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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.
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What is an Establishing Shot? Creative Examples that Set the Tone

You’ve written a script or maybe you’re trying to figure out a script’s shot ...

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How to Clean Camera Sensors: What to Consider to Avoid Damage

Cleaning camera sensors isn’t challenging, it just requires meticulousness and the know-how to do ...

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What is Deep Depth of Field? Definition and Examples

Dof basicsShallow dofDeep dofDOF GuideTYPES OF CAMERA FOCUS If you’re just getting your feet ...

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The Rule of Six: How to Edit Effectively with Walter Murch’s Eye Trace

Directors and cinematographers shoot with purpose, as they match their technical shot choices with ...

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What is Depth of Field? Examples of Shallow vs Deep Depth of Field

Dof basicsShallow dofDeep dofDOF GuideTYPES OF CAMERA FOCUS If you’re hoping to become a ...

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Rules of Shot Composition in Film: A Definitive Guide

T here are many ways to film the same scene.  The director’s decisions depend on ...

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What is French New Wave? Background and Revolutionary Techniques

The French New Wave changed the ways movies were made forever and influenced some ...

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The 10 Absolute Best Stop Motion Movies

Stop motion movies are no easy feat. When it comes to animating features, creating ...

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Best Movie Breakup Scenes (& Their Makeup Scenes)

The Best Breakup Scenes? Classifying on-screen heartbreak into a “best” category may be a ...