Filmmaking

Five Essential Steps For Developing Your Own Reality TV Show Or Documentary Film

These 5 steps will show you how to set out on the trail in direction of growing your individual actuality TV present or documentary movie with knowledgeable, effectively thought out idea and a strong 30 second pitch.

1. THE HOMEWORK: The first step in growing your present or documentary movie is analysis. As you start flushing …

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The Three Stages of Commercial Film Production

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 …

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Importance Of Editing In Film Production

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 …

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How to Make a Film in Dubai and the UAE

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 …

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Creating an Award-Winning Short Film

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 …

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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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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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Film Tourism: What It Is, and How To Plan A Trip

Film tourism refers to the process of choosing a travel destination based on a movie that either references the location, was shot at the specific location, or was set in the location. Some claim it is a relatively new form of tourism, while others maintain that this repeats the long-established practice of reading about a …

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Top Film Schools

For those of you who are ready to become the next Scorsese, Spielberg, or Tarantino, you may want to consider attending one of the nation's top film schools. These institutions will allow you to hone your craft in a supportive environment, and never underestimate the power of all the contacts you'll make. …

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