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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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…

The Best Advice From Seasoned DoPs: 13 Tips From Cinematography Legends

It goes without saying that filmmaking is a thoroughly visual medium. Artists, amateurs and cinema…

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The Top 15 Cinematographers Who Are Changing The Game

Cinema lovers and filmmakers may often find themselves grappling with an existential question: who does…

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Cowboy Shot Explained (With Examples) And Why It’s Used

Picture this: it’s a triumphant moment for the protagonist in a film, and the camera…

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How To Format Your Screenplay: The Ultimate Guide

One of the most crucial elements of film and television, a screenplay is a written…

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What Is Method Acting: Technique And Examples

Method acting is an acting school of thought that has received wide coverage due to…

Cinematography Vs Filmmaking Differences Explained And Why They Matter

Although both cinematography and filmmaking are video related roles, they possess distinct differences. Cinematography is…

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50 Great Resources Filmmakers Can’t Afford To Miss (Used By Film Insiders)

Filmmakers today can instantly access a wealth of film-related resources online. For many aspiring filmmakers,…

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What Goes Around Comes Around: A Screenplay Analysis Of Tenet (2020)

Christopher Nolan is notorious for being a director/screenwriter whose films yield endless interpretations over and…

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Dan Harmon’s Story Circle Explained: The Ultimate Guide

While there are a great number of elements that go into making a film, creating…

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Types Of Lenses In Cinematography: The Ultimate Guide

The choice of lens in cinematography is integral to a scene’s portrayal. From a technical…

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Analysing Lawrence Sher’s Cinematography In Joker (2019)

It seems strange that a character as iconic as The Joker only received an origin…