FILMMAKING

We take you behind the scenes and break down all that goes into making a film. Read our conversations with filmmakers as they share their creative process, tips for frugal filmmakers, equipment they work with and more! We explore every aspect of filmmaking — from cinematography, screenwriting, lighting, editing etc.

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How A Green Screen Works: Everything You Need To Know

A green screen is a large green background against which scenes of a film are…

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iPhone 13’s Cinematic Mode: All You Need To Know

With continuous progress in both technological and narrative storytelling, phone filmmaking is becoming more and…

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Framing Characters: How To Frame Heroes And Villains

One of the core strengths of a medium like cinema is that it can communicate…

10 Great Films You Didn’t Know Were Shot On iPhones

With constant innovations in both technology and cinematic narratives, filmmaking on phones is the most…

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The French Dispatch Cinematography Analysis

There is hardly any other filmmaker working today whose style is as instantly recognizable as…

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What Is B Roll: Everything You Need To Know

The art of storytelling as seen through films and television is largely contingent upon how…

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50 Greatest Scenes In Movie History

From the train wreck scene in Buster Keaton’s classic silent comedy ‘The General’ to Daniel…

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21 Most Beautifully Shot Films Of 2021

With the Academy Awards for the year just around the corner, it’s time to reappraise…

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Everything You Need To Know About Anamorphic Lenses

While shooting a film, a cinematographer will have to make a few choices regarding how…

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10 Brilliant Examples Of Montages For Filmmakers

The word montage is derived from the French verb which means “to assemble or put…

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Top Things A Cinematographer Needs To Shoot The Perfect Scene

Shooting a scene for a movie can be a daunting task. There are many things…

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5 Things To Know Before Enrolling In A Film School

In a field that evolves as fast as the film industry, keeping up with the…

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15 Things You Learn As A Cinematographer

Cinematography is an excellent example of learning on the job. One may have an ironclad…

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11 Simple But Impactful Tips For Aspiring Cinematographers

Cinematography can often seem like a daunting field to break into. After all, a cinematographer…

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15 Books Every Film Student Should Read

It may seem rather contrarian to turn to books to learn about cinema, but there’s…