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Shots, Takes, and Pages: The Art of Scheduling a Film Shoot

There is a lot of footage to shoot and not enough time to shoot it in. That's why scheduling is so important.<p>Film shoots can get messy. There are so …

Filmmaking

7 Reasons Why Orson Welles Was Such a Boss at Cinematic Composition

Director Orson Welles isn't called the Boy Wonder for nothing.At just 25 years old, Orson Welles made one of the most impressive directorial debuts …

Cinematography

DJ Premier: My Life in 15 Songs

DJ Premier was still technically a college student at Prairie View A&M University in Texas when "Words I Manifest," the first single from recently …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Interested in Making VR? Here's a Crash Course for Filmmakers

It's not too scary: translate your filmmaking skills into the language of 360.Sure, VR looks interesting, but who has time to learn a brand new …

HTC Vive

Catherine Deneuve plays bored housewife-turned-prostitute in Luis Bunuel’s erotic masterpiece Belle de Jour (1967) | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Spanish director Luis Buñuel’s best-known movie, <i>Belle de Jour</i> (1967), is a provocative mixture of eroticism, surrealism, social commentary and …

Beyond The Frame: Fight Club - The American Society of Cinematographers

Shooting <i>Fight Club</i> (1999), directed by David Fincher, cinematographer and future ASC member Jeff Cronenweth (wearing cap, behind the camera on the …

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

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

The 10 Best Animated Movies On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 4th</b><p>It’s easy for animation buffs to get discouraged flipping through Netflix Instant’s animated offerings, which skew heavily toward mass-produced kiddie TV programs and dire-looking CGI direct-to-video sequels. But a little digging turns up quite a few unexpected animated gems — …

Animation

Shot Lists and Script Lining: How to Prepare Your Screenplay Before a Shoot

You've finished your script. Now what?Turning a screenplay into a reference tool for production is no small task. It requires going through every …

Framing

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

25 Great No-Budget Horror Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen

By Kieran Fisher Let’s explore the unknown corners of horror cinema.The best horror movies are often produced outside of the studio system. This …

Horror

The Kinky French Film That Puts ‘Fifty Shades’ to Shame

Filmmaker François Ozon’s (‘Swimming Pool’) latest pushes the sexual envelope in ways few American films do.<p>Following a brief opening credits …

Swimming Pools

The Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2018

Now that we’re a couple weeks into the new year, we can start being honest with ourselves and put aside those pesky resolutions that we made in favor …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Entertainment

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

7 Criminally Underseen Indies From 2017

You may have missed these movies, but they deserve your attention.In a market over-saturated with content, great films fall through the cracks every …

Movies

The Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2017

What’s up all?! It’s been a long time since we’ve connected but I’m back for something that’s always anticipated this time of year. The year-end …

This Infographic Gives You 30 Ways to Brainstorm Film Ideas

Can't seem to spark any new film ideas? This infographic will help.Isn't life good when your brain seems to be a wellspring of creativity and good …

Brainstorming

No Taboos About It: FX Series Was Year's Best Show

Whether you like their shows or not, you cannot accuse the folks at FX of not going out on the edge with whatever they come up with.<p>Depending on your …

The 10 best films of 2017

From The Florida Project to Paddington 2, BBC Culture film critic Nicholas Barber chooses his favourite movies of the year.

Universal Pictures

Write Stronger Sentences With the 2-3-1 Trick

In my six semesters as an English major, this is the best thing I learned: When in doubt, put the best bit of a sentence at the end, the next-best …

Creative Writing

Yep, Here's Another Ode to the Best Shots in All of Cinematic History

These are some of the greatest camera moves ever recorded on film.It has been about six months, but CineFix is back with the latest installment of …

Communicate

10 Unbelievably Underrated Movies on Netflix Your Kids Will Love

There are few things more glorious than wrapping up a workweek and heading home for a full-on movie night with some popcorn, pajamas, and, most importantly, your entire family. But how many times have you started to snuggle up with your little ones only to learn they want to watch a movie you've …

26 of the year's best movies no one saw

High praise, low box office

Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Video Camera?

There’s nothing quite so frustrating to anyone in the business, as having your camera become outdated in less than a year. When I look at the current …

Cinematography

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

How to Become a Film Director

So, you’re interested in becoming a film director. Great news! It’s a fulfilling career path, but, like anything else, it will be filled with …

Filmmaking

The 9 best horror movies and series to stream in October

It’s been a good year for horror: <i>It</i> and <i>Get Out</i> were two of the most popular movies of 2017, and original horror is finding its way to platforms like …