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Shooting a music video on the beach with a guitar player and a blue classic car

How to shoot a music video

For more than a decade, music videos could make a good band great or a great act supersonic. The music video medium spawned two cable channels devoted solely to these “four-minute movies” and several...

How to Become a Casting Director

As a fan of movies, it’s always fun to imagine “what if” when it comes to your favorite films. For example, Christopher Walken and Kurt Russell were in the running for the original Han...

Interview with Director of Photography Vincent Wrenn

Cinematographer Vincent Wrenn has three decades and hundreds of productions to his name, including HBO’s four part series The Defiant Ones, Inside Bill’s Brain, and the documentary Spielberg by Susan Lacy. We recently connected...

Film Crew on Set - BW

Film Crew List

When award season comes around, you’ll hear a lot about which directors, actors, and films can expect to take home some hardware. However, when it comes to a major motion picture – or even...

How to make a movie on iPhone

Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh shot Unsane using only three iPhone 7 Plus mobile devices. This isn’t to say he was working without resources. The man has directed 28 feature films that have made...

Digital Film Clapper used on set of film

How to make a movie on iMovie

For those of you born during the 90s, you have always been either a PC or MAC. Microsoft and Apple even had dueling commercials over their operating systems. Macs were the hip young creative...

What is a Property Master?

Hint: Being a property master has nothing to do with real estate. A property master, at least in the world of film, is the person responsible for all portable objects (props) on a set....