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How Wes Anderson makes movies
The Anatomy Of A Wes Anderson Film

Wes Anderson is perhaps one of the most recognizable and influential filmmakers of our times.…

Cinematography of La La Land
How Linus Sandgren Brought Old Hollywood To Life In La La Land

Cinematographer Linus Sandgren’s seminal work in La La Land (2016) won him several accolades including…

film lighting techniques
12 Film Lighting Techniques Filmmakers Should Know

The moving images on screen have the ability to elicit emotional response in how they’re…

Citizen Kane cinematography
Cinematography Of Citizen Kane (1941)

One of the few gems of world cinema, Orson Welles‘ Citizen Kane has set a benchmark for…

what is depth of field in film
What Is Depth Of Field In Film? All You Need To Know

While attentively watching a film, how often have we questioned ourselves why a certain area…

mise en scene in film
What Is Mise-en-scène? 7 Films That Are Perfect Illustrations

Mise-en-scène, a phrase from the French language pronounced meez-on-senn, originated in the theater somewhere in…

Inglourious Basterds screenplay analysis
Inglourious Basterds (2009) Screenplay Analysis

In the year 1992, Hollywood was intruded on by a young, voracious cinephile whose arrival…

best edited movies
10 Best Edited Films Of The Last Decade (2010-2020)

The advent of digital technology, particularly in the last decade, has helped films evolve into…

color psychology in movies
How Films Use Color to Tell A Story

The introduction of color in motion films in the early 20th century was set to…

cinematography techniques
41 Cinematography Techniques Every Filmmaker Should Know

Have you dreamt of shooting your own feature film someday? There are a ton of…

screenwriters share writing tips
5 Successful Screenwriters Share Tips For Aspiring Writers

“I have always credited the writer of the original material above the title: Mario Puzo’s…

how to write a film treatment
How To Write A Film Treatment: A Step-By-Step Guide

Script-writing is a laborious process that demands an extreme amount of discipline. There are millions…

Stage directions
Everything You Need To Know About Stage Directions 

If you’ve read a script, you might have found a series of notations and abbreviations…

cinematography 101
What Does A Cinematographer Do? Everything You Need To Know

The art of storytelling in film goes just beyond just accomplished directors and compelling acting.…

how to write a script
How To Write A Script: 10 Basic Steps For Screenwriters

Writing an original screenplay is no easy task. It requires a thorough understanding of the…