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An Introduction to Three-Point Lighting

Three-point lighting is exactly what it sounds like: You light your subject from three different sources in order to control the shadows and balance …

Video 101: Shooting Basics

<b>Step 2: Shooting Basics</b><p>So you bought yourself a camera or maybe you borrowed one from a friend, cool! Um, but how do you use it to make videos that …

Bokeh Basics

Larger apertures have shallower depth of field, so more of your image will be out of focus.<p>The closer you get to your subject, the better the bokeh! …

Francois Truffaut: Letters

Luis Bunuel: My Last Breath

Conrad Hall on being a cinematographer

Robert Rodriguez gives advice to filmmakers

Kurt Russell & John Carpenter on the importance of vision

Francis Ford Coppola on filmmaking

Albert Maysles & Charlotte Zwerin on cinema verite documentaries - Part II

Albert Maysles & Charlotte Zwerin on cinema verite documentaries

Michael Mann on filmmaking - Part II

Michael Mann on filmmaking - Part I

Michael Mann on his process

Ridley Scott on filmmaking - part IV

Ridley Scott on filmmaking - part III

Ridley Scott on filmmaking - part II

Ridley Scott on filmmaking - part I

David Fincher on filmmaking

Kevin Smith on film school


Frank Darabont on a career in Film

Paul Thomas Anderson on filmmaking - Part II

Richard Linklater on being a self-taught filmmaker

Further Thoughts on Panasonic 4K GH4 – Updated

Tetraphobia is the east Asian practice of avoiding the number 4 because it sounds like the word for death. But to ignore 4K would be certain death …


Philip Seymour Hoffman obituary

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who has died aged 46 of a suspected drugs overdose, had three names and 3,000 ways of expressing anxiety. He was a prolific and old-fashioned character actor, which is not a euphemism for "odd" – it means he could nail a part in one punch, summoning the richness of an entire …


Subscribe to No Film School and get a FREE high-resolution PDF of <b>The DSLR Cinematography Guide</b>,called “astonishingly detailed and useful” by …


This Intense Carbon Fiber RED Dragon Camera Will Film Game of Thrones

In case you forgot, the RED Dragon is the latest 6K video-recording, insane dynamic-range-producing, probably-fire-breathing camera. This particular …

Extensive Hands-On Field Review of the Sony A99

The Sony Press Excursion Experience<p>This past week, I had the amazing opportunity to attend Sony’s annual Press Excursion. Set in the lovely city of …


Blackmagic Cinema Camera

A working cinematographer puts Blackmagic’s Cinema Camera through its paces, finding it a superb deal for less than $2,000.<p>In the last five years or …