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How to dress a film, The Cinema Show 106 - Radio

Chapter 1<p><i>5 minutes</i><p><i>Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>15<p>15<p>Chapter 1<p>Sean Baker<p>The director and Bill Leuty discuss the role of the setting as seen in ‘The Florida …

Woody Allen

What Does A Filmmaker Need To Know About Delivering A Movie To A Distributor? by Scott Kirkpatrick

<i>Film Courage: When a filmmaker is making their movie, what should they keep in mind while making it and making sure they get a distribution deal? Are</i> …

Filmmaking

7 Techniques That Can Help You Tell Better Stories With Light

Light can be a powerful storyteller if you know how to use it.Filmmaking is an intricate art form in that everything that makes up the frame, …

Visual Language

Approaching Menace: The American Pathology of Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’ • Cinephilia & Beyond

Many rightly attribute <i>Taxi Driver</i>’s success to screenwriter Paul Schrader, director Martin Scorsese, and method leading man Robert De Niro—together …

Standing Rock Reservation

An Incredible Behind the Scenes Look at Wes Anderson’s New Animated Film ‘Isle of Dogs’

In an incredible behind the scenes video for Wes Anderson‘s upcoming stop-motion animated film, <i>Isle of Dogs</i>, the team of talented animators give us a …

Animation

How Filmmakers Use Aspect Ratios to Tell Better Stories

Everything within a frame tells a story...even the frame itself.Aspect ratios may not be the most exciting or sexy thing to talk about in regards to …

Filmmaking

How to Teach a Child to Make an Effective Argument and Win

It's important to teach a kid how to state their needs, and lay out a reasoned argument in a calm, measured way.<p>By<p>Mar 15 2018, 8:15 PM<p>In an era chock …

Parenting

Remember The White Mom Crying About Rap? Atlanta Just Brilliantly Put it Into Perspective.

Episode Three had a genius take on the viral video.<p>In late 2016, a woman posted to YouTube a video of her responding to a Vince Staples song she heard on the radio.<p>"This is on our local radio station, this crap is being played," she said of Staples's "Norf Norf." "I couldn't even believe the words …

Donald Glover

Forging Iron Man: How director Jon Favreau launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe

<b>To read more on Avengers: Infinity War and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly. You can buy all 15 covers</b> …

Directing Actors: Common Conflicts and How to Avoid Them

Working with actors is a director's most important duty. Here are a few tips that might make that a little easier.Like many who become interested in …

Movies

4 things you should spend your money on if you want to be happier, according to research

You've heard it over and over: Money doesn't buy happiness. Even if people didn't keep telling you that, you might guess from the large number of extremely wealthy people with drug or alcohol addiction, depression, or even suicidal tendencies. You may even have experienced it yourself, when that …

Happiness

Darren Aronofsky Delivers His Ten Commandments of Indie Filmmaking

The visionary director's SXSW keynote was a wide-ranging masterclass on the art of making movies, pushing filmmakers to bring their unique visions to …

Making Movies

'The Big Picture' is a Must-Read Book About Filmmaking in the 21st Century

How did the movie industry get to this point? Why have mid-budget, adult-driven films all but vanished from the multiplexes while superhero movies …

The 2018 Oscars’ running Jet Ski gag was pure genius

It was a solid riff on the usual interminable ‘Oscars too long’ jokes<p>After a contentious year in Hollywood — the year of the Harvey Weinstein accusations and the seemingly endless accusations that followed, the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up — it was inevitable that the 2018 Oscars would be somewhat …

Entertainment

5 Essential Books for Every Documentary Filmmaker's Library

It's time to dust off your reading glasses and get comfortable.<p>This collection of documentary books offer a well-rounded look at the world of …

Budgeting

3 Techniques From Pixar To Develop Your Creative Thinking | Inc.com

Heading up an employer brand agency I see myself as a creative being, but who actually knows when inspiration will strike? More often than not, it won't be during the time I've set aside for creative work, but will instead be when I'm already trying to do three other things. We've all been there, …

Creativity

Yes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is An Open Letter to the Millennial Generation | Inc.com

<i>Your dreams must die. You will have to figure out how to make it in this world on your own. No one is going to solve your problems for you. The future starts today.</i><p>If you've seen <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, you know many of these statements sound familiar. (If you haven't seen it yet, <b>spoilers abound</b> …

Star Wars

Top 10 Filmmaking Gadgets of 2017

2017 was a great year for gadgets.While plenty of great cameras, lenses, gimbals, and drones came out in 2017, there was also a ton random gizmos, …

Gear & Gadgets

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Kids

Highsnobiety Film School: How to Direct a Movie Like the Pros

Welcome to the first installment of our ongoing series, <i>Highsnobiety Film School</i>. In this series, we’ll use popular YouTube channels to teach you …

Tesla Roadster Goes From 0-60 MpH In 1.9 Seconds– Here’s What That Looks Like [Video]

The next-generation Tesla Roadster is a speed rocket in automobile form. As <i>Teslarati</i> reports, Elon Musk claims that the electric vehicle can go from …

Gels 101: A Step-by-Step Guide on Using Color Lighting Gels

Learn how to create many different moods and looks with color lighting gels.Lighting does many things in filmmaking, from making proper exposure …

Color Management

Tutorial: How to Create a Credit Roll in Premiere Pro in Three Steps

Easily create and time end credits with the new <i>Roll</i> feature in Premiere's Essential Graphics panel.<p>Earlier this year Adobe introduced Premiere Pro's …

Tutorials

For Fans Of: Acts you’ll totally love if you’re into Daft Punk

It’s been four years since we last heard from Daft Punk. Yeah, there’s been rumours of a tour, for what feels like forever, and sure, they’ve jumped …

‘Twin Peaks: The Return’: Even David Lynch’s Cinematographer Can’t Explain What It All Means

Lynch's longtime DP Peter Deming talks about his 20-year collaboration with the director and shooting all 18 episodes of "Twin Peak: The …

Pizza Biscuits! | MyRecipes

When it comes to savory breakfast pastries, most bakeries have fairly limited offerings: Typically a cheddar-scallion scone or a spinach and cheese …

Breakfast

This 10 minute short film was shot in a single long take from a drone

This short, by filmmaker Paul Trillo, and praised by TIME Magazine as one of the 6 Most Innovative Drone Videos of 2016, just premiered on Vimeo …

Drones