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What Was the First Film Sound Effects

What Was the First Film Sound Effects?

What Was the First Film Sound Effects? Some of the most iconic moments in cinematic history are those which include heart-griping, spine-tingling sound effects. For instance, the lightsaber in Star Wars and The Wilhelm Scream from various films, sound effects capture and convey some of the most memorable moments in […]

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Should You Write a Treatment Before a Script

Should You Write a Treatment Before a Script?

Should You Write a Treatment Before a Script? Understanding when and in what order to write a treatment, script, or screenplay can be particularly challenging for a beginner. The terms, film treatments, screenplays, and scripts are often used interchangeably creating a misconception that they are all the same or that […]

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How to Write a Treatment for a Commercial

How to Write a Treatment for a Commercial Commercials are an integral element to any advertising campaign and they’re increasingly popular . They are found in YouTube videos, on websites, and on a variety of social media platforms including Facebook, TikTok, and LinkedIn. A great commercial treatment is going to sell […]

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Filmmaking & Video Production: Best 5 Courses for College Students

Filmmaking & Video Production: Best 5 Courses for College Students  So, you’re a budding filmmaker who wants to pursue a career in filmmaking and digital video production? But where do you start? What are your options after high school? In the early 2000s, teachers introduced video-production technology subjects into the […]

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Early Movie Theaters- A Look at Nickelodeon Film History

Early Movie Theaters: A Look at Nickelodeon Film History

Early Movie Theaters: A Look at Nickelodeon Film History When you walk into an expansive movie theater complete with 4DPLEX technology it’s almost impossible to even fathom what film watching might have been like over 100 years ago in the nation’s first nickelodeon. Certainly there were not multi-sensory experiences that […]

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Who Invented the Multiplane Camera

Who Invented the Multiplane Camera?

Who Invented the Multiplane Camera? Many advances in historical inventions of cameras have resulted in the amazing animations and motion pictures that we all have come to know and love. In 1933, it was Ub Iwerks who invented the multiplane camera following a bit of time spent as an animator […]

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What is Medium Specificity in Film & What Does it Mean

What is Medium Specificity in Film & What Does it Mean?

What is Medium Specificity in Film & What Does it Mean? Medium specificity in film theory has been a key argument of film theory for a very long time. Primarily, medium specificity lies in the argument between the differences in cinema and theater. Or in the differences between cinema and […]

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