In the last few weeks we’ve talked about editing Life of Pi with Tim Squyres, and about the #supportvfx movement triggered by Rhyhmes & Hues filling for bankruptcy followed by a sad Oscar win. Today we are going to take a closer look at the actual post-production process of transforming a blue room into an ocean with […]
Ryan Rivard summed up screenwriter John August‘s blog entry about his eleven recommended steps to write a scene. Step 11 being the most painful one. No doubt that this list is a great tool to stay focus on what matters in a scene for a story to grow strongly.
Ever wondered how to pitch a music video to a band and how precise you should be? Fear no more, the video below will show you how DANIELS pitched Simple Math to Manchester Orchestra. A bit of context: when the Simple Math pitch happened, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert had already directed few projects under DANIELS name and […]
Cinematographer Ryan E. Walters has developed a series of tutorials about camera and the first video, Camera 101, is available to watch for free. It is obvious why this video would be an interesting video for aspiring cinematographers, but I believe filmmakers should watch it too. Walters mentions many aspects of the camera that are […]
Preston Kanak, mostly known for being the new addition in Philip Bloom’s team (of two) realized a video test shot on a Canon 5d Mark II between different visual styles for DSLR, and presented under his 3 minute short film category. The video shows almost identical footage shot with the same settings and with only difference their […]
I couldn’t find out who is the author [UPDATE: thanks to M Tappan, credit should be given to Canadian Illustrator Keri Smith for it, so here we go!] of this one but after I’ve enjoyed it once on Sheri Candler Marketing and Publicity Facebook page and then on Art Departmental‘s website , I decided to […]
[This extract of a full length script is used to illustrate an educational point. Please don’t sue me, I can take it out if it prevents anyone from making millions.] It’s rare to find split screen scenes in a script, and often it means the script is high on visual tricks to tell the story. […]
[This extract of a full length script is used to illustrate an educational point. Please don’t sue me, I can take it out if it prevents anyone from making millions.] This is the first article of my new category, How to write, where I will put scenes from scripts I read that helped me understand […]