What is Post-Production — The Final Steps in the Process

BasicsOpen menu What is Post-Production What is VFX What are Special Effects What is Virtual Production What is SFX Makeup What is CGI What is Mocap What is Compositing What is Matte Painting What is Chroma Key What is a Green Screen What is a Blue Screen What is Practical Effects What is Motion Graphics… Continue reading What is Post-Production — The Final Steps in the Process

What Does a Sound Designer Do — Role & Duties Explained

EssentialsOpen menu What is Sound Design What Does a Sound Designer Do Sound Editing vs Sound Mixing What is Voice Over What is a Foley Artist What is Diegetic Sound  What is Non-Diegetic Sound What is a Film Score What is Asynchronous Sound What is Music Licensing What is a Film Composer What is a… Continue reading What Does a Sound Designer Do — Role & Duties Explained

Film Production Budget — Low to High Budget Films Explained

How do people make movies? Writers, actors, directors, surely play a part, but there’s something more important than a movie’s creators, and that thing is money. Movies need money; that’s an irrefutable fact. And it’s the sole goal of the financier(s) to get a positive return on their investment. We’re going to look at how… Continue reading Film Production Budget — Low to High Budget Films Explained

Dune — Denis Villeneuve Directing Techniques Explained

It was the book they said couldn’t be filmed. Many before him tried— to varying degrees of success— but the Denis Villeneuve Dune adaptation stands as the definitive cinematic telling of this intimidating science fiction story. So, how was Villeneuve able to succeed where others failed? We’ll start by taking a brief look at Villeneuve’s… Continue reading Dune — Denis Villeneuve Directing Techniques Explained

What is a Greensman — Definition and Job Description Explained

In the world of film and television production, many unique roles contribute to the creation of captivating and immersive scenes. One such role is that of a greensperson, a professional responsible for the design, installation, and maintenance of natural elements on set.  In this article, we will explore the ins and outs of this specialized profession,… Continue reading What is a Greensman — Definition and Job Description Explained

What is Film Marketing — How to Sell Movies to an Audience

Film Financing Film Production Pre-Production Post-Production Film Distribution Film Marketing Making a movie is an extraordinary accomplishment that requires skill, perseverance, and a little bit of luck. But just because you’ve made a movie doesn’t mean anyone is going to see it. That’s where marketing comes in. What is film marketing? And what marketing approaches… Continue reading What is Film Marketing — How to Sell Movies to an Audience