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What Does an Assistant Director Do? Defining the 1st AD

The nuances of film terminology are extensive. And learning the lingo can get a ...

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What is Chiaroscuro in Film? Definition, Techniques, & Film Examples

For decades, filmmakers have been evolving and becoming more creative when considering lighting and ...

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Formatting a Screenplay: How to Put Your Story Into Screenplay Format

Alright — you’ve got it. The screenplay idea that will change the world, break box ...

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The Best Drone Footage: A Closer Look with the DJI Mavic Air

The most recent drone from DJI Mavik is the Air. It’s lightweight, (mildly) affordable, ...

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Where is the Sundance Film Festival?

The Sundance Film Festival is a branch of the Sundance Institute. It is the ...

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What is a Tilt Shot? Essentials of Tilt Camera Movement

Before style is developed, grasping the basics of cinematography is critical. This post briefly ...

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When Was YouTube Created (and What Was the First Video)

YouTube was sold one year after its creation, for 1.65 billion dollars. It’s hard ...

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How the ‘Whiplash’ Short Film Became the ‘Whiplash’ Movie

Normally, filmmakers write a short film before they write the feature script for the ...