screenplay PDF Download

Disney Pixar has created some of the greatest cinematic stories of all time. Writer-director ...

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What is a Prime Lens and What are the Benefits of Using One?

Kit lenses are great for beginners, but if you’re at the point where you ...

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What is Persistence of Vision? Definition of an Optical Phenomenon

One of the most fascinating aspects of animation is the creation of visual continuity ...

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What is a Tilt Shift Lens? The Tilt Shift Effect Explained

What is a tilt shift lens? The tilt-shift lens manipulates optics and perception — ...

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What is Bokeh in Photography & Video? Bokeh Meaning and Creative Examples

Once you’re familiar with the basics of photography and videography, more advanced techniques are ...

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What is a Logline? [with FREE Logline Formula Template]

Summarizing an entire screenplay is not an easy thing to do. Let alone in ...

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When is Golden Hour? How to Capture the Perfect Light

Golden hour is a term to describe a certain kind of light that is ...