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Achieve an Efficient Production by Becoming Proficient at Pre-Production by Bobby Marko

Problems always occur in video and film production. It’s the nature of the work we do. There are always outside forces beyond our control and no …

How to Light a Film Beautifully Without a Big Budget

Beautiful lighting is not simply achieved by having the right lights, but rather by understanding how to shape and craft light. Follow these tips to …

The Ultimate Guide to Composition - Part Two: Beyond the Basics

<i>This is the second part of The Ultimate Guide to Composition. Part One can be found here.</i><p>Now that we’ve covered some of the more common …

The Ultimate Guide to Composition - Part One: Just Say "No"keh

<i>Note: This is Part One. For Part Two: Beyond the Basics, click here.</i><p>Composition – it’s perhaps one of the most important elements of photography. And …

5 iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for a Faster iPhone 4

It’s not surprising that there are still plenty of users out there who are using an iPhone 4, whether they’ve stuck with it this whole time or bought …

Watch: Steven Spielberg Talks Dyslexia, ‘The Goonies’ & How The Movies Saved Him

Watch: Steven Spielberg Talks Dyslexia, 'The Goonies' & How The Movies Saved Him<p>We learned a couple of weeks ago that <b>Steven Spielberg</b> would finally …

Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s How to Create the Illusion of Space Flight on a Low Budget

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create the Illusion of Space Flight on a Low Budget<p>Sure, the special effects in “Gravity” are incredible, but …

Citizen Kane

Why is Citizen Kane considered a classic and one of the most ground breaking films ever made? Find out in this documentary hosted by Barry Norman.

What You Can Learn from 8 Sundance Films with Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns? ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

Oakley Anderson-Moore looks at the successful campaigns of 8 Sundance Films for hints on how to run a successful campaign<p>No Film School | Read the …

You Won’t Believe What This Free App Can Teach You In Less Than an Hour

While all of us aren’t destined to get our heads buried deep in lines of programming languages, chances are that most of us, and especially our children, will benefit from knowing the basics of how the most ubiquitous devices in our world operate.<p>Despite the current backlash against the “coding for …

Four TED Talks Every Filmmaker Should Watch

TED talks take leaders in academic and business fields and lets them talk about how they’re approaching their fields in cutting edge ways. The talks …

The 5 ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ Episodes Every Filmmaker Should Watch

The 5 'Inside the Actors Studio' Episodes Every Filmmaker Should Watch<p>Simply known as the “seminar” for the students of the Actors Studio Drama …

5 TAKE-AWAYS: Smart Tips for Publicizing Your Film at a Festival

For indie filmmakers who are sprinting from festival to festival to festival—the New York Film Festival kicks off this Friday September 27, then …

Build And Launch iOS Games With This Actionable Video Course [Deals]

Have a great idea for an iPhone or iPad game, but don’t have the time or technical experience to code it? Maybe you’ve considered outsourcing, but don’t want to fork over thousands of dollars to a developer? If so, then this <b>Cult of Mac Deals</b> offer is just what you’ve been looking for.<p>We’re offering …

The Film Look Explained: One Camera Setting You Should Remember

One of the biggest questions I'm asked and have asked, and definitely one that pervades the indie digital film scene is this, "How do I get that film …

One Microphone Every Videographer Should Own

Chuck<p>Peters<p>Fri, 09/13/2013 - 6:00am<p>article<p>http://www.videomaker.com/videonews/2013/09/one-microphone-every-videographer-should-own<p>Videomaker.com<p>One …

Know What You’ve Got: How to Package Any Movie for Financing

Know What You've Got: How to Package Any Movie for Financing<p><i>In this post from Slated.com’s Filmonomics blog, Editorial Director Colin Brown starts to</i> …

Two Easy Ways To Create Memorable Villains Using Life Experience

We have all been told to write about what we know when starting out as writers. This is a helpful suggestion as we learn best by describing what we …

8. The Snowball Effect

The track record for movies about movies is not particularly fantastic, to be frank. The appeal is pretty obvious - if great art comes from passion, …

TV Drama Structure

Screenwriting teacher and story coach John Truby explains why Television is the best game in town for writers and what special story requirement the …

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VLC 2.1 for iOS adds audio-only playback, streaming over FTP and UPnP

VLC returned to iOS with big upgrades like AirPlay and Dropbox integration, but it left out a few of the very valuable features we've seen in other media players. The app's new 2.1 update addresses several of those omissions in one fell swoop. VLC can now play audio-only files, and it will stream …

Tidy Kids for iPad: Nice New Kids & Family App that Might Even Reduce Screen Time

I don’t usually agree to look at apps that are aimed at very young kids, because my daughter is 10 (going on 30 in some ways, and spot on at 10 in others) and I don’t feel like I can give them a fair assessment.<p>Today I made an exception because <b>Tidy Kids</b> just seems like such a nice idea for an iPad …

ScriptFaze

Dramas usually run one-hour in length, and these days tend to be shot in a more movie-like fashion. Shows like <i>Heroes</i>, <i>Lost</i>, <i>Kings</i> and <i>Dexter</i> are all …

A New App Tells A Neverending Bedtime Story, Of A Kid’s Own Design

InfiniScroll, populated by a winding parade of creatures with tails and tales, is an upgrade for child and parent.<p>A favorite tale of children’s book publishers and parenting blogs is set in a land not so far away, where the evil e-reader is a slayer of the bedtime story. In another version of the …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

Landscape Photography

New ‘Professional-grade’ Creative Stylus for the iPad

Wow, today really is full of good news for iPad artists. I posted earlier on the big update to the excellent Procreate painting app. And now I need to mention a great looking new creative stylus for the iPad – just launched by Wacom today.<p>It’s called the <b>Intuos Creative Stylus</b>, and it sounds like it …

Siskel and Ebert interview Spielberg, Scorsese and Lucas (1990) ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

In 1990, Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert interviewed Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese about the future of the …