Category: Learning 101

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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...

An actor on the set during filming

What Do Actors Want From Directors?

Being a filmmaker can pull you in a lot of different directions, behind the camera, in front of the camera, and in the business office. It’s important to be a good communicator, delegator, and...

Documentary film crew on location

What To Know When Filming a Documentary

Making a narrative film is difficult. Securing funding, hiring a cast and crew, getting all of the equipment you’ll need, and so on but at least you have an idea about where the story...

An example of a storyboard

What is a Storyboard?

Filmmakers use storyboards to provide a visual representation of a screenplay, plan a shooting schedule, or present their ideas to producers and other decision-makers. They are a great communication tool that enables the director...