Filmmaking

The Three Main Stages of Video Production

The process in itself is tedious. Take in factors to consider, the pressure, and the money involved and it all will be rewarding in the end.

Video production will indeed be complex for the beginner. That can be a misconception if not given the proper guide. So here goes, the 3 EASY steps to producing your …

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The Value Of Proper Music Composition In A Film

We have all heard the famous score for the Spielberg film "Jaws". The eerie two notes that creep into the hushed theater, heightening the viewer's anxiety as an unseen monster approaches to claim its next victim.

The film that terrified an entire generation enough to think twice before stepping into …

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Behind the Lens

The making of a film is a collaborative process involving many people. The cinematographer or director of photography is responsible, with his gaffer for the visuals, lighting the set and creating the right atmosphere. Operating the camera is usually done by a camera operator but sometimes the director of photography (DP) will do both jobs. …

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1930’s Hollywood Movie Memories – The Golden Age of Hollywood

The early part of the 1930’s provided less in the way of Hollywood Movie Memories, and more in the way of memories of the Great Depression. In spite of the decades slow start, Hollywood would go on to have one of the most creatively and financially successful eras in motion picture history.

It was during the …

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CGI Cyber ​​Movies

The movie 300 heralded the beginning of a new era in film making. So hot on the heels of 300, Beowolf suggests that the digital film revolution is beginning to gather pace. How long can actors, agents and cameramen continue to claim that they are an integral part of the film …

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The Evolution Of The Motion Picture, Part 2

The early years of the Motion Picture saw such films as The Shiek (1915), The Birth Of A Nation (1915), Nosferatu (1922), Wings (1927), Metropolis (1927) and one of my personal favorites and one of the last silent movies ever made Pandora’s Box (1929) have long and profitable runs but the ever changing landscape of …

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A Good Story Transcends Film Production Costs

If you have a good story to tell there is no reason why you should not make it into an independent film. With the right film production techniques, the right script, the right people working with you and a relatively small amount of money you can make a low budget movie that …

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Film Schools and Their Benefits

Phoenix, Arizona has long been thought of as among the film industry’s favorite locations for shooting movies – what with “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” and “Little Miss Sunshine” on the list. Phoenix is considered as one of the primary movie industry hubs in Southwestern United States as it’s home to several locally-based film, commercial, …

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A Great Reason Why People Need to Watch Comedy Movies

Everyone needs a good laugh from time to time. That is when we go to see a good comedy. There are many reasons why this genre of movies is good. Everyone needs a little bit of laughter at some point in their life. They have to smile because things in this life just wear us …

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Fun Facts About "Life of Pi"

The movie “Life of Pi” is based on a novel of the same name written by Yann Martell. Although the book and movie revolve mostly around characters that are from India, Martell himself is Canadian. During his childhood and teenage years, Martell lived in Spain, Costa Rica, Mexico, France, and Canada. He writes in English, …

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