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'Last Passenger' Making-Of Videos Provide a Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking

The internet is rife with "making-of" videos for just about every major feature film that gets released these days. Unfortunately, a good portion of …

Colour Grading with LUT's in Premiere

Colour Grading with LUT’s in Premiere<p>Grading<p>Philip here. Really useful post by James on this way of grading. The Lumetri on adjustment layers and …

Break Your Story in Prep ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

Interview: Syd Field

Syd Field was the first true screenwriting guru and his book <i>Screenplay</i> is still a standard, more than thirty years after its initial publication. …

Masterclass in Lighting from Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Dean Semler

Over the past few weeks, we've talked about lighting a few different times. First we shared a perspective on lighting Hollywood films from renowned …

Screenwriting 101: 5 Tips for Writing Better Characters into Your Screenplay

<i>L.A.-based filmmaker Noam Kroll is currently working on his second feature. He keeps a production blog at his website</i> <i>NoamKroll.com</i><i>. In this blog</i> …

Creative Writing

Working with Less (or, Get Out There and Shoot!) Part 1

DSLR DSLR Gear DSLR Shooting Education Guest blog Tutorials<p>Ok, maybe that photo was a little over the top 🙂<p>David Kong here guest-writing this …

10 Filmmaker Tips From DOC NYC: From Pitching your Project to Working with a Cinematographer

The fourth annual DOC NYC, New York’s documentary festival, just wrapped. The festival winners were announced and the festival reported a 25% …

Filmmaking

Here are the First Five Things Filmmakers Who Have Never Cast a Film Before Must Do

<i>Mark<br>Tapio Kines is the author of Screenwriting Fundamentals, an online<br>course on Lynda.com. He has written and directed two features, and is<br>the first</i> …

This Scene Sucks: 15 Screenwriting Mistakes to Avoid

<b>by Timothy Cooper</b><p>Please enjoy this scene from my nonexistent, <i>Birds vs. Bees.</i><p>I wrote this opening scene specifically for this article, but <b>there isn’t</b> …

Writing

Writing the High ROI Film (Part 11)

This week we continue with part eleven in a twelve part series of JT Velikovsky’s doctoral thesis: “Understanding And Exploring The Relationship …

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How to Write a Film Business Plan<p><i>by Kimberlee Leonard</i><p>More than 400 movies are expected to hit theaters in 2010, according to MovieWeb.com. The Motion …

Lighting Techniques: Filming for Dramatic Effect – with DP Art Adams

I personally love filming with dramatic lighting and love learning the lighting techniques that can achieve that cinematic and moody feel. If it was …