Friday, 27 November 2015

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

Manage Collaboration During Post More Effectively with Everytime

Anyone who's worked on a creative project knows that one of the hardest things is managing the review and feedback process, particularly when you can't always get everyone in the same room. Feedback and direction in emails or on the phone only goes so far. As always, it's way more effective to be able to show someone what you mean.

8-Sep-2015  •  Benjamin Craig

Callsheet Operator - Call sheets for the 21st century

The concept of call sheets hasn't changed much in over half a century. Although there have been many valiant efforts to modernise them over the last decade or two, there hasn't really been anything to revolutionise the process... until now.

18-Jun-2015  •  Benjamin Craig

Should Authors Become Screenwriters?

Zachary Evans looks some of the pros and cons facing authors looking to adapt their work for the screen, with some notable examples on both sides of the argument.

16-Jun-2015  •  Zachary Evans

CGI and Practical Visual Effects of Mad Max: Fury Road

In an excellent piece over at FX Guide, Ian Failes takes an in-depth look at how some of the most stunning visuals from Mad Max: Fury Road were achieved blending in camera action with CGI.

1-Jun-2015  •  Benjamin Craig

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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