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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 vis...

Composing movement, Kurosawa style

Akira Kurosawa is celebrated as one of the greatest film directors in history. He true mastery of the medium ...

How to be a Filmmaker

Ok, so it's 'branded content' for Kessler Cranes, but garnered a few laughs here as it isn't actually far off ...

Understanding Speedboosters

Cinematographer Jon Kline explains the benefits of using a speed booster to both increase the number of lenses...

Becoming a Full-Time Filmmaker: When to Quit Your Day Job.

Mark Boucher provides some thoughts and tips on how and when to make the move into a full-time career in filmm...

The Man Behind the Voice - Getting the Most from ADR

Sound engineer and recordist Tristan Rose discusses the importance of ADR and his experience in a range of tec...

Why a Director Shouldn't Edit Their Own Film

Dan Selakovich puts forward a detailed and compelling case for why directors should never edit their own films...

Why You Shouldn't Use Shaky-Cam

Shaky camera techniques were popularised in the early 2000s by the directors like Paul Greengrass. Dan Selakov...

The Sound of Interstellar

The awesome chaps over at Soundworks Collection have another great sound design interview, this time with Rich...

Effective Scenes - Silence of the Lambs

In this short video, Tony at Every Frame A Painting looks at the ingredients of an effective scene using the c...

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