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There’s simply no getting around it: Making film projects requires money. Even if you don’t pay yourself (and you should pay yourself), you still need to budget for equipment, l...

Jan 9, 2020

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Few production elements affect a theatrical experience more than sound design, and yet many film audience members know almost nothing about sound designers. Despite the lack of ...

Dec 20, 2019

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The relationship between director and actor is one of the most sacred in all of filmmaking. Both director and actor are artists, and together they collaborate on a project that ...

Dec 20, 2019

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The filmmaking process doesn’t end the moment that a director and producers declare they have a final cut. Long after production wraps and copies of a film are disseminated worl...

Dec 20, 2019

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Samuel L. Jackson is known for his large body of work in some of the most successful films of the last few decades. In addition to some of the iconic live action movies he’s app...

Dec 16, 2019

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Shooting for film and TV show can be chaotic. The sheer amount of details—from camera settings to props—that go into filming each individual scene can be difficult to keep track...

Dec 16, 2019

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“You really should know the old work that has gone before, the old masters... You should see and experience them as best you can. Do not look at them to learn from them. Look at...

Dec 12, 2019

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“I always say that casting is 85 to 90 percent of the picture for me. So, all of you just starting out ... insist on what you want, and ...don’t settle for close enough or secon...

Dec 12, 2019

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Created by the assistant director, a call sheet outlines the schedule for every shoot day during filming. Making a call sheet takes a lot of coordinating, but it’s a necessary s...

Dec 10, 2019

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