Articles about the film production process, techniques, and film business.
In a series on basic cinematography, here are the different lense sizes used in film, and which lense size works for what situations.
In a series on basic cinematography, here are some ways to aim the camera to create one mood or another for the shot.
Here are some tips on directing a movie.
Kuleshov was a Russian film maker, who did some experiments with new film techniques.
Some tips on how to survive in the film business.
Some tips about writing scripts for a movie.
A description of the role of caterers and craft services in film production.
The film industry had it's golden days, and they are long gone. So what factors allowed the golden age to come, and what factors destroyed them.
Location manager is responsible for finding the locations that will be used to make a movie.
Producer is the main guy in film production. This is the person who decides to make a movie and calls everybody on board to make it happen.
This article will outline the process of film production, through phases of pre-production, production, post-production, distribution, and exhibition.
Making a movie is a huge task. Roles of assistant directors are crucial in breaking up that task into manageable pieces for the main director.
What is called a "hot set" during film production?
Here are 7 steps to producing and directing a movie. It all begins with a story and ends with special effect.
Basic gear and software needed to start making movies.
Some advice I got on how to go about casting actors, when looking to fill roles for an independent film.
You need a shotgun mic. And here's more on that.
Checklist to go by to prepare for an independent movie shoot.