Filmmaking

Everything You Need to Know About Creating Marketing Videos

Video is eating the world.<p>No, seriously.<p>People love to consume video. Just look at how much of the Internet’s traffic it represents:<p>And with screens …

Marketing

Warner Bros. is Making a Joker Movie That We Did Not See Coming

It involves Todd Phillips, Martin Scorsese, a new setting, and <i>not</i> Jared Leto.<p>It’s hard to know exactly what Warner Bros. is doing with its DC Comics …

Batman

How Director Terence Nance Made a Microbudget Sci-Fi That Left Audiences in Tears

Terence Nance, whose name you will know by heart if you don't already, is a cinematic force.<p>Terence Nance's feature, <i>An Oversimplification of her</i> …

Overwatch's in-game cinematic tools won't be made public - yet

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>Yesterday, Blizzard had a bit of surprise waiting for those eager for more Overwatch stories. The in-game cinematic …

Overwatch

Fear and Longing in the Outback: Peter Weir’s Nostalgic Australian Cinema

In celebration of one of the most prominent directors of Australian New Wave, we dissect two of Peter Weir’s iconic films, determining their value as …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Dirty Little Secret: Exposing Some Harsh Truths In ‘Preacher’

‘Preacher’ makes progress and makes a baby.<p>“Dirty Little Secret,” the tenth episode of <i>Preacher</i>, exposes its characters’ secrets—it reveals Jesus’ …

‘Game of Thrones’ Has a Stark Sister Problem

After courtesy controversy for years for their treatment of Sansa Stark, the ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners are finding new ways to muck up her …

Sansa Stark

Watch: How Christopher Nolan Crafted the Intricate Backwards Story of 'Memento'

17 years after its release brought Christopher Nolan to the attention of Hollywood, this video examines how <i>Memento</i> manages to tell a meaningful …

Westworld

Robert McLachlan: The Invisible Hand Behind Your Favorite Show

By Cooper Peltz The cinematographer of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Westworld</i>, and <i>Ray Donovan</i> has photographed some of the biggest TV moments of the decade. It’s …

TV

Walkie 101: What You Need to Know When Using One on a Film Set

How well do you know walkie lingo and etiquette?<p>Film sets can be incredibly chaotic, but walkies make it possible to clearly communicate with all of …

How the DIY Safdie Brothers Shot the Genre Thriller of the Year on 35mm Cinemascope

In 'Good Time', the Safdie brothers use their characteristic scrapyard DIY to bring Robert Pattinson into the 'warped moment.'<p>"We wanted it to feel …

Robert Pattinson

Freeze Frame: The "Locked Shots" of Guy Ritchie

A supercut of all the moments the director pauses to let us catch our breath.<p>Every action director has his or her trademark: Tony Scott likes color, …

Guy Ritchie

Video Content Marketing: Cheap and Easy Ways to Get Started

Back in my day, all online content was text-based. If you had two animated .GIFs on a website, you had to wait 30 seconds for the site to load. Four …

Digital Marketing

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: The doorway picture

<i>This article contains spoilers for Twin Peaks season 3 part 15. For maximum enjoyment, we recommend reading after you’ve watched the show.</i>Special …

TV

Slider ONE 40, portable and for professionals by Jose Antunes

Able to support a load over 20 Kg, the Slider ONE 40 from ShooTools can be used on its own or with other accessories, meaning it may be the starting …

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Twin Peaks: The Return: Last Looks Before the End

Carl Struycken and Harry Goaz in <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i><p>I took a break from writing about <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> to let things shake down a bit, but now …

TV

Do You Shoot Your Footage in Raw? Here's Why You Should

<b>In this guest post, Stewart Addison explains what shooting raw really means, the different kinds of raw, and when and how to implement a raw workflow.</b><p>…

Tutorials

Marvel's The Punisher Trailer: Frank Castle is Back

Netflix debuts our first look at <i>The Punisher</i>.<p>For those who didn’t watch <i>The Defenders</i> all the way to the end over the weekend, this will come as a …

Comics

Watch: How 'Game of Thrones' Shot a Zombie Polar Bear in the Depths of Iceland and Created a Massive Frozen Lake

To shoot 'Game of Thrones' Season 7, Episode 6, the team had to create a frozen lake from scratch after shooting in harsh Icelandic</b> …

Polar Bears

Negotiation Skills for Crew: 12 Tips for Getting What You Need On Set

Here's how to help ensure the best rates and on-set working conditions.<p>Congratulations, you work in the <i>movie</i> business! Filmmaking is an exciting blur …

'Pilgrimage': DP Tom Comerford on the Challenges of Shooting an Adventure Film 99% Handheld

Tom Comerford and director Brendan Muldowney spent six months scouting for 'Pilgrimage,' and shot it with almost all natural light.<p><i>Pilgrimage</i>, the …

Cinematography

Game of Thrones Explained: Arya vs. Sansa vs. Logic

Plus, three important details to remember as <i>Game of Thrones</i> goes forward.<p><b>Game of Thrones</b> season 7 has us trapped in a struggle and we can’t break …

King's Landing

Should You Be Using False Color? Here Are 7 Situations in Which You Probably Should

Waveforms, scopes, and other exposure tools are great, but sometimes the only thing that can do the job is false color.For many of you, the answer to …

Tutorials

What Is Visual Subtext and How Can You Use It to Add Depth to Your Film?

Subtext: subtle but oh so powerful.<p>For cinephiles, watching movies is kind of like going on a treasure hunt. Sure, you watch the story unfold like …

Storytelling

Filmmaker.weekly Issue #07

August 20th, 2017 – Rik Roukens (view this newsletter online)<p>Welcome to <i>filmmaker.weekly</i> issue #7 for Sunday, August 20th, 2017.<p>Another week has gone …

Planet of the Apes

Game of Thrones: Daenerys Just Learned A Powerful Lesson About Her Dragons

Today’s tragedy may be the key to tomorrow’s strategy for Daenerys Targaryen.<p>Warning: This article contains spoilers for everything through Game of …

Daenerys Targaryen

Rotolight AEOS – a good ENG lighting solution?

Shares 0<p>Rotolight’s AEOS is a a lightweight, power efficient, colour temperature adjustable LED light with an impressive range of features. With so …

Videography

Jane Campion Brings Bonkers Back With ‘Top of the Lake: China Girl’

By Farah Cheded Elisabeth Moss builds on an already fantastic year with this delightfully weird follow-up to 2013’s first season.Returning after 4 …

TV

Game of Thrones: Who Died ‘Beyond the Wall’ and What It Means

In ‘Beyond The Wall,’ <i>Game of Thrones</i> dispatched with at least two characters that will have massive consequences.<p>Warning: This article contains …

Game of Thrones