Notes on CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHOTS AND CAMERA ANGLES

LENSES FILTERS FILMMAKING NOTES Cinematography is the art of manipulating light and shadow, and capturing it as a moving image. CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHOTS AND CAMERA ANGLES QUESTIONS TO ASK: -What is the best viewpoint for filming this position of the event? -How much area should be included in this shot? SCENE defines the place or… Continue reading Notes on CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHOTS AND CAMERA ANGLES

How to Write a Screenplay. Tips for everyone

HOW TO WRITE A SCREENPLAY FILMMAKING NOTES SCREENPLAY WRITING When writing a SCREENPLAY, it’s all about CHARACTER, PLOT, and THEME – the three cornerstones to telling a great story. Below is Part One of NOTES you need to think about when writing a script. Whether you’re a seasoned script writer or just a beginner, these… Continue reading How to Write a Screenplay. Tips for everyone

What is a Production Manager?

PRODUCTION MANAGER FILMMAKING NOTES The Job of Production Management is the job of organization, budgeting, scheduling and preparing for everything. POINTS OF A PRODUCTION MANAGER 1. Prepare breakdown and preliminary shooting schedule 2. Prepare and coordinate the budget 3. Oversee preliminary search and survey of all locations and the completion of business arrangements 4. Assist… Continue reading What is a Production Manager?

Tips to Produce a Movie

HOW TO PRODUCE A FILM FILMMAKING NOTES FILM PRODUCTION – How to make a movie! – How to PRODUCE a film! – How to be the best Movie Producer A movie producer has the most important position in film production. Why? Because they start from the top, and are in charge in the entire production.… Continue reading Tips to Produce a Movie

SOUND Design, Effects, and Musical Design in Film. Tips

SOUND DESIGN FILMMAKING NOTES Film Post Production and What Is Sound Design? The process of creating the soundtrack for the visuals of a film. Since silent films began to talk, filmmakers have been looking to improve the post production of their film. It has become a whole new creative world as people like George Lucas… Continue reading SOUND Design, Effects, and Musical Design in Film. Tips

The SHOTS are all you have. Film Directing SHOTS

FILM SHOTS FILMMAKING NOTES Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Michael Corenblith FILM DIRECTING SHOTS – One of the most over used cliches in film is “The Shots are all you have.” The following are what you need to think about practically so you can think creatively and device the best shot list and camera… Continue reading The SHOTS are all you have. Film Directing SHOTS