Karl Hein

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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 …

Filmmaking

Corey Mandell's Top 17 Screenwriting Lessons

<b>Corey Mandell</b>‘s Top 17 Screenwriting Lessons<p>1) 0:04 – Writing The Wrong Scripts<br>2) 6:30 – Story Design Or Execution?<br>3) 10:41 – Two Types Of Writers<br>4) …

How They Did It: 24 Set-Ups + 12 Hours A Day x Three Days = A 22-Minute Short, “Kill the Light”

Shooting a short takes longer than you’d think.<p>That is, unless, you utilize the wonderful world of preproduction to its utmost potential. …

Filmmaking

Is There a Fourth Dimension? Experiments Using Lasers and Light Reveal Alternate Reality

Try picturing a fourth dimension. Take a few steps forward. Veer left for a second dimension, then jump up for a third dimension. Then dive off into …

What You Need to Know About Prepping Your Script for Production

Need to get your script ready for production? Here are a few things you should know.So, you've finished your script and now you're ready to shoot. …

Concrete

What Would a Nicolas Winding Refn Shot List Look Like?

They may not look like much on paper, but the shot lists of Nicolas Winding Refn turn into spectacularly colorful, extremely gorgeous imagery.<p>When it …

The Plot Twist Checklist

A toolbox for the construction of plot twists, not an instruction manual (nobody reads those anyway).<p>As an article about the nature of plot twists, …

Bruce Willis

“The Directors Series — The Coen Brothers”

Video: “The Directors Series — The Coen Brothers”<p>A fantastic 7 part series covering the entire Coen brothers library of films.<p>There are a lot of …

Moodelizer helps add epic soundtracks to your video efforts

When it comes to video, the audio is pretty damn important. Hell, they even give out some sort of award for getting it right on occasion. Moodelizer wants to put the power of suitable soundtracks in the hands of amateur filmmakers, by letting you add a delightfully over-the-top soundtrack to the …

What if Frank Underwood didn’t do that one thing?

Netflix to supplement mildly meaningful entertainment with meaningless choices.<p>Freedom of choice is what you got/Freedom from choice is what you want …

TV

Watch ‘Hollywood’s Greatest Trick,’ A 24-Minute Documentary on The Unsustainable VFX Industry

VFX artists: underpaid, overworked, uncredited, and mentally abused. A new documentary exposes the problem.The post Watch ‘Hollywood’s Greatest …

Documentaries

Scorpion VFX: a modern take on the VFX pipeline by Damian Allen

The team behind the primetime hit series Scorpion takes an unconventional approach to post-production to deliver a staggering number of VFX shots. …

Blink of an Eye: How Christopher Nolan Shot ‘The Dark Knight’s Pencil Scene

And what it says about The Joker below the surface.<p>If there’s one element that singly distinguishes Christopher Nolan’s <i>Batman</i> films from Tim Burton’s …

Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar. The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others …

Before & After: A Design Duo’s Whole-House Overhaul for $15,000

After years of living in San Francisco—they met, studied, and started a business there—designers Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming of Yield Design were …

Free Scripts! Download Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence,’ Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Red Turtle’ and More

Others included are "The Girl on the Train," "Captain Fantastic" and "The Secret Life of Pets."<p>Last year IndieWire shared free scripts available to …

Revitalise your 12-bar blues chords with these 5 essential tips

Raise your 12-bars<p>But, variety being the undoubted spice of life, you can actually vary the arrangement in a surprising number of ways in order to …

Electric Guitar

This May Be the Most Genius IKEA Item Ever (and It Starts at $4)

Despite your best efforts to keep your home from looking dated, time has a way of making any space feel tired. It’s not necessarily the design style …

Essential Tips on Story Structure from the Writer of ‘Die Hard 2’

Learn story structure tips from a professional screenwriter!<p>Every writer has their own strategy for creating a solid foundation to their story. …

Decoding the Screenplays of The Shining, Moonrise Kingdom & The Dark Knight: Watch Lessons from the Screenplay

"A screenplay isn't meant to be read," said no less a directing-screenwriting auteur than Stanley Kubrick. "It's to be realized on film." The quote …

Los Angeles

The Camera as Menace: Horror’s Unique Cinematography

The appeal of seeing what you’re not supposed to.<p>As a genre, horror films have a cinematography all their own. They have to, because more so than any …

Horror

How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

Filmmaking

10 Movies Every Aspiring Filmmaker Should See

On a recent show with Conan O’Brien, legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog shared some thoughts on filmmaking. “There are too many things you …

How to Write a Screenplay FAST with Jeff Bollow

How to Write a Screenplay with FAST with Jeff Bollow<p>Have you ever wanted to learn how to write a screenplay fast? I know I do. This is why I invited …

Sohn: Tremors

"I died a week ago/There's nothing left": So begins "The Wheel," a standout on the first full-length album from hoodie-loving Vienna-via-U.K. …

Photographers