What You Need to Know When Shooting Abroad -
One of the perks of being a freelance DP is unexpected travel to often exotic places around the world but you should know where you're going and what you're getting Into.
Your Script a Fighting Chance to Reach Maturity -
Youíre staring at a blank screen. Is this the hardest part of screenwriting? The beginning? What about the end? Not the end of the script, but the end of the process, when your vision becomes a reality in the theaters and homes
Screenwriting Software -
What better way to start 2004 than to upgrade to one of the most popular screenwriting programs if you aren't using one already?
Filmmakers tested some of the top on the market.
- Making an independent film
takes talent, ambition, knowledge, salesmanship, persistence and a bit
There is no common pattern for how long
it takes to become an editor... It can never be stated enough that the feature editor must find "truth" in the fictional work in order to make an emotionally rich film.
Some directors say they must concentrate primarily on the inherent
beauty in the narrative and dialogue patterns in the script. Other
The art of painting with light -
The primary responsibility of the DP is to create the mood and feel of
the picture with their lighting. It is the DP's task to fulfill
the wishes of the director on how the film should look.
Treatments That Sell -
If a screenplay focuses the story for a film, the treatment does the
same thing for a screenplay. A treatment could be considered a written
Richard Zanuck once stated, "The producer is like the conductor of
an orchestra. Maybe he can't play every instrument, but he knows what
every instrument should sound like."
a Great Screenplay -
script must be designed to be read easily, flowing from page to page
in smooth transition.
on Acting -
For many actors, part of making characters and scenes most effective is
by doing research.