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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

How To Stop Your Characters' Dialogue From All Sounding The Same

Aspiring screenwriters are often told that all their characters sound the same. The grandma sounds the same as the teenager. The professor sounds the same as the stripper, etc.

7-Apr-2016  •  Alex Bloom

Review: Directing Motion Tour with Vincent Laforet Bundle

Directing Motion Tour With Vincent Laforet is a bundle of videos of workshops conducted director Vincent Laforet across the country, presented by MZed, a specialist provider of online training for the creative industries.

27-Jan-2016  •  Benjamin Craig

Star Wars: The Force Awakens VFX Reel

The VFX reel shows a range of shots from the film and provides great insight into the blend of practical and digital effects the make up many of the sequences in the film. Needless to say... SPOILERS!

14-Jan-2016  •  Benjamin Craig

Just When You Thought They Were Out... Kodak Launches Super 8 Revival

Kodak is probably the largest victim of the digital media revolution, famously missing the boat as the world shifted from an analogue film world (which Kodak dominated) to one made of CCDs and pixels.

8-Jan-2016  •  Benjamin Craig

Tarantino and Team Talk About Shooting for 70mm on The Hateful Eight

In this featurette for the release of the film, Quentin Tarantino and others talk about the experience of shooting on 65mm and using the now rare Ultra Panavision aspect ratio.

27-Nov-2015  •  Benjamin Craig

Birdman and the Secret of 'Continuous' Takes

The Film Theorists take a look at how Alejandro González Iñárritu's Oscar-winner Birdman achieves the feel of being shot in one continuous take (when it wasn't).

23-Oct-2015  •  Benjamin Craig

Script Rewrites: The Good, The Bad, and The Convoluted

Zachary Evans looks at some of the benefits and pit-falls of having more than one writer on a project by putting the lens on three films whose multi-writer scripts had very different outcomes.

12-Oct-2015  •  Zachary Evans


In the film bookstore this month...

Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build: How to Build Your Own Camera Cranes, Car Mounts, Stabilizers, Dollies, and More!

By Dan Selakovich

Construct professional-quality camera rigs on your own with this comprehensive, step-by-step guide...

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Events Diary

Upcoming festivals and events for filmmakers from around the world.
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23-May-2016. Barcelona, Spain
7-Jun-2016. Los Angeles,
29-Jul-2016. Apchat, France
29-Jul-2016. Berlin, Germany
4-Aug-2016. Augusta, Sicily, Italy
6-Sep-2016. São Paulo, Brazil
20-Sep-2016. Bristol, United Kingdom
22-Sep-2016. Zurich, Switzerland
Global Event
6-Oct-2016. Los Angeles, United States