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Lighting the Narrative: A Conversation with David Moxness, ASC, CSC

STUDENTFILMMAKERS: How does a project’s genre influence your approach to lighting? You never seem to stay in one category, constantly moving from fantasy to action to drama to recreating world …

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David Bowles Discussed 3D Audio and Shares Audio Tips for Students

STUDENTFILMMAKERS: What is 3D Audio, and how is it different than Surround Sound? David Bowles: 3D audio captures the Z axis – height – in addition to width (L-R) and …

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2020 Student Academy Award Finalist, Elisa Maria Nadal, on “Prisoners of the Body”

“Prisoners of the Body” is a metaphorical exploration of movement itself. Music accompanies its journey into the world – along five chapters, set in different scenarios. In this liaison of …

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StudentFilmmakers Magazine Testimonials

StudentFilmmakers Magazine wants to give a special shout out and THANK YOU to the wonderful students, filmmakers, and professors of filmmaking who read, subscribe to and support StudentFilmmakers Magazine and …

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2020 Student Academy Award Finalist, Rodrigo Chapoy, on Animation Short Film, “Bear With Me”

STUDENTFILMMAKERS: Can you tell us about the development and pre-production stages? Rodrigo Chapoy: The pre-production stages were really rough and messy. “Bear With Me” was born out of the need …

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Working for Bollywood: My Experiences in the Assistant Director Department

A Report by Marco Schleicher, MA In 2017, I worked in the assistant director department of two Bollywood blockbuster films. The films were shot in and around London. Bollywood is …

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2020 Student Academy Award Finalist, Di Lu, on her animation “Super Generic”

Di Lu is an animator who graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design in 2020. By studying the whole animation pipeline, she rediscovered her passion for animation, modeling, visual …

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“Connecting the Dots” By Hiro Narita, ASC

Connecting the Dots Crew engagement and collaboration. By Hiro Narita, ASC More often than not, filmmakers have their beginning in diverse disciplines – from writing, acting, music, architecture – the …

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