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Directing Film Versus Directing Music Videos

Summary: As a director, you’ll need to be prepared to approach any potential project. Michael Bay’s first project was with George Lucas, but he truly got his start working on music videos and commercials. That’s where he developed an eye for arresting moments, which helped

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The Flash Season 1 Finale: A Short Review

By the end of Season One of the Flash, it’s now evident that Dr. Wells is the Reverse-Flash who is back from the future and who is also the killer of Barry’s Mom. Now, even though Dr. Wells is in captivity, he offers Barry an

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The Difference Between a Character and Plot Driven Film

Whether you are writing or directing a film, it’s important to distinguish between what is a plot or a character driven story. A story uses either plot or character to drive its action. We can think about Star Wars in terms of the action defining

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How to Launch a Film

Every indie filmmaker struggles with the same basic problem, which is the leap from amateur to professional. How do you make a film and get it distributed? Hollywood is one of the most competitive places on Earth, so you need to think outside the box

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Celebrities Getting Married in 2015

Various celebrities are expected to get married in 2015, while some dates are not yet official, speculations are rife. Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Even though Wilde has not set a wedding date with her fiance and baby’s father Jason Sudeikis, she has confirmed having

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Film vs. Digital in Filmmaking

Written by: Charlie Matthau Summary: Learn why cinema has transitioned to digital. Quentin Tarantino recently purchased and renovated the New Beverly with the sole purpose of showing 35mm films. Not too many films are shot on film stock these days; digital is the favored medium

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How Digital Has Changed Filmmaking

Written by: Charles Matthau Summary: Digital has changed almost every aspect of filmmaking. Since the movie industry has decided to shift to digital, the entire process of making and marketing a movie has changed. Although we’re not quite at the apex of what is possible,