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I wrote this blog post way back in 2012 when Andy Murray first made it to the Wimbledon finals - and lost. Of course, he's now become a household …Tennis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwqgK7yYSJQOne way to spice up you micro budget feature is to splash out a few bucks on stock footage arial shots. …Amazing
If there's one simple thing that you can do today to make your cinematography look more professional and polished, it's incorporating practical …Cinematography
Sure, it may have been designed to bring ALEXA image quality to UAVs and tight spaces, but one brave pioneer of cinema has discovered the greatest …Requiem for a Dream
Hollywood titan Dustin Hoffman has said the state of film is the worst it has been during his lifetime.
The two-time Oscar-winner, 77, told the Independent that television had overtaken the movies as his medium of choice, and said financial deliberations were crippling the industry.
“I think right …Entertainment (UK)
Alice Guy-Blaché (July 1, 1873 – March 24, 1968) was one of the first female pioneers in early French cinema. She is revered as the first female …
In this excerpt from our feature article A Fistful of Titles: The Westerns of Iginio Lardani, contributor BEN RADATZ discusses the opening to The Good, …Ennio Morricone
Twenty-seven seconds. The wind, thumping, a heartbeat, panting, screams, a bang, swerving, a crash, the back and forth of a VU meter registering it …Brian De Palma
Let's be honest: Independent filmmakers should know how to build an audience and use social media effectively to promote their films. We start …Filmmaking
Still looking for your authentic voice? Still pounding your head against the wall trying to figure out what you are trying to say? Steal It! Mash It …Mystery
So you want to make movies? I do. I've been involved with over 700 short film projects and 8 feature films - either directly, or as an advisor. Along …Film (UK)
Filmmakers need to get a good, rock-solid understanding of how film distribution works. Successful filmmakers - and by that I mean filmmakers who …Filmmaking
Drones will and are already revolutionising filmmaking, allowing filmmakers to achieve jaw dropping, cinematic results that have previously only been …Drones
In a curious departure from dramatic and narrative screenwriting classes, Raindance has invited the well known Graphic novelist Tony Lee to present a …Writing
Here are ten tips, tricks and ideas to consider when setting out to make your own personal DIY cinema. Consider these options to shoot your best …Movies
If you're in the market for an external recorder, or you already own an Odyssey 7, 7Q, or 7Q+, today is a good day.Not only is Convergent Design …Odyssey
"What the hell does that filter even do? When do I use it? How do I use it?"
If you're new to lens filtration, these questions undoubtedly have been on …Filtration
It's summer, and if you've got the time, we've got another massive list of funding and career opportunities to get your next film off the ground!The …Grant Writing
One night a year, two neighboring churches in the Greek village of Vrontados go to war.
In a Holy Saturday tradition that has been observed for well …Victorian Era
Travel to the underbelly of America. Louisiana. The Gulf Coast. Purgatory, USA. A sopping, poisoned wasteland where industry and old time religion …
“What is this ‘Monty’ – some kind of a race?” — Chester SchofieldAt eight words, the title of this film is a mouthful. Combined with animated …Movies
When there’s a problem with your documentary do you just give up or struggle through alone? Well help is at hand through the services of the often …
After witnessing firsthand the devastating effects of an extremely rare disease, Carl Mason, a 17 year old filmmaker, set out on a mission.Carl's …Rare Disease
Light is one of, if not the single most powerful tools at a cinematographer's disposal.For many up and coming cinematographers, however, it's …Cinematography
The Nikon D5 DSLR camera is rumored to have a native high ISO of 102,400. The current D4s can go up to ISO 25,600 (expandable till ISO 409,600). Here …Nikon
Film editing is, by its very nature, a study in manipulation.On a surface level, we manipulate the order of events unfolding on screen. We choose …Nature
As no-budget filmmakers, we all have an idea of which cameras we'd buy for our projects, but what about world-class cinematographers who are used to …Cameras
In early April, DJI announced massive updates to their popular Phantom lineup of consumer drones. Two months later, the verdict is in. The Phantom 3 …Hawaii
When you see Jurassic World, you know dinosaurs are going to eat people. It's how they eat people that matters.
As I watched Jurassic World this week, …Movies