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.

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22 Must Watch Films For Great Cinematography

From Se7en to Blade Runner 2049, we bring you 22 movies with the best cinematography that offer…

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The Dutch Angle Explained

In the artistic process of filmmaking, the camera not only helps to capture images but…

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16 Screenwriting Contests Every Writer Should Know Of

Screenwriting is an art form that can take decades to perfect. There’s no better way…

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Aerial Shot Explained: All You Need To Know

Aerial shots have been used in filmmaking and photography for decades to add an extra…

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10 Best Long Takes In Film History

From Touch of Evil (1958) to Atonement (2007), here are the 10 greatest long takes in movie…

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How To Become A Cinematographer: The Ultimate Guide

Filmmaking is a complex and ever-evolving art form. There are many different positions that need…

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20 Coolest Roger Deakins’ Shots

From The Shawshank Redemption (1994) to 1917 (2019), here’s a look at some of the…

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How To Shoot In Natural Light: 13 Tips For Cinematographers

We discuss how to shoot in natural light and why it’s one of the most appealing aesthetic…

What Does Cinematography Do In An Animated Film: A Study Of Pixar Movies

Pioneered by individuals like the Lumière brothers, Georges Méliès and Walt Disney, hand drawn animation…

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The Tragedy Of Macbeth (2021) Cinematography

With The Tragedy of Macbeth Joel Coen reinvents Shakespeare’s masterpiece in a brilliant and innovative…

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Euphoria Cinematography: Centering Teenage Experience

Frequently touted as one of the most groundbreaking and angst-ridden shows aimed at teens in…

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West Side Story Cinematography Analysis

Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story, conceived in 1957 with Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Arthur…

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14 Best Cinematography Schools In The World

Keeping up with the newest skills and credentials in demand may be difficult in a…

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12 Types Of Camera Rigs In Film And How They Work

Film gear is wildly expensive — there, someone said it. It’s no secret that traditional…

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What Is Cinematography? Everything You Need To Know

The art of storytelling in film goes beyond accomplished directors and compelling acting. A cinematographer…