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What Does a Revisionist Mean in Film

What Does a Revisionist Mean in Film?

What Does a Revisionist Mean in Film? Various genres of film, like the Western, are widely known to have different sub genres or sub categories within them. For example, the sub genre Revisionist Western, is one you may not have ever heard of, but it represents part of the Anti-Western […]

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What Light Setting for Filming in Yellow Lit Rooms

What Light Setting for Filming in Yellow Lit Rooms?

What Light Setting for Filming in Yellow Lit Rooms? Filming in a room that appears to have yellow lighting or a yellow tone can certainly pose some challenges. As you may already know, yellow lighting can really throw colors off not just when filming, but in real life. Rooms that […]

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What is Typage in Film Neorealism

What is Typage in Film Neorealism?

What is Typage in Film Neorealism? You might have heard terms like typage and neorealism used in the film industry, especially if you’re been to film school or you’re studying past film history, but what do these terms mean? Perhaps you realize that neorealism is a documentary style of filmmaking […]

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Shot vs. Scene vs. Sequence- What's the Difference

Shot vs. Scene vs. Sequence: What's the Difference?

Shot vs. Scene vs. Sequence: What’s the Difference? Whether you’re entirely new to cinematographer and just finding yourself in a position to familiarize yourself with the different terminology, or you’ve actually landed a few positions assisting out on a film set and you’ve noticed yourself struggling understand the terminology that’s […]

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What is The Motion Vector Line in Film

What is The Motion Vector Line in Film?

What is The Motion Vector Line in Film? In filmmaking, the use of visual vectors represents a unique opportunity for editors to incorporate graphical vectors and motion vectors into the editing process to provide visual cues to the audience which are used to connect the scenes in a film. The […]

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What is the Best Type of Lavalier Mic for Filming

What is the Best Type of Lavalier Mic for Filming?

What is the Best Type of Lavalier Mic for Filming? Planning a film shoot requires a lot of careful consideration, not just about the important shots and set elements to consider, but also equipment. Lavalier mics are incredibly important on set, especially if you’re filming interviews, character dialogue, or really […]

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How to Set Up Multicam Short Film Shoot

How to Set Up Multicam Short Film Shoot

How to Set Up Multicam Short Film Shoot As a newly aspiring cinematographer, you’re probably ready to advance from single camera shoots to a multicam setup. Preparing for a multi camera shoot is fun, but it certainly requires some added planning to ensure proper production. If you’re wondering how to […]

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How to Film Stop Motion Like a Pro

How to Film Stop Motion Like a Pro

How to Film Stop Motion Like a Pro Stop motion animation represents a unique style of filmmaking in which single camera frames are captured one-by-one to visually tell a story. The process involves filming people, live-action objects, and characters which are then edited into the final story. Early uses of […]

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Figuring Out How to Create Optical Film Sound- A History of Motion-Picture Sound Recording

Figuring Out How to Create Optical Film Sound: A History of Motion-Picture Sound Recording

Figuring Out How to Create Optical Film Sound: A History of Motion-Picture Sound Recording The shift from silent films to an entirely new era of motion pictures in which sound-on-film recording, also known as optical sound, would prevail represents a unique point in the history of filmmaking. Early steps toward […]

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