FILMMAKING

We take you behind the scenes and break down all that goes into making a film. Read our conversations with filmmakers as they share their creative process, tips for frugal filmmakers, equipment they work with and more! We explore every aspect of filmmaking — from cinematography, screenwriting, lighting, editing etc.

What Is Meisner Technique
Meisner Technique: Everything You Need To Know 

Amongst acting techniques in general, and naturalistic methods in particular, the Meisner technique has been…

Captain Marvel screenplay
Captain Marvel (2019) Screenplay Analysis

In many ways, one can consider Captain Marvel (2019) as an artistic product thoroughly defined…

best cinematography books
8 Books On Cinematography That Are Essential Reading

Cinematography, or the art of motion picture photography, is essential to cinema as it directly…

Pulp Fiction screenplay
Pulp Fiction (1994) Screenplay Analysis

After winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes 1994, Pulp Fiction has gone on to become…

moonlight cinematographer
Moonlight And The Art Of Intimacy In The Cinematic Medium

Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight (2016) has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the most beautiful…

cinematography analysis of Parasite
How Parasite Perfected The Visual Language Of Social Divide

Parasite was a groundbreaking film on many counts. Directed by Bong Joon-ho, it was the…

best movie shots
 21 Iconic Shots Of The 21st Century

With the advancement of technology, cinematography took a giant leap around the turn of the…

Inception cinematography analysis
Cinematography Of Nolan, Wally Pfister’s Inception (2010)

If I were to talk of the greatest films in the last decade that changed…

How Wes Anderson makes movies
The Anatomy Of A Wes Anderson Film

Wes Anderson is perhaps one of the most recognizable and influential filmmakers of our times.…

Cinematography of La La Land
How Linus Sandgren Brought Old Hollywood To Life In La La Land

Cinematographer Linus Sandgren’s seminal work in La La Land (2016) won him several accolades including…

film lighting techniques
12 Film Lighting Techniques Filmmakers Should Know

The moving images on screen have the ability to elicit emotional response in how they’re…

Citizen Kane cinematography
Cinematography Of Citizen Kane (1941)

One of the few gems of world cinema, Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane has set a benchmark for…

what is depth of field in film
What Is Depth Of Field In Film? All You Need To Know

While attentively watching a film, how often have we questioned ourselves why a certain area…

mise en scene in film
What Is Mise-en-scène? 7 Films That Are Perfect Illustrations

Mise-en-scène, a phrase from the French language pronounced meez-on-senn, originated in the theater somewhere in…

Inglourious Basterds screenplay analysis
Inglourious Basterds (2009) Screenplay Analysis

In the year 1992, Hollywood was intruded on by a young, voracious cinephile whose arrival…