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What Does Flash in the Pan Mean

What Does Flash in the Pan Mean?

What Does Flash in the Pan Mean? As a screenwriter, Director, or any aspiring filmmaker, being prepared to accept failure is important as is with any aspiration to succeed. An interesting term that has been used throughout filmmaking to ascertain a failed project is the expression, “flash in the pan.” […]

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How Did the Evolution of Feminism in TV and Film Change Narratives

How Did the Evolution of Feminism in TV and Film Change Narratives?

How Did the Evolution of Feminism in TV and Film Change Narratives? Women in television and on film have certainly evolved over the years with their roles adapting to the times and to the political movements that are shaping history. For example, the evolution of feminism in TV and film […]

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Understanding Foreground, Middleground, Background in Film Composition

Understanding Foreground, Middleground, Background in Film Composition

Understanding Foreground, Middleground, Background in Film Composition When looking at the composition of a shot, the filmmaker is faced with a layered scene in which there is essentially a foreground, middleground, and background in film. Each of these areas, respectively, represents a very important area of your focus in which, […]

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What is Continuity in Film

What is Continuity in Film?

What is Continuity in Film? Learning how to maintain continuity in film is incredibly important for filmmakers to understand, but the sheer amount of attention to detail that is required in order to achieve continuity can be incredibly difficult to follow. If you’re new to filmmaking, you may not even […]

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Digital Compositing Techniques Explained

Digital Compositing Techniques Explained

Digital Compositing Techniques Explained Digital compositing is a visual effects process which includes the use of computer technology, such as software commands, to layer two or more images into a single desired image. Various digital compositing techniques have been developed over the years to produce the desired visual results that […]

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What is Digital Compositing for Film and Video

What is Digital Compositing for Film and Video?

What is Digital Compositing for Film and Video? Whether you’re new to the film industry, or you’re a client that is learning about the various visual effects and techniques that can be used to produce the professional video content that you desire, you might have heard the term “digital compositing” […]

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What Makes Great Film Composition

What Makes Great Film Composition?

What Makes Great Film Composition? Establishing the various elements of a scene so that they are arranged within the camera frame in a way that closely connected with your audience is the underlying importance of film composition, and while we know that film composition can help us to drive home […]

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