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From Los Angeles to New York to locations around the world, the film industry relies on film crews with a wide array of skills in the field of film and video production.

Jul 22, 2020

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Being an actor is an act of vulnerability, both in the work of portraying characters during film production and in the audition process. Making movies requires a lot of time and...

Jul 22, 2020

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Writing a good script is hard work, and the writing process is different for every screenwriter. Good story structure is integral to great filmmaking, and whether you’re making ...

Jul 22, 2020

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Writing a screenplay requires discipline and organization. A screenwriter must keep track of plot points, character arcs, and overall story structure as they write. Whether you'...

Jul 17, 2020

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Spike Lee is perhaps best known as the filmmaking master behind iconic films such as Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Inside Man, BlacKkKlansman, and Da 5 Bloods. Ever since Spike...

Jul 16, 2020

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A shot list is a detailed list of every camera shot that needs to be captured in a scene of a video production. Created by the director and the cinematographer during the prepro...

Jul 14, 2020

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Director Spike Lee first captivated our cultural consciousness in 1986 with his debut film, She’s Gotta Have It, a story about a sexually empowered woman in Brooklyn and her thr...

Jul 10, 2020

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Credits play at the beginning and end of nearly every film. The opening credits inform the audience which studios or production companies were involved in making the film, and t...

Jul 7, 2020

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All sensory elements in a film work with one another to create a mood, an atmosphere, a tone, and a feeling. These components convey a narrative to audiences, who interpret and ...

Jul 7, 2020

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