Motivational songs for overcoming obstacles are BIG songs. Packed with motivational messages and power-filled orchestration they are the kind that get you up and going at the gym even though you are tired. They are the ones we hear at the game when there are a few seconds left on the clock and the score …More
Brainstorming is defined as a group creativity technique for trouble-shooting problems and finding effective solutions. For an indie or first-time director, brainstorming with other “creatives” can be a great way to begin the process of storyboarding during the all- important pre-production phase.
Making your storyboard a realistic depiction of your script and artistic vision can present …More
The Tintin movie rumour mill is starting to crank up. The biggest amount of speculation is who is set to play Tintin. Kirsten Myburgh has been linked to the lead role for a while. There have been many actors linked to the Tintin character. The Tintin movie to be directed by Steven Spielberg and Peter …More
I have noticed a lot of people getting confused by the difference between color correction and color grading. This includes myself when I first started getting more and more involved in films and filmmaking. Once I understood the difference, I started really paying attention to a films color scheme and variations in the color as …More
The methods that each individual film producer uses may vary but in the end, for the most part, all commercial films are made by the same three stage process. Inevitably production will be broken up into other sub-stages but in the end everything that is dome will fall into one of three categories.
The first stage …More
What is editing?
Editing helps to put all the shots into a proper sequence so that the film comes out as a comprehensive whole unit. Editing is so important that it can actually make or break the entire film. The editor is a creative professional who works with the story, pacing, dialogue, music as well as …More
For those already within Dubai or wishing to travel to the UAE for filming, both the government and an evolving local film and media production industry are accelerating the process for aspiring filmmakers to get into the industry.
The past decade has seen the world's celluloid lens focus its attention on …More
So you want to make movies, and actually get recognized for your efforts? The best way to start off is to make a short film. Creating a short can show what you have to offer as a filmmaker in a nice, little package. Here are 10 steps to help guide …More
Ever wonder how the 3D movie craze got started? Well, put on your plastic-framed anaglyph 3D glasses and come for a stroll down Memory Lane!
First, a bit of science: Anaglyph 3D images are made by using two layers of color that are shifted slightly when laid on top of …More
Photography has always been a part of our lives. It has helped people capture precious memories – both the good and the bad. Through the years, photography equipment and techniques have evolved to become its own art form. Technology continues to evolve, constantly changing the landscape in which a professional photographer works his trade. Here …More