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Lighting Techniques in Film

Perhaps more than anything, lighting is responsible for setting almost any scene–except for when the lack of light is needed to provide some tension. When shooting an external playground scene on a beautiful sunny...

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Tips for Film Networking

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” – Just about everyone Nothing too earth-shattering about that quote. You’ve probably heard it a hundred times while trying to find work in the film...

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How to Get Work in Film?

How to Get Work in the Film Industry? Although every industry has its share of “insider” hires, the film industry can be notoriously difficult to break into. Once film directors, cinematographers, and other production...

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Define Film Theory

It can seem like a daunting task, trying to come up with one succinct definition of film theory. Just the term “theory” can elicit images of academic discipline, of stuffy people in a stuffy...

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Get Film Industry Training

There’s much more to filmmaking than just pointing your camera and yelling “action!” Every good movie, TV pilot, short film, and commercial has a script. Then there’s lighting, sound, setting marks for those in...