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Enter the UltraWide Festival for Your Chance to Win a 34" Curved LG Monitor & $10K

What would you do if you had $10,000 to spend on your dream setup?<p>We've all been there -- sitting at a cramped desk, editing on a tiny monitor, and …

DJI's New 'Phantom 3 Standard' is a Budget Drone That Can Do Most of the Flying For You

DJI has essentially made flying a UAV as simple as pushing a button.<p>The new Phantom 3 Standard — which joins the Phantom 3 family — introduced today …

4 Basic Concepts of Lighting: What You Need to Think About Before You Hit the Switch

When you think about lighting your scene, what concepts immediately come to your mind?<p>If you're just starting out, chances are you're just thinking …

5 Techniques That Create Depth & Make Your Cinematography More Dynamic

How do you create depth when you're working with a two-dimensional medium?<p>One of the first things you learn about when studying cinematography is …

From Focal Elements to Fibonacci: A 30-Minute In-Depth Study of Composition

There's more to composition than the rule of thirds.<p>And Fibonacci's not an opera singer. (You're thinking of Pavarotti -- or of Bocelli -- or of no …

7 Great Techniques for Hiding Lav Microphones

This fantastic video from Izzy Hyman is great not just for filmmaking, but for any time you need to mic somebody up and the lav can't be in the shot. …

Learn How Joss Whedon Approaches Story, Writing & Directing in 10 Minutes

Long before Joss Whedon took the helm of <i>The Avengers</i> and steered the Marvel franchise to the second highest box office grossing film of all time, …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

The Ultimate Guide to Composition - Part Two: Beyond the Basics

<i>This is the second part of The Ultimate Guide to Composition. Part One can be found here.</i><p>Now that we’ve covered some of the more common …

Visual Design

The Ultimate Guide to Composition - Part One: Just Say "No"keh

<i>Note: This is Part One. For Part Two: Beyond the Basics, click here.</i><p>Composition – it’s perhaps one of the most important elements of photography. And …

Mathematics

If You Want To Be Immune To Tasers Just Wear Carbon Fiber Clothing

It's no Iron Man suit, but if you've got a knack for civil disobedience and often find yourself on the business end of a Taser, the folks at Hackaday …

How to Guide Your Audience: A Masterclass in Storytelling Through Editing

Technology is an important part of filmmaking, as well as something we like to talk about here at No Film School, but when it comes down to it, one, …

Learn How to Make 'Beautiful' Movies from the Master, Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa is one of the most influential, as well as celebrated directors in all of cinematic history, especially when it comes to Japanese …

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DIY Tutorial: How to Make an Inexpensive Jib with Remote Tilt Head

As no-budget/independent filmmakers, achieving the look of high production value and not spending a ton of money are always at the forefront of our …

The Cinematographer's Process (Part 1): Breaking Down the Script

Most people know what the cinematographer does on a set. However, have you ever wondered what exactly cinematographers do during the pre-production …

Essentials of Screenwriting - Complete Film Courage Interview with UCLA Professor Richard Walter

Filmmaker Josh Folan's Cynical Guide May Convince Us That Hard is Better Than Easy

Usually when we buy a book on filmmaking it makes all kinds of promises about having advice that will make the process more simple -- something along …

Watch a Video Analysis of the Signature Shots of Kubrick, Tarantino, and Wes Anderson

It's no secret that many directors have "signature shots," or shots that they tend to use (or even overuse) in their films. Vimeo user kogonada has …

How to Utilize Limited Filmmaking Resources

Sometimes finding fellow filmmakers to work with is quite a task. Many a time I've had to light my own scenes, operate my own camera, direct, and …