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Making It - Episode 4 - Casting Websites, How to Hold Auditions and Table Reads - Header

Making It: The Casting Process — Pre-Production Process: Ep4

EPISODE 4Mission: AuditionSetting up casting calls and actor auditions are one of the most ...

How to Write Dialogue Like Quentin Tarantino - Kill Bill Analysis - Featured - StudioBinder

How to Write Dialogue Like Quentin Tarantino — Kill Bill Analysis

Quentin Tarantino is known for many things as a filmmaker. His films have unpredictable ...

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How To Create Striking First and Final Frames in Your Film

A beginning, middle, and end are the bare bones that support the structure of ...

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Blocking and Staging a Scene like Spielberg, Kubrick, and Inarritu

Watching a scene is easy, but blocking and staging a scene effectively is a ...

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Making It: Location Scouting — Pre-Production Process: Ep3

EPISODE 3Location LockdownA film is only as good as the locations. Finding a great ...

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Making It: Key Hires — Pre-Production Process: Ep2

EPISODE 2Department Head HuntingThe first step to building a great film crew is securing ...

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Making It: Wrapping Up Production — Pre-Production Process: Ep6

EPISODE 6Finale: Mental MistakesThe wait is over! In our final episode, we take a ...

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Making It: Final Preparation — Pre-Production Process: Ep5

EPISODE 511th Hour FalloutIt's time to build your entire film crew and secure your ...

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How Dan Harmon’s Story Circle Can Make Your Story Better

T he Story Circle is a classic example of story structure and the Hero’s journey, ...

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How Christopher Nolan Films use Circles to Warp Sight and Sound

Understanding how Christopher Nolan approaches filmmaking is an important step to improving your own ...