What is a Light Meter — Understanding the Photographer’s Tool

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What is the Rule of Three — A Literary Device for Writers

The rule of three is one of the most important rules in all of writing – but what is the rule of three? We’re going to explore this fascinating and useful rule by looking at examples in sentences, situations, and stories. This article will serve as a referential guide for you to circle back to… Continue reading What is the Rule of Three — A Literary Device for Writers

What is a Color Palette — How to Use Them in Visual Arts

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What are Screenlife Movies — Inside Cinema’s Modern Genre

Screenlife movies have exploded in popularity in recent years. But what is screenlife? And what are screenlife movies? We’re going to answer those questions by examining the defining characteristics of screenlife, then we’ll look at some screenlife movies to see how they’re put into action. By the end, you’ll know what screenlife is, why it’s… Continue reading What are Screenlife Movies — Inside Cinema’s Modern Genre

What is Digital Distribution — Film, Music, and Gaming

The digital realm has fundamentally changed the way media – music, film, television, video games, and more – are distributed. But what is digital distribution? We’re going to break down digital distribution by looking at how various industries bring their content to the masses. By the end, you’ll know what digital distribution is, and where… Continue reading What is Digital Distribution — Film, Music, and Gaming

What is Vector Animation — A Quick Guide for Beginners

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What is Color Theory — A Guide for Image Makers

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What is Agitprop — Definition, History, and Examples

What is agitprop? It’s a term you may have heard before, but couldn’t be blamed for forgetting. But fear not, we’re going to define agitprop by breaking down an “agitprop definition” with examples, from theater, print, and digital news. By the end, you’ll know what agitprop is, and why it’s accrued renewed popularity in the… Continue reading What is Agitprop — Definition, History, and Examples

What is Film Theory — How to Study Film (And Why)

Cinematography Terms Screenwriting Terms Film Terms Film Crew Positions What is film theory? Is it just the theory of film? Or is it something more? Fear not, we’re going to answer the question “what is film theory?” with a film theory definition. We’re also going to examine a variety of different aspects of film theory,… Continue reading What is Film Theory — How to Study Film (And Why)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Script: Quotes & Characters

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Parallelism Examples — Writing, Speeches, Shakespeare & More

Parallelism, or parallel structure, is a grammar style that ensures linguistic clarity. We’re going to explore parallelism examples from writing with the goal of better understanding parallel structure. By the end, you’ll know how parallelism works, and how to implement it in your writing. Tip: that last sentence was an example of parallelism in action!Continue… Continue reading Parallelism Examples — Writing, Speeches, Shakespeare & More

What is an Inciting Incident — Definition & Script Examples

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Connotation vs Denotation — Examples & Differences Explained

ConnotationOpen menu Connotation Negative Connotation Positive Connotation Denotation Connotation vs Denotation Connotation vs denotation: one is subjective, the other is objective. Can you guess which is which? Fear not, no guessing required; we’re going to explain everything there is to know about connotation vs denotation by breaking down examples from literature and film. By the… Continue reading Connotation vs Denotation — Examples & Differences Explained

What Are the Types of Characters in a Story

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Taxi Driver Script PDF Download — Plot, Quotes, & Ending

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What is an Epistrophe — Definition, Examples for Writers

Abraham Lincoln famously said that “no government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall perish from this Earth.” But did you know that “the people” is a famous example of an epistrophe? So, what is an epistrophe? We’re going to break down epistrophes by looking at epistrophe examples in writing. By… Continue reading What is an Epistrophe — Definition, Examples for Writers