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Watch: A Step-by-Step Guide on Creating End Credits in Photoshop

Adding rolling end credits to your film isn't as easy as it seems, but here's a tutorial that will walk you through the process.One of the best …

Tutorials

This Was the Wedding Song Everyone Was Obsessed With the Year You Were Born

When it comes to your reception, half the battle is picking out a perfect playlist that will appease everyone in the room — from your teenage cousin who's definitely cooler than you ever were, to your adorable, but traditional parents. An easy hack? Round up a selection of music that includes the …

Music

This Camera Turning Into George Lucas Will Haunt Me Until I Die

Some context: I love looking up old advertisement compilations on YouTube. There’s a million of them, they all have like 6000 views each and they’re …

You can now access 400,000 free high-res images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A year ago, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art embarked on an ambitious project to give everyone free access to images in its collection. Using the Creative Commons zero license (CC0), the third most visited museum in the world has essentially turned over a trove of high resolution images to any …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guillermo del Toro Picks 11 Criterion Collection Movies You Need to See

Del Toro recommends classics from the Coen brothers, Jean Cocteau, and Alfred Hitchcock.<p>Guillermo del Toro may be one of the world’s most beloved …

Beauty and the Beast

The 10 Most Perfect Movies Ever Made

To be perfect is to be without a flaw. It’s an old truism that nobody’s perfect (per “Some Like It Hot,” a pretty perfect film itself, though not one …

Spend 40 Illuminating Minutes with Steven Soderbergh as He Talks About Low-Budget Filmmaking

Steven Soderbergh might be known for his big budget <i>Oceans</i> series, which has more stars in it than Andromeda, but his low-budget work truly showcases …

Key CRISPR gene editing methods might not work for most humans

At first glance, CRISPR gene editing looks like the solution to all the world's ills: it could treat or even cure diseases, improve birth rates and otherwise fix genetic conditions that previously seemed permanent. You might want to keep your expectations low, though. Scientists have published …

First Draft: Here Are 20 of the Hottest Public Domain Properties For Screenwriters

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.Hollywood has been …

Here's a List of Free Stuff You Can Put in Your Movie in 2018

If you live in one of these countries, a whole host of new content is becoming public domain on January 1st.At the dawn of each new year, a whole new …

Our 15 Most Popular Podcasts of 2017

Thanks to all of you, The No Film School Podcast has become everything we've ever dreamed it could be and more.Last year may have started it all, but …

We look back on a year that saw Arundhati Roy’s return and George Saunders’ Man Booker victory, along with dark short stories and a haunting last novel<p>One of the joys of the novel is its endless capacity for reinvention, and 2017 saw fiction writers trying out fresh approaches and new forms. The …

Books

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

The flat-pack coat-rack

You could turn a simple 4ftX3ft piece of wall into a complete closet with the Luminaire Piano Coat Rack! Designed to look like a piece of wood …

Piano

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

In a striking advance that helps open the door to organ transplants from animals, researchers have created gene-edited piglets cleansed of viruses that might cause disease in humans.<p>The experiments, reported on Thursday in the journal Science, may make it possible one day to transplant livers, …

Mark Duplass' 9 Secrets to Launching a Career in Indie Film

Mark Duplass is the ultimate DIY success story. Here's how he got there.<p>When doling out advice to aspiring filmmakers, Mark Duplass doesn't mince his …

Create Animations On-the-Go with Plotagraph Pro

Plotagraph has launched a new iPad app and social platform for its innovative approach to animating still images.<p>We covered the release of Plotagraph …

Leaked moderation guidelines reveal how Facebook approaches handling graphic content

As Facebook grows, it will need to continually scale up its efforts to address graphic content.<p>Earlier today, <i>The Guardian</i> published a series of reports about Facebook’s internal rules on moderating graphic content, providing new insight into how the company determines what its users can post. The …