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The Five Most Important Screenplay Writing Tips

Many fledgling screenwriters can become over ambition when attempting to write their first screenplay. Sometimes it’s best to master the basics first; only when the rules have been mastered, can they be bent or broken. A writer, during the initial process of developing a feature screenplay, should consider the below five tips; they can potentially …

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From Los Angeles / Hollywood Green Screen Studio on How to Light Your Greenscreen for Perfect Results

Lighting Your Greenscreen for Perfect Results

One of the biggest challenges of successfully working with a greenscreen is evenly lighting it. The screen itself requires its own lighting; independent from your foreground subject lighting.

The key is to evenly light your screen, while avoiding the creation of shadows. You preferably want your screen to represent a single, …

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Importance of getting trained in film schools

Film industry is in fact the broadest and most creative field. There are many movie schools available in the world to appreciate the dreams of people interested in movie making industry. Movie school trained people have much scope in movie making industry. After successful completion of the course in art schools, you can find employment …

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The History of Documentary Filmmaking

The definition of a documentary film includes the fact that it is one of several creative modes. There is 1) narrative fiction and 2) experimental avant-garde. A documentary must have a purpose, and also a special viewpoint, and they can be either either scripted or spontaneous, being limited to reality or actuality.

Most of the production …

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Screenplay Writing Tips

When an individual wants to be a screenplay writer, the temptation is to directly dive straight to those ideas and then scribble it on paper or on screen. And this is actually good because a writer writes after all. But there is definitely more to screenplay writing than just condensing your words in a piece …

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Bollywood- The Hollywood of India

Bollywood is India’s most remarkable industry. There are other budding Industries as well, but it is Bollywood which attracts most of the Indians, due to the fact that all the Bollywood movies are made in Hindi – which is a national language of India. Weather it is a rich businessman or a poor worker, Bollywood …

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All Time Great Hollywood Blockbuster Movies

Blockbuster movies are those which are very popular or successful in terms of reception in the market. It even works for films which are made on very low budget. They too may eventually succeed and exceed the expectation of the producer and the public. For example, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Rugrats Movie, The Blair Witch …

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10 Acting Audition Tips

I have some close friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry, which I have dabbled in a little myself, and they have vented to me time and again about what they see during the open casting call process. In an attempt to not go insane from the repetition I hear from my aggravated acquaintances on …

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How to Write an Outstanding Movie Critique: Tips for Students

If a student is interested in some film, he/she can share his/her amusement in his/her movie critique essay. It is a very convenient way to develop writing skills and tell about some inspiring or frustrating film. A lot of sources provide various tips on writing movie reviews but students still have difficulties in organizing their …

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Career Opportunities in Video Editing Courses

Video editing involves the selection and combining the shots into sequences, and finally creates a creative motion picture. In different words we can say that video editing is an art of storytelling. Video editing is treated as “invisible art” because when it is well practiced then people can become so engaged in videos or films. …

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Cast a Magic with effective Green Screen Photography

What is Green Screen Photography?

A Green Screen Photography is a form of photography in which a photographer replaces the background screen by any other selected image. Another term used for this photography is Chroma Key photography. A person can create various types of images deploying this technology. You can create pictures artistically and creatively. One …

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Directing the Voice-over Actor: Tips for Better Communication

Directing the Voice-over Actor, Ideas for Higher Communication

By Vicki Amorose

Recommendation for administrators and producers, written from the angle of the voice-over actor. Supposed to enhance the recording session expertise. Use this text as a crash course, or to tune up your directing abilities. The following tips apply to voice appearing of every kind. The phrases …

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The Basics Elements Of Cinematography

Cinematography is the lighting and filming of a video or film production. A cinematographer, also known as a director of photography (DP), is responsible for making lighting choices, placing cameras and adjusting camera movements to enhance the scene in addition to the actual filming. Although many films and television shows will have someone else operating …

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Sound Effects: The Five Categories that Bring a Movie to Life

In Merriam-Webster’s On-line Dictionary, sound effects are defined as “effects that are imitative of sounds called for in a script of a dramatic production (as a radio show) and that enhance the production’s illusion of reality.” This definition first appeared in Webster’s New International Dictionary issued in 1909.

In the 21st Century, sound effects have …

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