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Mid-year musts: The best of 2014 – so far

We’re halfway through the year, so no better time to catch up on the movies, books, TV, music, etc. you’ve missed<p>Salon Staff<p>July 3, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p><b>“The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's 'Ulysses'" by Kevin Birmingham:</b> Joyce's modernist masterpiece changed not only literature, but …

British Council & Pathé archives, now available online

Last month the British Council digitised its collection of 1940s public-information films, more than 100 of which are now available to view on its website. It's an impressive archive, albeit one that pales when measured against the 85,000 newsreel clips – some dating back as far as 1896 – that …

Warren Beatty Season, Amazon Film Festival: this week’s new film events

Warren Beatty Season, Newcastle upon Tyne<p>It’s easy to forget that Warren Beatty still walks among us, so lengthy has been his absence, and so legendary his achievements. But after 15-odd years out of the game, he’s apparently working on a new movie, playing an aged Howard Hughes in love. A good …

The Rule of Equivalent Exposure (With Quick Quiz)

The camera is a fascinating tool. It’s amazing how a camera can freeze a moment in the present and lets you savour it in the future. While it may …

Tony Gilroy's 5 Simple Rules for Writing an Original Screenplay

Narrative film is certainly a collaborative medium, but almost always it begins with a writer putting words on a page. The blank page, unfortunately, …

Understanding the Hidden Editing in Hitchcock's 'Rope'

Quite possibly one of the first things learned about editing, whether in a class or on the job, is that "good" editing is invisible. The classical …

12 Years of Lessons Learned as a Freelancer

When I started freelancing a dozen years ago, it was meant to be a stopgap. The Web company I’d been working for had popped with the Internet bubble …

Employment

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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How to succeed as a creative long term: know your C.O.D.B.

There are four letters out there (an acronym to be exact) that have the potential to literally shape your future as a creative, and to determine …

5 Essential Tools You Probably Don’t Have For Your Productions

If you have these items than you know how helpful and essential they are. For those of you who don’t, make it a point to pick some of this stuff up …

Wallet

To Shoot Better Video, Focus on Photography

We can often get swept up in the world of digital video. Topics like 'What it will mean for the future of photography when we can pull stills from …

Videography

A Guide to Affordable Cinema Lenses for DSLRs ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

B&H looks at some affordable cinema lenses to walk you through the basic benefits of using these high quality lenses in your next video production.