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Forums Community Spotlight: Oliver Moon, Composer/Musician

 My name is Oliver, I’ve learned music and played for several years with a band from Manchester UK. After …

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Evaluating an Indoor Location: From the DP’s Perspective

Photo by Sam Moqadam. Instagram @itssammoqadam.   Evaluating an Indoor Location From the DP’s Perspective Written by Paolo Dy   …

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How an Editor Should Cut an Actor’s Performance

Photo by Ilya Shishikhin. Follow Instagram @shish_ph.   How an Editor Should Cut an Actor’s Performance Written By Dustin Morrow …

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7 Insider Tips on Successfully Casting Your Film

Photo by Jose Pedro Ortiz. YouTube @FilmColors   7 Insider Tips on Successfully Casting Your Film Succeed by Casting Great …

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Exclusive Interview with Liz Guarracino

(Pictured above: Liz receives 1st Place prizes, the ZEISS Loxia 2/50mm Lens, and Davis & Sanford ProVista 100 2-Stage Aluminum …

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Post Sound Workflow for Animation

(Pictured: Justin working in his home studio.)   Post Sound Workflow for Animation Written By Justin Matley   Generally speaking, …

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Hollywood Bound

Hollywood Bound Start Networking Before Heading West Written By Scott Spears   For many of us into filmmaking, who weren’t …

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5 Ways to Get Electrified Performances from Your Actors

Photo by Natalie Parham. natalieparhamcreative.squarespace.com | Follow on Instagram @natalieparham 5 Ways to Get Electrified Performances from Your Actors Follow …

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How to Avoid 6 Major Blunders and Elevate Your Screenplay Now

How to Avoid 6 Major Blunders and Elevate Your Screenplay Now Don’t Let Your Ideas Fall by the Wayside Written …

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Create Realistic Dialogue Now: 17 Fast Tips

Photo by William Bayreuther. Filmmaker and Photographer from Montreal, CAD. Instagram @Bayreuther.w Create Realistic Dialogue Now: 17 Fast Tips Get …

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Organization and Naming Your Shots

Photo by Aleks Marinkovic. www.aleksmarinkovic.com Organization and Naming Your Shots Shot Lists from Pre-Production through Post-Production Written By Peter John …

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7 Ways to Maintain Sharp Focus Filming Documentary Action

Photo by Jakob Rosen. Instagram: @jakobnoahrosen 7 Ways to Maintain Sharp Focus Filming Documentary Action Written By Courtney Hermann Is …

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Production Stills Photo Contest 2021

Photo by Brock DuPont. www.brockdupont.com Production Stills Photo Contest 2021 Call for Entries Production Stills are a valuable part of …

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Directing Your Actors After the Cameras Have Stopped Rolling

Wild West: John Cusack and director John Badham on the set of “Jack the Bull,” the story of Wyoming ranchers …

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Result Directing: Working with Your Actors

Photo by Joe Muniz. Follow on Instagram @infraredla @hjoelmuniz_   Written by Gleb Osatinski I always thought thinking about the …

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Limitations | “The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees oneself.”

Photo by Raymond Lee | www.raymondleemedia.com   Written by David K. Irving How to make films during a pandemic. Filmmaking …

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Community Spotlight: Calin Joseph McCarthy

Calin Joseph McCarthy was born in Cleveland, OH. Growing up modestly in the suburbs, Calin lived his early years in …

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