Jesse Blaskovits

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Here's How To Actually Get Fit When You're A College Student

When carrying around thousands of dollars worth of textbooks isn't enough.

5 Research-Backed Habits of People Who Never Skip a Workout

The first few weeks of a new fitness routine, you couldn’t be more stoked. You practically pop out of bed to hit the gym—rain or shine, snow or …

These Cinematography Tutorials Will Help You Put Some Brains Behind Your Cinematic Choices

This 3-part tutorial series by Julian Melanson entitled Thought Experiments delves into the psychology of cinematography, namely how to speak to your …

Framing

3 Magical Writing Exercises For Screenwriters.

Most of my articles on this site deal with analysis of story and script. However, lately I have found that people struggle with simply getting down …

The 5-Pound Dumbbell Exercise That Absolutely Annihilates Calories

Want to melt away belly fat? Step away from the heavy iron and try this explosive movement instead<p>When you want to torch a ton of <b>calories</b> in a short amount of time, you probably don’t even glance at the 5-pound dumbbells. But big metabolic storms come in small packages, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness …

Using Storytelling Techniques to Reframe Your Life

Our lives are a story. There are characters, conflicts and resolutions. There is joy and pain, comedy and drama. There is mystery and adventure. How …

Screenplay Writing Explained In 7 Infographics

Screenplay writing is a visual art form, so let’s approach the topic visually. Here are 7 of the most succinct and compelling infographics about …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

The Fascinating Science Of Aesthetics

Your preferences for everything from filtered photos to the color blue may be rooted in biology.<p>Our aesthetic tastes are as unique as our DNA. Or are they? Sure, you may adore a Cézanne still-life while your friend absolutely hates it. But research has shown that many people share certain aesthetic …

70+ Ideas for Developing Unstoppable Motivation in Pursuit of Your Goals

Zig Ziglar<p>People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.<p><b>The Truth About Motivation</b><p>Have …

7 Common Habits That Kill Credibility

When writing business documents, these attempts to seem credible backfire. Here's what to do instead.<p>With companies outsourcing everywhere and business travel on the wane, it have never been more essential to be able to write clearly. Unfortunately, many otherwise intelligent people make these …

Customer Service

Film Fans Rejoice: The Logmar Super-8 is an 8mm System for the Modern World

Anyone who shoots film (either stills or motion) knows the frustration of an ever-shrinking pool of available equipment. Finding a quality, tested …

Canon CN-E Primes – An In-Depth Look

Canon announced their CN-E Primes back in 2011 with only a 24, 50, and 85mm. They quickly added the 14, 35, and 135mm to the line-up providing …

7 Tips to Shoot Like an Editor

After the five things cinematographers can do to make their editor happier, and the art of shooting B-Roll, another way to ensure that the transition …

Jack Nicholson's Prep Before Shooting the Ax Scene in The Shining

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>This clip shows Jack Nicholson preparing for a scene in Stanley Kubrick's <i>The Shining</i>. In the scene, Nicholson's character Jack Torrance …

The Business of Screenwriting: They will pigeonhole you (and why this can be a good thing)

The co-star of <i>K-9</i> was a dog named Jerry Lee:<p>A few years later, we landed an assignment in which the key characters were superhero mutant frogs.<p>Not …

The 40 Greatest Screenplays Ever Written: Part I

It would have been easier (for which read “saner”) simply to have called this piece, <i>Forty Great Screenplays</i>, because in researching and writing it I …

10 Nearly Perfect Movies, And What They Teach Us About Storytelling

Maybe there's no such thing as a perfect movie. It's usually enough of a miracle that a movie gets made. But every once in a while, a movie manages …

Horror

Sam O'Steen on Film Editing

Sam O’Steen has edited some of the most memorable films in Cinema history. <b>CHINATOWN, ROSEMARY’S BABY, THE GRADUATE</b> and <b>COOL HAND LUKE</b> are just some of …

The awkwardly wrong path of digital SLR as digital cinema

Last week, Scott Squires retweeted a link to a Digital SLR (DSLR) review for Digital Cinematographers and filmmakers.<p>The linked article eventually …

5 Filmmaking Lessons for Directors, DPs, & Those Working with Multi-Cam Setups

Film Riot recently sat down with filmmaker Ryan Booth, creator/director of SerialBox Presents, to talk about multi-cam shooting and cinematography. …

Watch: 70-Minute Masterclass With Legendary Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond

The soft-spoken and humble <b>Oscar</b>-winning cinematographer <b>Vilmos Zsigmond</b> (“<b>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</b>,” also nominated for “<b>The Deer Hunter</b>,”</b> …

Film Festivals

Top 10 tips for being a cinematographer

<b>Anthony Dod Mantle is an award-winning British cinematographer. In 2009 he won an Oscar for best achievement in cinematography for Slumdog Millionaire.</b><p>He won a Bafta for the same film and his other credits include Rush, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours and The Last King of Scotland.<p>He has most recently …

Top 10

The tracking shot: film-making magic - or stylistic self-indulgence?

In Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new movie, Birdman, a faded movie star, played by Michael Keaton, tries to reinvent his career by staging a Raymond Carver adaptation on Broadway. It is a virtuoso showboat, tipped for Oscars, most forcefully for its lead actor. But Birdman is actually about …

Lessons From Legendary ‘Donnie Darko’ Cinematographer

Lessons From Legendary 'Donnie Darko' Cinematographer<p>When “Donnie Darko” burst onto the scene in 2001, audiences didn’t know what to make of it. …

Christopher Nolan interview: 'I'm completely invested in every project I do'

The director of Interstellar, Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy says he is going to keep making 'enormous' films<p>To find out what it feels like to be a character in a Christopher Nolan movie, just talk to Christopher Nolan.<p>His films imagine the world as a grand, cosmic puzzle, waiting to be …

Los Angeles

3 Isn't a Crowd, but You Can Make It Look Like It Is with These Cinematography Tricks

What do wild parties, college lectures, massive armies, and zombie hordes have in common? If you're a filmmaker, they all require <i>a ton</i> of extras.<p>But …

Carbohydrates Past 6PM Will Make You ... Lean! Eating All Carbs in the Evening Increases Body Fat Loss by 28% Compared to Standard Low-Calorie Diet.

Image 1: This are not the Israeli police<br>officers from the study. How do I know<br>that? They are not obese; the officers<br>in the study (Sofer. 2011) had …