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Blackmagic Design Sneak Attack Strikes Again—Meet the New BMPCC 6K G2

On the heels of its broadcast camera update, Blackmagic Design now releases the next iteration of the BMPCC ...
Blackmagic Design Sneak Attack Strikes Again—Meet the New BMPCC 6K G2

Merging Creativity with the Sustainability of the Ainu People—Learn More at SSFF & ASIA!

The indigenous Ainu people can teach the world a great deal about living in harmony with nature. Short ...
Merging Creativity with the Sustainability of the Ainu People—Learn More at SSFF & ASIA!

Let’s Face Filmmaker Imposter Syndrome Together

On this week’s podcast, we discuss serving a higher purpose as a filmmaker Also, the struggles of imposter ...
Let’s Face Filmmaker Imposter Syndrome Together

Memes Got ‘Morbius’ Rereleased—But Executives Weren’t in on the Joke

The internet is full of jokes. And if you’re not in on it, it may cost you money. ...
Memes Got ‘Morbius’ Rereleased—But Executives Weren’t in on the Joke

If Lens Nerds Had a Bible, This Would Be It—Introducing ‘The Cine Lens Manual’

Written by Jay Holben and Christopher Probst, ASC, this is the only book you’ll need to learn everything ...
If Lens Nerds Had a Bible, This Would Be It—Introducing ‘The Cine Lens Manual’

Dario Argento Says “Cinema Doesn’t Heal or Cure You of Anything”

Learn what one of the masters of horror has to say about the genre. Dario Argento is responsible ...
Dario Argento Says “Cinema Doesn’t Heal or Cure You of Anything”

What Are Stanley Kubrick’s Greatest Shots?

There are so many to choose from… Stanley Kubrick is one of the most influential filmmakers in Hollywood ...
What Are Stanley Kubrick’s Greatest Shots?

As ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Nears $1 Billion, We’re Seeing the Power of Rewatchability

How many times have you seen Top Gun: Maverick in theaters? The biggest box office in recent memory ...
As ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Nears $1 Billion, We’re Seeing the Power of Rewatchability

Straightforward Ways to Be a Better Director from ‘Hustle’ Director Jeremiah Zagar

Director Jeremiah Zagar, who directed the Netflix movie Hustle, shares many valuable filmmaking lessons and how he made ...
Straightforward Ways to Be a Better Director from ‘Hustle’ Director Jeremiah Zagar

Embrace Your Creative Chaos with These 5 Quotes from Baz Luhrmann

This auteur is a master of sensory overload, and he can teach you a thing or two about ...
Embrace Your Creative Chaos with These 5 Quotes from Baz Luhrmann

Tarantino’s Final Film Could Have Been This “Crazy” $500-Million Crossover

This crossover between two beloved film vigilantes won’t be happening, but it would have been awesome to see. ...
Tarantino’s Final Film Could Have Been This “Crazy” $500-Million Crossover

You Can Shoot Anamorphic, Easy—Moment Returns with a Modern Take on Anamorphic Adapters

Moment has some solid experience making glass, but aren’t anamorphic adapters a thing of the past? Or is ...
You Can Shoot Anamorphic, Easy—Moment Returns with a Modern Take on Anamorphic Adapters

Paramount Won’t Censor Content from Other Eras

The world is changing faster than film and television. The medium of film has only been around for ...
Paramount Won’t Censor Content from Other Eras

One Location and $33,000 Made This Micro-Budget Horror Classic Come Alive

You don’t need a big budget to make great art—you just have to get a little thrifty. Some ...
One Location and $33,000 Made This Micro-Budget Horror Classic Come Alive

Murder Mystery Series Are Thriving on Streamers, and This Is Why

Put on your comfy pajamas and grab a glass of wine. It’s time to solve a fictional murder. ...
Murder Mystery Series Are Thriving on Streamers, and This Is Why

The Zhiyun Weebill 3 Brings Audio and Light to Gimbal Filmmaking

Zhiyun heats up the competition with the reveal of its Weebill 3 gimbal, a small but robust tool ...
The Zhiyun Weebill 3 Brings Audio and Light to Gimbal Filmmaking

Bradley Cooper Talks About Being Mocked by the Hollywood Elite

No matter how much success you have, someone will always try to tear you down. I bet many ...
Bradley Cooper Talks About Being Mocked by the Hollywood Elite

What Do New DJI Gimbals Mean? The Old Ones Are on Sale!

The DJI RS 3 and RS 3 Pro are now out, but what does that mean for the ...
What Do New DJI Gimbals Mean? The Old Ones Are on Sale!

Filmustage Is an AI-Powered Solution for Film Production and Game Development

Faster, better, more insightful, more content day to day. How can you become more efficient on your productions? ...
Filmustage Is an AI-Powered Solution for Film Production and Game Development

Tarantino Is So Secretive About His Final Film, Samuel L. Jackson Doesn’t Know if He Has a Role

If Tarantino’s career is coming to an end, it’s still a mystery who he’ll cast in his final ...
Tarantino Is So Secretive About His Final Film, Samuel L. Jackson Doesn’t Know if He Has a Role

Sony APS-C Shooter Just Got Some Wide Angle Love

If you’re filming with a Sony APS-C camera, you and your gear just got a whole lot of ...
Sony APS-C Shooter Just Got Some Wide Angle Love

Read and Download the Coen Brothers’ Screenplays

Embrace your weird and wild side. Joel Daniel Coen and Ethan Jesse Coen, or the Coen brothers, are ...
Read and Download the Coen Brothers’ Screenplays

CAME-TV: One Sine Wave Power Station to Rule Them All

This portable charger from CAME-TV has you covered from call to wrap. Picture this—you’re out in the field ...
CAME-TV: One Sine Wave Power Station to Rule Them All

Read and Download Your Favorite Nancy Meyers Screenplays

Find inspiration for your writing—or interior design. Some people write great dialogue. Some write great characters. But Nancy ...
Read and Download Your Favorite Nancy Meyers Screenplays

‘Hausu’ Is the Elevated Version of ‘Jaws’—Let Us Explain

Nobuhiko Obayashi’s answer to Spielberg’s Jaws is a revolutionary piece of cinema that you must watch. After Steven ...
‘Hausu’ Is the Elevated Version of ‘Jaws’—Let Us Explain

5 Quotes from Sofia Coppola That Can Make You a Better Filmmaker

There is a lot to learn from one of the most influential women of modern filmmaking. Sofia Coppola ...
5 Quotes from Sofia Coppola That Can Make You a Better Filmmaker

Improve Your Post Workflow with These Adobe Premiere Pro Lessons and Tips

No Film School has been teaming up with Adobe to offer first-rate masterclasses in Premiere Pro. Here are ...
Improve Your Post Workflow with These Adobe Premiere Pro Lessons and Tips

Creamsource Takes a Cue from Voltron to Expand Its Vortex Line

The Vortex line of panel lights are powerful tools for professional creatives, and now the LNX system allows ...
Creamsource Takes a Cue from Voltron to Expand Its Vortex Line

Find Out What’s Happening to the Streaming Business Model and What’s Next in Lenses from Cine Gear

Why safety matters on set cutting through the glut of streaming content constantly available the highs and lows ...
Find Out What’s Happening to the Streaming Business Model and What’s Next in Lenses from Cine Gear

How Practical Flight Techniques Were Used in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Strap in, we’re breaking the IMAX camera barrier. Top Gun: Maverick is soaring toward a billion dollars at ...
How Practical Flight Techniques Were Used in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

4 Easy Shot Ideas for Handheld Cinematic B-Roll

Sometimes, you gotta focus on the angle. This post was written by Kellan Reck. Getting the perfect shot ...
4 Easy Shot Ideas for Handheld Cinematic B-Roll

Watch Hwang Dong-hyuk and Bong Joon-ho in Conversation

Korean filmmakers are crushing it right now. The talk of Netflix recently was Squid Game. It seemed to ...
Watch Hwang Dong-hyuk and Bong Joon-ho in Conversation

DJI Things Come in Threes—Introducing RS 3, RS 3 Pro, and DJI Transmission

The gimbal and drone company doesn’t seem to be slowing down with three new releases. DJI has been ...
DJI Things Come in Threes—Introducing RS 3, RS 3 Pro, and DJI Transmission

‘Jurassic Park III’ Shows Us How to Make a Great Standalone Franchise Sequel

Audiences are feeling the effects of IP commitment, and I think it’s fair to say that everyone is ...
‘Jurassic Park III’ Shows Us How to Make a Great Standalone Franchise Sequel

How Bill Hader and His Creative Team Filmed the Freeway Motorcycle Chase in ‘Barry’

This season of Barry was delightfully fun and dark in many ways. Barry is one of those shows ...
How Bill Hader and His Creative Team Filmed the Freeway Motorcycle Chase in ‘Barry’

Are Streaming Platforms Collapsing Under Their Own Weight?

Streaming platforms have developed so many shows, it’s hard to keep track. Tell me if this has happened ...
Are Streaming Platforms Collapsing Under Their Own Weight?

The Astera HydraPanel Tackles Small Form Factor and Affordability

Known for its industry-leading tube lights, Astera takes its LED knowledge and steps into new territory. For almost ...
The Astera HydraPanel Tackles Small Form Factor and Affordability

Don’t Quit Your Day Job—When to Go Full Time as a Creative

There comes a time when moderate success leads to the question of when you should quit the day ...
Don’t Quit Your Day Job—When to Go Full Time as a Creative

Crooked Media and Adobe Partner to Make Podcasts More Accessible

At a time when video and podcasting are both skyrocketing in popularity, the ability to turn around entertaining, ...
Crooked Media and Adobe Partner to Make Podcasts More Accessible

Fly Inside the Editing of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Editor Eddie Hamilton tells us about cutting Top Gun: Maverick, building his career, and working with Tom Cruise. ...
Fly Inside the Editing of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Robert Eggers Says We Are Living in a “Tiresome, Lame, Commercial Culture” of Filmmaking

When do creatives stop serving themselves? Robert Eggers isn’t known for his flashy, modern, mainstream blockbusters. Instead, he ...
Robert Eggers Says We Are Living in a “Tiresome, Lame, Commercial Culture” of Filmmaking

10 Screenwriting Tips from Rian Johnson

Put your knife in your screenplay. If you read this site, you may have picked up that I ...
10 Screenwriting Tips from Rian Johnson

Get Started with On-Set Monitors with the New SmallHD Action 5

For those who are ready to finally step out from behind the viewfinder. We know, we know, your ...
Get Started with On-Set Monitors with the New SmallHD Action 5

Buying a Cinema Camera Shouldn’t Be Hard—Here Are 3 Choices for Any Budget

Getting a camera kit that’s ready to shoot is hard. For our Deals of the Week, we make ...
Buying a Cinema Camera Shouldn’t Be Hard—Here Are 3 Choices for Any Budget

200+ Hollywood Creatives Sign Pledge to Lessen Onscreen Gun Violence

Gun responsibility is important on and off set. Jim Brady was White House Press Secretary in 1981 working ...
200+ Hollywood Creatives Sign Pledge to Lessen Onscreen Gun Violence

Netflix Has No Plans to Ditch the Binge Model

Netflix’s go-to model isn’t going anywhere. Since Netflix began producing original content, it has been dropping all the ...
Netflix Has No Plans to Ditch the Binge Model

Last Chance to Get a DIY Film School Education for Only $98

Become a better filmmaker and support a great cause with the tools and tutorials of the 5DayDeal Video ...
Last Chance to Get a DIY Film School Education for Only $98

Known More for TV, Could Quantum Dot Technology Replace CMOS Sensors?

Researchers in South Korea are saying the tech could produce more accurate colors and peak brightness than standard ...
Known More for TV, Could Quantum Dot Technology Replace CMOS Sensors?

This Actor Only Starred in Best Picture Nominees and Winners

John Cazale’s legacy is unmatched. When I think about what John Cazale accomplished in just seven years working ...
This Actor Only Starred in Best Picture Nominees and Winners

Read and Download Taylor Sheridan’s Screenplays

Taylor Sheridan writes incredibly popular movies and TV shows with a gritty tone. I’m a huge fan of ...
Read and Download Taylor Sheridan’s Screenplays

“Cut Less,” and Make a Funnier Film—Andrew Ahn Talks ‘Fire Island’

Here’s what we learned from this interview with Andrew Ahn, director of new comedy Fire Island. This post ...
“Cut Less,” and Make a Funnier Film—Andrew Ahn Talks ‘Fire Island’

Colin Trevorrow Is Worried for Indie Films—Here’s Why

It’s a production problem 65 million years in the making. Colin Trevorrow cut his teeth, so to speak, ...
Colin Trevorrow Is Worried for Indie Films—Here’s Why

Up Against Industry Titans, Does Vegas Pro Stand a Chance?

Once a staple of Sony’s creative arsenal, Vegas Pro is still around and throwing punches. But does it ...
Up Against Industry Titans, Does Vegas Pro Stand a Chance?

Build an Entire Post-Production Toolkit Without Breaking the Bank

From SFX to VFX and LUTs, 5DayDeal has everything you need to give your toolkit some extra muscle. ...
Build an Entire Post-Production Toolkit Without Breaking the Bank

Why the Advice Jack Nicholson Gave Michael Keaton on ‘Batman’ Is No Longer Relevant Today

Sometimes, you’ve got to take a step back to take care of yourself. You’ve heard the old saying ...
Why the Advice Jack Nicholson Gave Michael Keaton on ‘Batman’ Is No Longer Relevant Today

Learn Filmmaking from Your Favorite Creators for 95% Off

5DayDeal is an incredible opportunity to learn from today’s best creators and filmmakers while also supporting impactful charities. ...
Learn Filmmaking from Your Favorite Creators for 95% Off

Learn from the “Sketchy” Things We Did When We Started…

When should you use a contract? Do you know what a deal memo is and how to use ...
Learn from the “Sketchy” Things We Did When We Started…

What’s So Special About the Special Girl Trope?

She might appear normal to us, but there is something incredible about the Special Girl? We have all ...
What’s So Special About the Special Girl Trope?

NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Masterclass—The Essentials: Sound Design

This week is all about Sound Design within Premiere Pro. Join Jason Levine as he continues the essential ...
NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Masterclass—The Essentials: Sound Design

Atomos Helps Content Creators Venture into Livestreaming Territory with the Zato Connect

With a solid grip on the monitor/recorder market, Atomos announced its first livestreaming product to help creatives on ...
Atomos Helps Content Creators Venture into Livestreaming Territory with the Zato Connect

The New M2 MacBook Pro Kicks Butt, But Is It Worth the Upgrade?

A new MacBook Pro is here with an M2 chip. But should creatives upgrade? The team at Apple ...
The New M2 MacBook Pro Kicks Butt, But Is It Worth the Upgrade?

SSFF & ASIA Opens in a Ceremony Worthy of the Metaverse

SSFF & ASIA 2022, recognized by the Academy Awards as one of the largest international short film festivals ...
SSFF & ASIA Opens in a Ceremony Worthy of the Metaverse

What Does It Really Mean to Go Back to Theaters?

As audiences return, we should examine what it means to be back at the movies. After spending a ...
What Does It Really Mean to Go Back to Theaters?

Did They Make ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ without Securing the IP?

Copyrights are a complicated business. The unmitigated box office success of Top Gun: Maverick is one of the ...
Did They Make ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ without Securing the IP?

Here’s Why the Batsuit Had Nipples in the 90s (And What it Teaches Filmmakers)

The Batsuit is always a hot topic. When it comes to superheroes, I think they’re only as authentic ...
Here’s Why the Batsuit Had Nipples in the 90s (And What it Teaches Filmmakers)

Make Your Feature by Embracing Fear

Next Exit director Mali Elfman recalls the journey of bringing her directorial debut to fruition during the height ...
Make Your Feature by Embracing Fear

Get ‘The Northman’ Ending Explained to You

“I will avenge you, father! I will save you, mother! I will kill you, Fjölnir!” There are a ...
Get ‘The Northman’ Ending Explained to You

Alan Moore Wants You to Know This About Storytelling

Alan Moore wants you to be a better storyteller. Alan Moore is the mind behind things like V ...
Alan Moore Wants You to Know This About Storytelling

How Will Season 5 of ‘The Rings of Power’ End? Showrunners Already Know

Can you imagine shot-listing five seasons of television? When it comes to much-buzzed-about TV series, Amazon’s The Lord ...
How Will Season 5 of ‘The Rings of Power’ End? Showrunners Already Know

The Wedge Is Gone—Is the All-New, M2-Powered MacBook Air a Creative’s Dream Machine?

A redesign for the famously thin MacBook Air is finally here. But is this new laptop worth the ...
The Wedge Is Gone—Is the All-New, M2-Powered MacBook Air a Creative’s Dream Machine?

Apple’s Second-Generation M2 Chip Is Here—Will It Offer More to Filmmakers?

Most likely, yes. The second-generation Apple Silicon boasts more power and efficiency. Apple’s shift away from Intel CPUs ...
Apple’s Second-Generation M2 Chip Is Here—Will It Offer More to Filmmakers?

The 3 Weirdest and Coolest Lenses on Sale Right Now

Are you bored with having a standard lens kit? Take a look at these lenses from our Deals ...
The 3 Weirdest and Coolest Lenses on Sale Right Now

Is Daniel Plainview Actually the Villain of ‘There Will Be Blood’?

Can your main character also be the villain of the story? Antagonists are tricky. They have to fight ...
Is Daniel Plainview Actually the Villain of ‘There Will Be Blood’?

SSFF & ASIA Just Announced Its Global Spotlight Award Nominees—Watch Films from Taylor Swift, Darren Aronofsky, and More!

SSFF & ASIA features six works that incorporate creative elements like music, games, VR, and NFTs. And you ...
SSFF & ASIA Just Announced Its Global Spotlight Award Nominees—Watch Films from Taylor Swift, Darren Aronofsky,  and More!

You Should Know How French New Wave Cinema Continues to Influence Modern Filmmaking

We will never stop feeling the effects that the French New Wave brought to filmmaking, and this is ...
You Should Know How French New Wave Cinema Continues to Influence Modern Filmmaking

Got a New X-H2S? Fuji’s New Zooms Are a Great Pairing

A zoom lens for every occasion? Fujifilm, you had us at, “Hello.” In one of the most exciting ...
Got a New X-H2S? Fuji’s New Zooms Are a Great Pairing

Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary Will Talk Film in the Brand-New ‘Video Archives Podcast’

Have you ever wanted to listen to Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary discuss their favorite and foundational films? ...
Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary Will Talk Film in the Brand-New ‘Video Archives Podcast’

How Did the Tesuque Pueblo Start a Successful Movie and TV Studio?

The Tesuque Pueblo turned their old casino into Camel Rock Studios. Hollywood studios have been an exclusive bunch. ...
How Did the Tesuque Pueblo Start a Successful Movie and TV Studio?

You Can’t Fake the Action in ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ and This Is How the Filmmakers Pulled It Off

Tom Cruise is notorious for doing his own stunts, but this time he had a cast and crew ...
You Can’t Fake the Action in ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ and This Is How the Filmmakers Pulled It Off

The Creators of ‘The Wire’ Say the Show Wouldn’t Make It in the Age of ‘Game of Thrones’

Could you make a show like The Wire today? There are some TV shows that forever change the ...
The Creators of ‘The Wire’ Say the Show Wouldn’t Make It in the Age of ‘Game of Thrones’

Netflix Wants to Make Bigger and Better Movies, but Less of Them

Netflix’s new strategy? Bigger, better, and fewer. For the last few years, Netflix has had a bold strategy ...
Netflix Wants to Make Bigger and Better Movies, but Less of Them

This Is How The Men of ‘Barry’ Redefine Our Expectations of Masculinity

Let’s explore the themes of the hit HBO show, Barry. Barry has always had a funny and interesting ...
This Is How The Men of ‘Barry’ Redefine Our Expectations of Masculinity

What’s Your Responsibility as a Filmmaker—and Film Watcher?

What business does the Pentagon have in films? Are filmmakers and film-watchers truly aware of the message they ...
What’s Your Responsibility as a Filmmaker—and Film Watcher?

How DP Larkin Seiple Made the “Absurdity Even Stronger” in ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

From custom lighting rigs to capturing rocks in IMAX, DP Larkin Seiple breaks down the cinematography of Everything ...
How DP Larkin Seiple Made the “Absurdity Even Stronger” in ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

Hitting the Road with Singer-Songwriter Olivia Rodrigo and the Editors of ‘driving home 2 u’

Have a chat with the editors of Olivia Rodrigo’s road-trip documentary. This post was written by Meagan Keane ...
Hitting the Road with Singer-Songwriter Olivia Rodrigo and the Editors of ‘driving home 2 u’

After Editors’ Demands, Apple Promises to “Help Support Your Film and TV Projects”

Apple also hints at new plans in place to “help address your important feature requests.” FCPX was once ...
After Editors’ Demands, Apple Promises to “Help Support Your Film and TV Projects”

Hey, BIPOC Non-WGA Writers—The 2022 “Mentorship Matters” Submissions Open Soon

86% of TV writers are white. The problem is systemic. Mentorship Matters is an intensive year-long mentorship program ...
Hey, BIPOC Non-WGA Writers—The 2022 “Mentorship Matters” Submissions Open Soon

Netflix’s Work to Stop Password Sharing Is Failing

Seems like it’s not that easy to eliminate password sharing. A few months ago, we covered that Netflix ...
Netflix’s Work to Stop Password Sharing Is Failing

How Big Is the Military’s Involvement with Movies Like ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Captain Marvel’?

How much say does the military have in modern warfare storytelling? When you sit down to watch a ...
How Big Is the Military’s Involvement with Movies Like ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Captain Marvel’?

Get the New SOL Vol.3 Space VFX Library for $5 for the Next 24 Hours

Take your VFX to the next galaxy. Want to easily create breathtaking space and sci-fi scenes? If so, ...
Get the New SOL Vol.3 Space VFX Library for $5 for the Next 24 Hours

These Jurors Are Ready to Find the Best Smartphone Short Film at SSFF & ASIA

We are in the era of smartphone cinematography, and these jurors’ expertise will help define the new visual ...
These Jurors Are Ready to Find the Best Smartphone Short Film at SSFF & ASIA

Is This the Best Digital Sensor Ever Made? Meet the New ARRI Alexa 35

ARRI has just officially announced the Alexa 35 to meet the demands of the streaming era and to ...
Is This the Best Digital Sensor Ever Made? Meet the New ARRI Alexa 35

Film Festival Founders Share How You Can Grow from the Festival Experience

Dances With Films founders Leslee Scallon and Michael Trent join us to discuss the festival’s 25-year anniversary, its ...
Film Festival Founders Share How You Can Grow from the Festival Experience

Learn the Ethics of Homage from ‘Requiem for a Dream’ and ‘Perfect Blue’

When, if ever, does paying homage to another film cross a line? It’s no secret that Darren Aronofsky’s ...
Learn the Ethics of Homage from ‘Requiem for a Dream’ and ‘Perfect Blue’

A New Fuji Flagship Offers 14+ Stops of Dynamic Range—Introducing the Fujifilm X-H2S

After a series of mirrorless releases in its XT line, Fuji has finally updated its APS-C flagship camera ...
A New Fuji Flagship Offers 14+ Stops of Dynamic Range—Introducing the Fujifilm X-H2S

Deity Gets Serious About Affordable Timecode

Timecode is by far the best way to sync cameras and sound, and Deity is on a tear ...
Deity Gets Serious About Affordable Timecode

The ‘Interstellar’ Movie Explained: Plot, Timeline, Ending, Themes, and Meaning

Get ready to travel through time and space with Christopher Nolan. Interstellar is loud, sentimental, and filled with ...
The ‘Interstellar’ Movie Explained: Plot, Timeline, Ending, Themes, and Meaning

Older Demos Finally Return to the Theater for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Top Gun: Maverick is breaking box office records. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the main worry was ...
Older Demos Finally Return to the Theater for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Quentin Tarantino’s Film Theory Book ‘Cinema Speculation’ Comes Out Oct. 25

Are you excited to check out Tarantino’s new book? Quentin Tarantino is treating his statesman years with as ...
Quentin Tarantino’s Film Theory Book ‘Cinema Speculation’ Comes Out Oct. 25

Why Are Villains with a God Complex So Compelling to Writers?

King Kong ain’t got anything on Alonzo Harris. Every story needs a great villain to showcase the greatness ...
Why Are Villains with a God Complex So Compelling to Writers?

How Making a Doc About a Punk Band Taught Me to Be an Indie Filmmaker

This band inspired a filmmaker to spend years of her life and thousands of dollars on a documentary ...
How Making a Doc About a Punk Band Taught Me to Be an Indie Filmmaker

We Need to Talk About ‘RRR’ and Original Blockbusters

RRR is a movie you should be talking about. This week, I joined many in watching the movie ...
We Need to Talk About ‘RRR’ and Original Blockbusters

David Fincher Chats with Directors Tim Miller and Alberto Mielgo About ‘Love Death + Robots Volume 3’

Have you watched Love Death + Robots Volume 3 yet? Easily one of my favorite things Netflix has ...
David Fincher Chats with Directors Tim Miller and Alberto Mielgo About ‘Love Death + Robots Volume 3’

How ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Went from 10 Screens to $50+ Million at the Box Office

It’s the little movie that could… across the multiverse. It’s hard to believe, but the smash-hit Everything Everywhere ...
How ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Went from 10 Screens to $50+ Million at the Box Office

Do Movie Stars Still Matter for Indie Filmmakers?

Is Tom Cruise the last movie star? We’re not buying it. In this episode, we talk about Defining ...
Do Movie Stars Still Matter for Indie Filmmakers?

How Creators Use Color in Filmic Storytelling

Want to spice up your cinematography? Add a pop of color. I think as writers and directors we ...
How Creators Use Color in Filmic Storytelling

Want to Read and Download Spielberg Movie Screenplays?

Finally, you can look at Steven Spielberg’s blueprints. They say a screenplay is a blueprint for a director ...
Want to Read and Download Spielberg Movie Screenplays?

Everything We Know About Apple’s New M2 Series

The latest in Apple Silicon has been spotted out in the wild. An all-new, turbocharged line of SoCs ...
Everything We Know About Apple’s New M2 Series

The RØDECaster Pro II Gives Us the Future of Audio Content Creation

Podcast, shmodcast. The future of audio content is truly uninhibited. When a young Roger Deakins went out to ...
The RØDECaster Pro II Gives Us the Future of Audio Content Creation

We’re Releasing Roughly 30% Fewer Movies in Theaters

The entire industry is shifting. If you want the good news first, here it is—the box office is ...
We’re Releasing Roughly 30% Fewer Movies in Theaters

The Magical Realism Behind the Ending of ‘mother!’

There is a lot to take in after you watch mother! Let’s break down what really happened. The ...
The Magical Realism Behind the Ending of ‘mother!’

How to Improve the Characters in Your Screenplay

Don’t let your characters get away from you. Everyone has a favorite character from movies or TV. They ...
How to Improve the Characters in Your Screenplay

Hollywood’s Beautiful Images Over the Years Prove Cinema’s Empathy Machine

Hollywood keeps changing, but the beauty remains the same. Ever since the first moving picture of a train ...
Hollywood’s Beautiful Images Over the Years Prove Cinema’s Empathy Machine

Guillermo del Toro Worries Modern Cinema Is Unsustainable

Guillermo del Toro has some feelings about the way Hollywood is going… It seems like Cannes is not ...
Guillermo del Toro Worries Modern Cinema Is Unsustainable

How Do You Bring a Unique Perspective to a TV Series? Director Isabel Sandoval Tells Us

Director and filmmaker Isabel Sandoval’s episode of Under the Banner of Heaven stands out in the best ways ...
How Do You Bring a Unique Perspective to a TV Series? Director Isabel Sandoval Tells Us

How the Themes in Season Three of ‘Barry’ Shine Through

Barry has a lot to say about life and death. After a nearly three-year hiatus thanks to the ...
How the Themes in Season Three of ‘Barry’ Shine Through

Is ARRI’s New Camera Almost Here? Yes, It Is!

After the rumors, announcements, and radio silence—the date for ARRI’s new camera is set. Here’s what we know ...
Is ARRI’s New Camera Almost Here? Yes, It Is!

Seth Green’s NFT TV Character Is Stolen and Might Derail His TV Show

NFTs are hard to track… Actor and producer Seth Green is known for roles in Austin Powers, Entourage, ...
Seth Green’s NFT TV Character Is Stolen and Might Derail His TV Show

Director James Gray Wants Studios to Take Chances on Specialty Films

Studios should be open to catering to other audiences. James Gray is the director of movies like The ...
Director James Gray Wants Studios to Take Chances on Specialty Films

Canon Goes Super 35 Mirrorless—Introducing the Canon R7 and R10

Canon R series of cameras have always been full-frame. Now they’re tackling the Super 35-sized APS-C format. Full-frame ...
Canon Goes Super 35 Mirrorless—Introducing the Canon R7 and R10

Are You Using Circular Storytelling? The Pros and Cons of This Tactic

Sometimes the loop can throw you for a loop. There are lots of different ways to write a ...
Are You Using Circular Storytelling? The Pros and Cons of This Tactic

Sound Can Make or Break Your Project—Here’s Some Affordable Sound Gear to Help

Recording good sound is the foundation of any production. For our Deals of the Week, we get you ...
Sound Can Make or Break Your Project—Here’s Some Affordable Sound Gear to Help

How ‘Euphoria’ Puts Your Empathy to Work

Empathy is a strong emotion, and Sam Levinson has found a way to weaponize it through Euphoria‘s key ...
How ‘Euphoria’ Puts Your Empathy to Work

North America Is Overtaking China as the Largest Global Box Office Market

The global box office is expanding, and North America is now on top. The last two years of ...
North America Is Overtaking China as the Largest Global Box Office Market

The ‘Contact’ Movie Explained: What Does the Ending Mean?

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What Are the 7 Rules of Cinematic Framing and Composition?

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You Are Going to Fail at Filmmaking More Than You Succeed—How to Deal with It

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How Hitchcock’s Use of Stairs Was Different Than Any Other Director

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Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat to Award 3 First-Look Screenwriting Deals for Black Women (Free Entry!)

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The 3 Things Your Screenplay Is Missing in Act Two (and How to Find Them)

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10 Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Robert Eggers

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Why ‘The Batman’ Cinematography Is Different Than Every Other Superhero Movie

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Have You Heard This Insane Mike Nichols Caviar Story?

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Change the Way You Use Lens Filters with the H&Y RevoRing

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Here’s How You Can Automatically Make 3D Models with a Sony Camera

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From AF to AI, Here Are the Top 10 NAB 2022 Product of the Year Winners

David Fincher and Andrew Kevin Walker Team Up for a ‘Love Death + Robots’ Episode in Season Three

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Enjoy Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese Talking About Movies For an Hour

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The Nikon Z 9 Firmware 2.0 Is Out, and It’s a Powerhouse Update

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The Art of Creating an Interesting Dialogue-Heavy Scene

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Sony VENICE 2 Tackles a Real Production—And It’s a Gun-Slingin’ Good Time

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This Is How ‘The Mandalorian’ Honors ‘Star Wars’ While Still Doing Its Own Thing

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Filmmaking Tools and Tech That Excite Us the Most as We Wrap Up NAB 2022

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10 Expert-Level Filmmaking Tips from Jane Campion

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The Power of the Ask—And Other Things I Learned Making My First Sci-Fi Telenovela

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10 Screenwriting Tips That Sequel Screenwriters Want You to Know

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What Are the Five Key Elements to Classic Hollywood Storytelling?

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Ever Heard of a “Stack Buster” Screenplay?

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Robert Eggers Tears Through ‘The Northman’ Viking Accuracy and Effects

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There Is a Secret Door into Hollywood, and It’s Called “Gratitude”

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The Fight Over Corporate Censorship: Adam Conover Warns the FTC and DOJ About Media Mergers

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Have You Seen This Version of ‘The Batman’… with Adam West?!

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24 Hours Only: Get the TERMINUS Retro Effects Pack for Free from Film Crux

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Post-Production at NAB 2022 Gets CGI, Sound Design, Motion Graphics, and More!

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NY Production House “The Family” Brings Virtual Production to Life with Blackmagic Design

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Meet the Lightest f/2.8 Standard Zoom Lens—The Sony FE 24-70mm GM II

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The SIGMA fp Gets Another Major Update—Long Live SIGMA fp!

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This Is How Some Directors Subvert Conventional Shot Selection

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Michelle Yeoh and Daniels Break Down That Early Fight Scene from ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

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This Is Why Extreme Close-Ups Only Work for the Silver Screen

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Aputure Teases MT Pro and MC Pro on the Wave of a Big Reveal

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What You Can Learn from These Memorable Diegetic Musical Moments

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The DZOFilm Pictor 14-30mm T2.8 Is the Extreme Wide-Angle Lens of Your Dreams

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Lighting at NAB 2022 Brings You a Cornucopia of Color

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Robert Eggers Explains How the Devil Is in the Details on ‘The Northman’

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All Our NAB 2022 Coverage, At Your Fingertips

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Raafi Rivero Discovers Dummy Thicc Glass with Character

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SmallRig’s New RC 220 LEDs: Two of NAB’s Most Budget-Friendly Crowd-Pleasers

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Livestreaming on the Cutting Edge—3 Teradek Video Encoders We Love

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The Gamut of Life: Prolycht’s Orion 675 FS Takes On HMIs at NAB 2022

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Why the All-New SmallHD Cine 18 Is an Instant Classic

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The Atomos Connect and Shogun Connect have been unveiled at NAB 2022, connecting your entire production workflow via ...
Atomos Connect and Shogun Connect Blast Camera-to-Cloud Workflows out of the Atmosphere

Sam Levinson Says He Rewrites ‘Euphoria’ Drafts from Memory Hundreds of Times

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Sam Levinson Says He Rewrites ‘Euphoria’ Drafts from Memory Hundreds of Times

The New Teradek Serv 4K Serves 4K HDR from Set to Post

Making the most of its new partnership with Frame.io, the newly released Teradek Serv 4K brings your workflow ...
The New Teradek Serv 4K Serves 4K HDR from Set to Post

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The Genius Talent Behind ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’—All at Once

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These props look too good to eat. Most movie and TV props are made to be handled, producing ...
You Can Easily Make These 4 Delicious Edible Props

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The cloud has taken over every part of normal life. Now Frame.io is bringing the tech to every ...
NAB 2022 Is Here, and Frame.io May Already Be the Star of the Show

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NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Masterclass—Mastering the Timeline: The Basics

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Wait, Is Netflix Spending $30 Million Per Episode on ‘Stranger Things’ S4?

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Are you ready to be trained to work in television? The Writers Guild Initiative, which is a non-profit ...
The Free WGA TV Support Staff Training Program Is Open for Entries

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Green Screens Aren’t Green Anymore (And That’s Why the ‘Dune’ VFX Look So Good)

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The Irix 11mm Gets Full-Frame Sensors in All the Tight Spaces

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Do You Know How ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Transformed American Animation?

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Go Behind the Scenes of Robert Eggers’ New Movie ‘The Northman’

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Why Was This Scene Deleted from ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’?

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Is DJI the King of Aerial Footage? Here Are Three Drones to Test That Theory

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Andrew Dominik Confirms There’s Another, Longer Version of ‘The Assassination of Jesse James’ Out There

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Erotic Thrillers Are Back, and Hollywood Has No Idea What to Do with Them

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What Are WB’s Big Plans for the DC Universe?

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8 Years, 5 Countries, 0 Producers, Many Friends—How This Indie Feature Got Made

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USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Teams Up with Sony to Help Aspiring Filmmakers

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Trailer Alert: David Cronenberg Is Bringing Body Horror Back to Cannes

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What Is Motion Smoothing? And How Can You Turn It Off on Your TV? (Because You Should)

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How This First-Time Filmmaker Got Elite Talent on Her Side

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Need Music & SFX? Top 6 Reasons to Consider AudioHero for Your Next Video

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This Is Why Robert Eggers “Can’t Stand” Watching One of His Own Movies

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You Can Attend This Filmmaking Lab with Apichatpong Weerasethakul in the Amazon

How Daniels Transformed Their Overwhelming Feelings into ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’

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This Is Why Michael Haneke Films Make You So Uncomfortable

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How This Indie Filmmaker Surpassed the Bechdel Test

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Steven Soderbergh Is Giving Away a $300,000 Grant to Help Filmmakers Like You Finish Your Project

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How This First-Time Filmmaker Got It Done—By Laying It All on the Line

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Why Pivoting from Fiction to Documentary Filmmaking Could Be the Right Choice for You

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Director Asghar Farhadi Found Guilty of Plagiarizing from His Film Student

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Learn How to Improve Your Production from the 5 Founders of These Must-Have Apps

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Bill Hader Created a Killer Character to Deal with Life, and You Can Too

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Kubrick’s Original Treatment for ‘The Shining’ Is Astounding

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The New SIRUI 75mm Brings Affordability to Full-Frame Anamorphic Cinematography

The Canon C70 Has Been Working Out—Gets Internal RAW

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Help Ukrainian Children with This Week’s Humble Bundle

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Help Ukrainian Children with This Week’s Humble Bundle

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What Films Did PTA Use to Influence His Direction of ‘Licorice Pizza’?

Aputure Elevates Its Lighting Game with the New Tube Lights and Flex Panels

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Aputure Elevates Its Lighting Game with the New Tube Lights and Flex Panels

The Razzies Retracted Bruce Willis’ Worst Performance Award Due to His Aphasia Diagnosis

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The Razzies Retracted Bruce Willis’ Worst Performance Award Due to His Aphasia Diagnosis

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ARRI’s Superior Color Science Was on Full Display at This Year’s Oscars

Why Are These People Criticizing ‘The Godfather’ on Twitter Today?

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Why Are These People Criticizing ‘The Godfather’ on Twitter Today?

NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Livestream Masterclass: Choosing Hardware for Editing & Production

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NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Livestream Masterclass: Choosing Hardware for Editing & Production

Disney Has Suddenly Edited Out Some Scenes of Violence from Marvel Shows on Its Streaming App

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Disney Has Suddenly Edited Out Some Scenes of Violence from Marvel Shows on Its Streaming App

The Oscar Tribute to Bond Proves It Can Embrace Popular Movies

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The Oscar Tribute to Bond Proves It Can Embrace Popular Movies

10 Filmmaking Tips from Akira Kurosawa

Kurosawa is one of the most breathtaking directors of all time. When you sit for an Akira Kurosawa ...
10 Filmmaking Tips from Akira Kurosawa

Here’s Why It Matters That the Panasonic BS1H Is Officially Netflix-Approved

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Here’s Why It Matters That the Panasonic BS1H Is Officially Netflix-Approved

Kinefinity Comes Back Swinging with the New Full-Frame MAVO Edge 6K Cinema Camera

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Kinefinity Comes Back Swinging with the New Full-Frame MAVO Edge 6K Cinema Camera

Do the Razzies Mean More to Us Than the Oscars?

One of these awards shows actually cares about the integrity of cinema. Despite the shocking moments and historical ...
Do the Razzies Mean More to Us Than the Oscars?

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The Pinhole Pro Max Lens Give Vintage Aesthetics a Modern Upgrade

Remember When the Oscars Loved Movies? Watch This Tribute to Cinema from the 90th Academy Awards

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Remember When the Oscars Loved Movies? Watch This Tribute to Cinema from the 90th Academy Awards

Could Streaming Services Become the Home of New NC-17 Films?

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Could Streaming Services Become the Home of New NC-17 Films?

10 Screenwriting Tips from Best Screenplay Oscar Nominees and Winners of 2022

Who better to learn from than the writers nominated for the highest awards in the business? I always ...
10 Screenwriting Tips from Best Screenplay Oscar Nominees and Winners of 2022

So You Think Camcorders Have Fallen Out of Fashion? We Beg to Differ

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So You Think Camcorders Have Fallen Out of Fashion? We Beg to Differ

How Do Experts Restore Old Movies Professionally?

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How Do Experts Restore Old Movies Professionally?

Could the Academy Make Will Smith Give His Best Actor Trophy Back?

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Could the Academy Make Will Smith Give His Best Actor Trophy Back?

What’s American Neorealism, and How Is Sean Baker Leading the Movement?

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What’s American Neorealism, and How Is Sean Baker Leading the Movement?

The 2022 Academy Awards Slapped: See the Winners

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The 2022 Academy Awards Slapped: See the Winners

Yes, Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock on Live TV During the Oscars

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Yes, Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock on Live TV During the Oscars

What Two Movies Were Nominated for Best Picture While Being Rated “Rotten” on the Tomato Website?

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What Two Movies Were Nominated for Best Picture While Being Rated “Rotten” on the Tomato Website?

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Did Apple Make Some Bad Design Decisions with the Mac Studio and Display?

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Wanna Know How He Got Those Scars? Matt Reeves Explains What His Joker Is All About

Learn Directly from These 2022 Academy Award Filmmakers

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Learn Directly from These 2022 Academy Award Filmmakers

3 Secret Tips to Be a Better Editor from Our Adobe Premiere Masterclasses

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3 Secret Tips to Be a Better Editor from Our Adobe Premiere Masterclasses

China Pulls Keanu Reeves Movies from Streaming Sites

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China Pulls Keanu Reeves Movies from Streaming Sites

Kickstarter Horror ‘Shelby Oaks’ Exceeds $1M on the Platform

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Kickstarter Horror ‘Shelby Oaks’ Exceeds $1M on the Platform

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Early Reviews Suggest the Mac Studio M1 Ultra Is Fast—But in Some Uses, Not by Much?

Watch Joker Get the Hannibal Lecter Treatment in Arkham in This Deleted Scene from ‘The Batman’

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Watch Joker Get the Hannibal Lecter Treatment in Arkham in This Deleted Scene from ‘The Batman’

Tom Cruise Got Lawyers to Make Sure the New ‘M:I’ Movie Happened on His Terms

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Tom Cruise Got Lawyers to Make Sure the New ‘M:I’ Movie Happened on His Terms

China Boycotts the Academy Awards for the Second Year in a Row

The relationship between China and Hollywood is fraught. China has long been a popular place for Hollywood to ...
China Boycotts the Academy Awards for the Second Year in a Row

3 Tips from ‘The Hunger Games’ That Could Make You a Better Screenwriter

Ten years later, and there is still so much to appreciate from the hit teen dystopian drama. Apocalyptic ...
3 Tips from ‘The Hunger Games’ That Could Make You a Better Screenwriter

It’s Wild How Much Money Netflix Will Make by Eliminating Password Sharing

Netflix can make billions if it stops users from sharing accounts. How many people are using your Netflix ...
It’s Wild How Much Money Netflix Will Make by Eliminating Password Sharing

How Attention to Detail Brings del Toro’s ‘Nightmare’ to Life

Production designer Tamara Deverell and costume designer Luis Sequeria truly made “every frame a painting” in Nightmare Alley. ...
How Attention to Detail Brings del Toro’s ‘Nightmare’ to Life

Binge Time: YouTube Adds 4,000 Free TV Episodes to Watch

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What Lens Should You Use with the DJI Ronin 4D?

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What Lens Should You Use with the DJI Ronin 4D?

See the Trailer for Alex Garland’s Haunting New Film ‘Men’ Here

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The Zoom World Just More Powered with the New Sony 16-35mm f/4 G PZ

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The Zoom World Just More Powered with the New Sony 16-35mm f/4 G PZ

The Real Reason Nicolas Cage Starred in 29 Direct-to-Video Films

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‘Dune’—A Masterclass in Bringing a World to Life Through Sound

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‘Dune’—A Masterclass in Bringing a World to Life Through Sound

Why Does Steven Spielberg Think ‘Squid Game’ Changed All of Hollywood?

Hollywood has long been devoted to the star system. That may be breaking. At a recent PGA Awards ...
Why Does Steven Spielberg Think ‘Squid Game’ Changed All of Hollywood?

This Terrifying Movie Just Broke the Horror Kickstarter Funding Record

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This Terrifying Movie Just Broke the Horror Kickstarter Funding Record

10 Screenwriting Tips from Martin Scorsese

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10 Screenwriting Tips from Martin Scorsese

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Learn How Ti West Brings “Lowbrow Cinema” Into the Blood-Stained Spotlight

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Want a Production-Ready Gimbal Kit? We Got You Covered

Think You Can’t Shoot on Film with a Low Budget? The 16mm Short ‘We Won’t Forget’ Proves Us Otherwise

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Think You Can’t Shoot on Film with a Low Budget? The 16mm Short ‘We Won’t Forget’ Proves Us Otherwise

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4 Ways to Create a Cinematic Mode on Any Smartphone

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Use This Advanced Technique to Make Your Lighting Instantly Cinematic

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What Makes a Meaningful Vigilante Story?

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Large-Format Cinematography Goes Giant with New IMAX Film Cameras

Watch Guillermo del Toro Unlock His Underrated Skill of Layering Visual Motifs

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Watch Guillermo del Toro Unlock His Underrated Skill of Layering Visual Motifs

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What Was Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton’s Experience with an Intimacy Coordinator?

Pull Out Your Phones! Cannes Partners with TikTok, Will Host #TikTokShortFilm Contest

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Pull Out Your Phones! Cannes Partners with TikTok, Will Host #TikTokShortFilm Contest

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This Lens May Take the Crown of Bokeh King Without Killing Your Wallet

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How Tarantino Imagined a World with Justice in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

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How ‘The Batman’ Focuses on Shadows and Light in Its Theme and Visuals

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Is the Mac Studio Good for Filmmakers? We Reviewed One to Find Out

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Bad News! Netflix Is Onto Us! Will Make Subscribers Pay for Users Outside Their Homes

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3 Filmmaking News Stories That Push All Kinds of Buttons

Is the Universe of ‘Dune’ Expanding Beyond ‘Dune: Part Two’?

Screenwriter Jon Spaihts teases that there is more to explore beyond Dune: Part Two. Riding high on the ...
Is the Universe of ‘Dune’ Expanding Beyond ‘Dune: Part Two’?

Why Are So Many Streamers Adding Commercials to Their Plans?

I got all these streaming services to avoid ads—now they’re everywhere. When we all got rid of cable, ...
Why Are So Many Streamers Adding Commercials to Their Plans?

Studios Are Not Happy with AMC Charging People More to See ‘The Batman’

How much would you pay to see a movie during its opening weekend? You might have noticed that ...
Studios Are Not Happy with AMC Charging People More to See ‘The Batman’

Is the New Apple Studio Display Worth It? (And What Are the Alternatives?)

If Apple’s new Studio Display seems familiar, that’s because it is. But is it any good, and what ...
Is the New Apple Studio Display Worth It? (And What Are the Alternatives?)

What’s Up with the Oscars’ Weird Relationship with “Real People” Roles?

Could this be another example of Hollywood thinking they know what’s best? When the Oscar nominations were announced ...
What’s Up with the Oscars’ Weird Relationship with “Real People” Roles?

18 Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Paul Thomas Anderson

Grab a slice of pizza and a bag of licorice, and let’s talk screenwriting. It’s no secret that ...
18 Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Paul Thomas Anderson

Creativity Comes to Life at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival

As we head into a dynamic showing of films, series, music videos, and more at SXSW, we want ...
Creativity Comes to Life at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival

The IRIX 21mm f/1.4 Brings Cinema Glass to the Photography World

Recent years have seen manufacturers rehouse photo lenses for cinema use. IRIX has taken a different approach. We’ve ...
The IRIX 21mm f/1.4 Brings Cinema Glass to the Photography World

NAACP Report Finds Hollywood’s Lack of Black Executives Is “Harming the African American Community”

Hollywood simply needs to do better. A new report commissioned by the NAACP Hollywood Bureau in collaboration with ...
NAACP Report Finds Hollywood’s Lack of Black Executives Is “Harming the African American Community”

Should Filmmakers Be Excited about the New Mac Studio and Display?

Apple has dropped some new, and somewhat surprising, kit that hopefully land in a sweet spot for a ...
Should Filmmakers Be Excited about the New Mac Studio and Display?

Pixar Employees Allege Being Censored by Disney Over Same-Sex Affection in Their Films

Disney is under fire for supporting the lawmakers behind Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill as well as alleged ...
Pixar Employees Allege Being Censored by Disney Over Same-Sex Affection in Their Films

Young Filmmakers, You Can Watch Films by Your Peers and Network on Stuudeo

Do you want to watch a ton of amazing student short films all in one place? This post ...
Young Filmmakers, You Can Watch Films by Your Peers and Network on Stuudeo

Edgar Wright Is Right! ‘The Batman’ Has One of the Best Car Chase Sequences Ever Filmed

The master of the car chase recognizes talent when he sees it. Matt Reeves’ The Batman is a ...
Edgar Wright Is Right! ‘The Batman’ Has One of the Best Car Chase Sequences Ever Filmed

Apple Silicon M1 Ultra—A Deep Dive, and What It Means for the Mac Pro

Depending on what tech insider you listen to on YouTube, Apple’s new M1 Ultra Chip and the Mac ...
Apple Silicon M1 Ultra—A Deep Dive, and What It Means for the Mac Pro

Sarah Polley Explains Writing for the Page vs. the Screen

There’s a difference between what you’re writing for the reader, and what translates to the screen. Sarah Polley ...
Sarah Polley Explains Writing for the Page vs. the Screen

The Not-So-Secret Hack That Makes HBO’s ‘Winning Time’ So Amazing

Winning Time is a win for filmmakers everywhere. We’re fortunate enough to have the two cinematographers (Todd Banhazl ...
The Not-So-Secret Hack That Makes HBO’s ‘Winning Time’ So Amazing

This Is the Fastest Glass Money Can Buy

Modern lenses with fast apertures are quickly overtaking the market. But what are fast lenses, and how do ...
This Is the Fastest Glass Money Can Buy

More Academy Members Suggest New Oscar Format Relegates Artists to “Second-Class Citizens”

Sixty-five filmmakers have signed an open letter to the Academy, asking them to reverse their controversial decision. Some ...
More Academy Members Suggest New Oscar Format Relegates Artists to “Second-Class Citizens”

Zoë Kravitz Clarifies Statements About Not Being Able to Audition for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

In a world full of spectacle and opinion, can’t someone share their experience without a mob forming? Zoë ...
Zoë Kravitz Clarifies Statements About Not Being Able to Audition for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Apple Speeds Up—Introducing Mac Studio and Studio Display with New M1 Ultra

Apple once again surprises with the new M1 Ultra chip, Mac Studio, and Studio Display. Should Intel and ...
Apple Speeds Up—Introducing Mac Studio and Studio Display with New M1 Ultra

Hollywood’s Transition Away from Physical Media Means Thousands of Movies Go Missing

It’s nice to have movies at the click of a button, but lots of movies have no digital ...
Hollywood’s Transition Away from Physical Media Means Thousands of Movies Go Missing

Making My Documentary with “a Dead Camera on Top of a Bloody Tripod”

How ethnographic filmmaking played a part in the IDFA and SBIFF documentary Eat Your Catfish. This post was ...
Making My Documentary with “a Dead Camera on Top of a Bloody Tripod”

Kodi Smit-McPhee Takes the High Road with Sam Elliott’s ‘The Power of the Dog’ Comments

Sometimes, you have to take the high road. Last week, we covered Sam Elliott’s weirdly aggressive take on ...
Kodi Smit-McPhee Takes the High Road with Sam Elliott’s ‘The Power of the Dog’ Comments

YouTube to Lure Podcasters With Up to $300,000 in Grants

Podcasts are blowing up even more as Apple, Spotify, and Amazon fight for talent. Now it seems Google ...
YouTube to Lure Podcasters With Up to $300,000 in Grants

Here Are Three Lens Kits for Your New MFT Cinema Camera

With the release of the Panasonic LUMIX GH6 and OM System Olympus OM-1, it has never been a ...
Here Are Three Lens Kits for Your New MFT Cinema Camera

Steven Spielberg Believes Everyone Should “Have a Seat” at the Oscars’ Live Telecast

Why does Steven Spielberg disagree with the Academy’s decision to pre-record eight Oscar categories? It’s been clear since ...
Steven Spielberg Believes Everyone Should “Have a Seat” at the Oscars’ Live Telecast

Zoë Kravitz Was Denied an Audition on ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Due to Her Skin Color

Zoë Kravitz is an excellent Catwoman and a great actor. Hollywood is trying to put on its best ...
Zoë Kravitz Was Denied an Audition on ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Due to Her Skin Color

Netflix Suspends Service in Russia Due to the Invasion of Ukraine

The step is among many other sanctions against Russia. The world is working to figure out how to ...
Netflix Suspends Service in Russia Due to the Invasion of Ukraine

What Makes the New Godox LITEMONS COB Lights So Brilliant?

Quietly building a following among still photo and video creators for a variety of video, lighting, and audio ...
What Makes the New Godox LITEMONS COB Lights So Brilliant?

Tuesday’s “Peek Performance” Apple Event May Be More About What Isn’t Coming—Instead of What Is

In the Steve Jobs era, Apple fans were spoiled by the infamous “one more thing.” We’re in the ...
Tuesday’s “Peek Performance” Apple Event May Be More About What Isn’t Coming—Instead of What Is

Infighting in Academy Grows After Broadcast Changes Sideline Artists

This was a brutal Zoom call with ripple effects throughout the industry. After the Academy unveiled its plan ...
Infighting in Academy Grows After Broadcast Changes Sideline Artists

Need a Job? The Mandy Network Wants to Help You Find Your Place in the Industry

Finding your next job has never been this easy with the Mandy Network. Searching for a new job ...
Need a Job? The Mandy Network Wants to Help You Find Your Place in the Industry

20th Century Studios Will Release Only Two or Three Theatrical Movies a Year Moving Forward

What will theatrical exhibition look like in a few years? Everything is changing. When I came to work ...
20th Century Studios Will Release Only Two or Three Theatrical Movies a Year Moving Forward

Why Does the Academy Hate Actual Filmmaking?

This week we discuss new lights, propaganda films, wartime Ukrainian TikTok filmmakers, and an exciting new masterclass with ...
Why Does the Academy Hate Actual Filmmaking?

Check Out Hollywood’s Most Guarded Creative Secret on Display for the First Time Ever

Big, bold, and finally on public display for the first time ever. The Boca Raton Museum of Art ...
Check Out Hollywood’s Most Guarded Creative Secret on Display for the First Time Ever

Netflix Acquires Next Games to Build “World-Class Games” for Netflix Subscribers

The streaming giant is dipping its toes into the world of mobile gaming. Mobile games keep your mind ...
Netflix Acquires Next Games to Build “World-Class Games” for Netflix Subscribers

Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Ruth Carter Shares Her Creative Process

Ruth E. Carter’s costume design is a celebration of Black culture. What does her creative process look like? ...
Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Ruth Carter Shares Her Creative Process

Why We Think Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin Is the Best MCU Villain

All hail Willem Dafoe as the mad goblin king who can’t stop terrorizing New York City. Every great ...
Why We Think Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin Is the Best MCU Villain

6 Surprising Ways These Batman Villains Can Make You a Better Writer

Who doesn’t love an antagonist? Every hero needs someone to poke at their flaws while putting innocent people ...
6 Surprising Ways These Batman Villains Can Make You a Better Writer

Join This NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Livestream Masterclass

No Film School is partnering with Adobe to offer a live Premiere Pro Masterclass with Jason Levine to ...
Join This NFS + Adobe Premiere Pro Livestream Masterclass

Why Is AMC Charging People More to See ‘The Batman’?

You’re paying a premium to see The Batman opening weekend. You might not have noticed while buying your ...
Why Is AMC Charging People More to See ‘The Batman’?

NFS Selects: Lighting Gear That Gives You More Versatility on Set

Aputure and Godox have been battling it out in the budget lighting space. Here’s an alternative that may ...
NFS Selects: Lighting Gear That Gives You More Versatility on Set

Are Sex Scenes Dead? How We Watch Sex on Screen in a “Post-Vitalist Culture”

Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things about sex on-screen. The era of the ...
Are Sex Scenes Dead? How We Watch Sex on Screen in a “Post-Vitalist Culture”

Before Volodymyr Zelensky Was Ukraine’s President, He Was the Voice of Paddington Bear

The man facing the Russian military aggression has voiced one of the kindest and most beloved characters of ...

Right Now, the Best Part of Going to the Movies Is the Reaction to the Nicole Kidman Ad

Yeah, we’re big fans of this advertisement. I struggled with when to bring this up, because it felt ...
Right Now, the Best Part of Going to the Movies Is the Reaction to the Nicole Kidman Ad

Check Out the WGA Panels on Some of the Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplays of 2021

What was the best-written movie of the year? Every year as we hit awards season, the guilds get ...
Check Out the WGA Panels on Some of the Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplays of 2021

Could NFTs Finance Your Next Project?

The future is encoded with crypto, so what does that mean for filmmakers and Hollywood? The spectacle of ...
Could NFTs Finance Your Next Project?

What Art Movement Does ‘Euphoria’ Mimic?

German Expressionism is still strong today. Euphoria is one of the most talked-about shows on television. Everyone seems ...
What Art Movement Does ‘Euphoria’ Mimic?

Did You Know George R.R. Martin Contributed to the New Game ‘Elden Ring’?

Character creation can change with the goals of certain storytellers. If you’re not a gamer, let me bring ...
Did You Know George R.R. Martin Contributed to the New Game ‘Elden Ring’?

Build This Sleek DIY Charging Wall to Keep All Your Gear Charged and Ready to Go

Keep your gear charged and organized with this DIY charging wall. As filmmakers, staying organized is a key ...
Build This Sleek DIY Charging Wall to Keep All Your Gear Charged and Ready to Go

Zacuto Announces New Recoil Rig, Cage for Panasonic GH6

With the recent release of the Panasonic Lumix GH6 mirrorless camera, Zacuto has announced a new camera cage ...
Zacuto Announces New Recoil Rig, Cage for Panasonic GH6

The DZOFilm Catta Ace Cine Zooms Give You Full Frame in PL and EF

After the success of its Catta cine zoom lenses in E-mount, DZOFilm has listened to creatives and released ...
The DZOFilm Catta Ace Cine Zooms Give You Full Frame in PL and EF

Apple Steams Ahead with Next Round of Silicon Updates

Apple is putting the final touches on its transition from Intel to Apple Silicon, and the Cupertino company ...
Apple Steams Ahead with Next Round of Silicon Updates

Why It’s Important Francis Ford Coppola Restored ‘The Godfather’ for Its 4K Re-release

Are you ready for an offer you can’t refuse? I’m not sure if you have a most anticipated ...
Why It’s Important Francis Ford Coppola Restored ‘The Godfather’ for Its 4K Re-release

The Aputure 1200d Pro Gets Serious About Lighting

Aputure takes aim at the higher end of the lighting market by offering more output with the versatile ...
The Aputure 1200d Pro Gets Serious About Lighting

Investors Scamming Filmmakers—and a New Camera That Blows Our Minds

Why isn’t Francis Ford Coppola using Decentralized Pictures to fund Megalopolis? Please, we discuss how long Moviecoin, NFTs, ...
Investors Scamming Filmmakers—and a New Camera That Blows Our Minds

Color Intelligence Embraces Creators with Feature-Rich Colourlab Ai v2.0

Color Intelligence introduced artificial intelligence to the world of color grading. Now with Colourlab Ai v2.0, a new ...
Color Intelligence Embraces Creators with Feature-Rich Colourlab Ai v2.0

NFS Exclusive: Scriptation Industry Pro Is Only $48 for the Next 48 Hours

That’s nearly 40% off the Emmy Award-winning app for production. If you haven’t yet experienced Scriptation, you’re in ...
NFS Exclusive: Scriptation Industry Pro Is Only $48 for the Next 48 Hours

Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin Describe the Ups and Downs of Being First-Time Filmmakers

Tatum describes the barks and bites of directing Dog. Being a first-time filmmaker is never easy. But when ...
Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin Describe the Ups and Downs of Being First-Time Filmmakers

Did ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Just Kill the Uncanny Valley?

Episode 6 of The Book of Boba Fett created a CGI version of Luke Skywalker that was so ...
Did ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Just Kill the Uncanny Valley?

Why Did Charlize Theron Want Protection from Tom Hardy on the ‘Fury Road’ Set?

Turns out, Fury Road is a tumultuous place. The stories behind Geroge Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road have ...
Why Did Charlize Theron Want Protection from Tom Hardy on the ‘Fury Road’ Set?

Eric Roth Didn’t Like ‘Dune’ the Book, Which Helped Him Perfectly Write the Movie

You don’t have to love the source material, but you should love the story. Eric Roth is one ...
Eric Roth Didn’t Like ‘Dune’ the Book, Which Helped Him Perfectly Write the Movie

Why Are TV Shows Leaning Into Sort-of Sibling Love Plotlines?

This is not the family reunion we want. Look, when it happened on Game of Thrones, we were ...
Why Are TV Shows Leaning Into Sort-of Sibling Love Plotlines?

The Oscars Cut Eight Categories from Live Telecast in an Attempt to Improve Ratings

Who are the Oscars for, at this point? It was announced today that eight of the 23 Oscar ...
The Oscars Cut Eight Categories from Live Telecast in an Attempt to Improve Ratings

‘Cinderella’ Could Win the Academy’s “Fan Favorite” Award—How You Can Vote Too

Members of the Academy won’t be the only ones voting for their favorite films this year. In an ...
‘Cinderella’ Could Win the Academy’s “Fan Favorite” Award—How You Can Vote Too

How Two Very Different Paths Led to Filmmaking Careers

There is no right or wrong way. Success is hard to gauge. In truth, we need to find ...
How Two Very Different Paths Led to Filmmaking Careers

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs Are Put On Hold

Maybe there were NFTs in the suitcase all along. If you haven’t been keeping up with the news ...
Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs Are Put On Hold

Inside ‘Euphoria’s’ Grueling Days and Cast Unrest

After the cameras stop rolling, the chaos of the Euphoria cast continues behind the scenes. There is no ...
Inside ‘Euphoria’s’ Grueling Days and Cast Unrest

This Park Chan-wook Short Film Was Shot on an iPhone 13 Pro

These new iPhones are incredible. They say it’s not what you shoot on. It’s how you tell the ...
This Park Chan-wook Short Film Was Shot on an iPhone 13 Pro

Can’t Afford the Upcoming Panasonic GH6? We’ve Got Three Mirrorless Alternatives to Fit Any Budget

The Panasonic GH6 is just around the corner, but it might not be the perfect fit for everyone’s ...
Can’t Afford the Upcoming Panasonic GH6? We’ve Got Three Mirrorless Alternatives to Fit Any Budget

What Filmmakers Can Learn from the Seamless VFX in Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye’

Hawkeye was a fun romp through New York’s criminal underworld, neatly wrapped in the holiday genre. While some ...
What Filmmakers Can Learn from the Seamless VFX in Marvel’s ‘Hawkeye’

This $300 Animated Short Shook Up the Medium

I love a great short film. One of the advantages of going to film school is that they ...
This $300 Animated Short Shook Up the Medium

Here Are David Lynch’s Simple Tips for Writing Screenplays

No one writes quite like David Lynch. David Lynch is such a fun filmmaker. I feel like he’s ...
Here Are David Lynch’s Simple Tips for Writing Screenplays

Is Francis Ford Coppola Still Relevant in the Age of the Blockbuster?

This isn’t another man-screaming-into-the-sky-about-superhero-movies type of moment, but one about the spirit of filmmaking. Francis Ford Coppola is ...
Is Francis Ford Coppola Still Relevant in the Age of the Blockbuster?

SmallRig Lights Up Sets with the New 120D/B COB Lighting Fixtures

SmallRig has staked a huge claim in the accessories market. Only recently has it dipped a toe into ...
SmallRig Lights Up Sets with the New 120D/B COB Lighting Fixtures

How Did Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ Get Intimate and Intricate with the Audience?

Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch exposes his human side in the details. We often forget that behind all ...
How Did Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ Get Intimate and Intricate with the Audience?

Paul Thomas Anderson Says the “Good Shit” Never Wins Awards

We’re not in it for the awards—but it would be nice if our favorites won. Every year, during ...
Paul Thomas Anderson Says the “Good Shit” Never Wins Awards

Is Canon Targeting RED with Its Komodo-Style Box Camera Patent?

Thanks to Y.M.Cinema Magazine and The New Camera, another Canon patent is seeing the light of day. With ...
Is Canon Targeting RED with Its Komodo-Style Box Camera Patent?

Four Unique Lights to Jumpstart Your Creativity

Lighting is the foundation of any scene, but using unique lighting setups to elevate production design is often ...
Four Unique Lights to Jumpstart Your Creativity

10 Filmmaking Tips from Stanley Kubrick

Learn from the meticulous master himself. Stanley Kubrick was probably the most calculated filmmaker of all time. The ...
10 Filmmaking Tips from Stanley Kubrick

‘The Afterparty’ Reinvented the Murder Mystery Genre in These Ways

Sometimes an older genre needs to be completely shaken up. When you think about murder mysteries, you probably ...
‘The Afterparty’ Reinvented the Murder Mystery Genre in These Ways

This Eye-Tracking Tech Could Change Filmmaking (and Watching)

We chat the return of MoviePass, tech updates, and how eyeball tracking gets us one step closer to ...
This Eye-Tracking Tech Could Change Filmmaking (and Watching)

The New Compact Sigma 20mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Gets Fast and Wide

One of the sacrifices of going wide is sometimes you give up f-stops. Sigma wants you to have ...
The New Compact Sigma 20mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Gets Fast and Wide

This Team Created a Slick Proof-of-Concept for a ‘BioShock’ Film

You can show your love for a beloved video game and demonstrate your filmmaking skills at the same ...
This Team Created a Slick Proof-of-Concept for a ‘BioShock’ Film

How Jabba the Hutt Returned to ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ After 20 Years

When Star Wars: A New Hope was released in 1977, a sequence with Jabba the Hutt was cut. ...
How Jabba the Hutt Returned to ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ After 20 Years

NFS Selects: Adobe Creative Cloud Is a Powerful Toolset—and It’s On Sale

Everyone’s heard of Adobe Photoshop. It’s even become a verb. But it also has a full suite of ...
NFS Selects: Adobe Creative Cloud Is a Powerful Toolset—and It’s On Sale

How to Shoot Day and Night Scenes with One Setup and White Balance

Utilizing the sun to shoot day for night is a common practice. But how can you avoid fighting ...
How to Shoot Day and Night Scenes with One Setup and White Balance

Cinema Grade Reinvents the Wheel to Make Color Grading More Intuitive and Faster

Color grading workflows and tools have rarely changed in the digital age. Cinema Grade aims to change that. ...
Cinema Grade Reinvents the Wheel to Make Color Grading More Intuitive and Faster

Is It Okay for a Criminal to Profit by Selling Their Life Story?

They say you’re always supposed to follow the money. One of the things about trying to write movies ...
Is It Okay for a Criminal to Profit by Selling Their Life Story?

NFS Exclusive: Take 50% Off Film Crux’s SFX, VFX, and Music Megabundle

Get all the materials you need to take your project to the next level. You know we love ...
NFS Exclusive: Take 50% Off Film Crux’s SFX, VFX, and Music Megabundle

The Revived Olympus OM-1 Is Finally Here, and Atomos Gives It ProRes RAW

Olympus sold off its camera division to a Japanese company, and it relaunched as its own brand. Now ...
The Revived Olympus OM-1 Is Finally Here, and Atomos Gives It ProRes RAW

‘The Power of the Dog’ Editor Peter Sciberras Tells Us About Subtext

Y’know who knew how to create meaning with only images? Bronco Henry, that’s who. The Power of the ...
‘The Power of the Dog’ Editor Peter Sciberras Tells Us About Subtext

How I Made This Short Film for the Utah Jazz

Basketball, food, and music brought my short film to life. This post was written by Donavan Myles Edwards. ...
How I Made This Short Film for the Utah Jazz

This Is Why Pamela Anderson Refuses to Watch Hulu’s ‘Pam & Tommy’

Do life rights hold any weight in modern Hollywood? The limited Hulu series Pam & Tommy tells the ...
This Is Why Pamela Anderson Refuses to Watch Hulu’s ‘Pam & Tommy’

Is the ‘Sopranos’ Big Game Commercial Directed by David Chase Official Canon?

It’s nice to know that Meadow and AJ are still friends.  This weekend’s Super Bowl brought the Los ...

Missed the Game? Watch All the Super Bowl Commercials Here

The Super Bowl LVI commercials are all in one place for your viewing pleasure. The Super Bowl was ...
Missed the Game? Watch All the Super Bowl Commercials Here

Here Are Three Camera Kits to Get You Production-Ready for Netflix

Buying a camera is only the start of your production journey. Next, you’ll need accessories to get the ...
Here Are Three Camera Kits to Get You Production-Ready for Netflix

Contaminated Flash Storage Supply Could Keep You from Your New Gear Purchase

Just when the ongoing chip shortage was showing signs of easing up, contamination at two different factories has ...
Contaminated Flash Storage Supply Could Keep You from Your New Gear Purchase

EditReady Gives Independent Creatives a Real ProRes RAW Workflow

We finally have an affordable way to manage ProRes RAW, and a host of other formats, from our ...
EditReady Gives Independent Creatives a Real ProRes RAW Workflow

Canon Discontinues EF Lenses and Patents Ludicrous Zooms

DSLR lenses are disappearing, with Canon discontinuing all but nine EF primes. This update comes on the heels ...
Canon Discontinues EF Lenses and Patents Ludicrous Zooms

Jordan Peele’s New Trailer for ‘NOPE’ Rains Fear from the Sky

Jordan Peele’s new movie, out this summer, promises horror like he’s never done before. The highly anticipated next ...

In a World of Mostly Bad Things, Make Something Good

Why is it that most content ends up disappointing fans and creatives alike? What can we do about ...
In a World of Mostly Bad Things, Make Something Good

What Filmmakers on a Budget Can Learn from Product Photography

Product photography focuses on critical parts of branding, such as lighting and color. These play a key role ...
What Filmmakers on a Budget Can Learn from Product Photography

The New MoviePass Is a Tiered System That Wants to Track Your Eyeballs

Once a legendary way to see movies, MoviePass is back and wants to know what you’re watching. The ...
The New MoviePass Is a Tiered System That Wants to Track Your Eyeballs

Adobe’s New Creative Cloud Update Is Packed with Audio Remixing Tools

Adobe’s annual February update for Creative Cloud is out, promising to give creatives using Premiere additional audio and ...
Adobe’s New Creative Cloud Update Is Packed with Audio Remixing Tools

IRIX Adds Full Frame 21mm T1.5 Lens to Its Affordable Cine Line

Introduced in January, the IRIX Cine 21mm T1.5 is now officially on the market. But can this wide-angle ...
IRIX Adds Full Frame 21mm T1.5 Lens to Its Affordable Cine Line

Seth Rogen Wonders If the General Public Cares about the Academy Awards

Does anyone outside of Hollywood care about the Academy Awards? I love awards season. There’s a fun part ...
Seth Rogen Wonders If the General Public Cares about the Academy Awards

Why Is MTV Under Fire for This Screenplay Contest?

Not all screenplay contests are good. We’ve done our best here at No Film School to alert you ...
Why Is MTV Under Fire for This Screenplay Contest?

YouTube Changes Fair Use Policy Thanks to Anime-Loving Creator

A YouTuber who fought for his rights and a copyright holder who didn’t play by the rules forced ...
YouTube Changes Fair Use Policy Thanks to Anime-Loving Creator

Four Ways ‘Jackass Forever’ Proves Comedies Still Work in Theaters

How does Jackass Forever help the return of comedy to theaters? As Hollywood pushes more and more comedies ...
Four Ways ‘Jackass Forever’ Proves Comedies Still Work in Theaters

How the Coens Use the “Schlemiel” in Their Movies

They have a lot of schlamassel movies too. It’s hard to think of auteur creators who jump genres ...
How the Coens Use the “Schlemiel” in Their Movies

GoPro Takes Home an Emmy for Keeping Things Steady

GoPro’s innovative image stabilization technology and ReelSteady workflow tools for FPV pros have received a science and technology ...
GoPro Takes Home an Emmy for Keeping Things Steady

A Day in the Life of the Safety Supervisor on ‘Jackass Forever’

Imagine trying to keep people on Jackass from getting hurt. Safety is important on any set. If people ...
A Day in the Life of the Safety Supervisor on ‘Jackass Forever’

How DP Paul Cameron Used Sony VENICE to Shoot Pepsi’s Outrageous Super Bowl LVI Commercial

Eminem from a Technocrane. Rialto in Snoop Dogg’s low-rider. Internal NDs on a photoshoot with Mary J. Blige. ...
How DP Paul Cameron Used Sony VENICE to Shoot Pepsi’s Outrageous Super Bowl LVI Commercial

Why Do PTA’s Most Personal Films Keep Returning to the San Fernando Valley?

Location is everything, and how the setting works with the characters can make or break a story. The ...
Why Do PTA’s Most Personal Films Keep Returning to the San Fernando Valley?

What Filmmakers Can Learn from the Color of ‘Dune’ and Colorist David Cole

Color grading a big motion picture is a complicated affair. Today, we take a look at an interview ...
What Filmmakers Can Learn from the Color of ‘Dune’ and Colorist David Cole

Panasonic to Reveal LUMIX GH6—Will It Give New Life to Micro Four Thirds?

Development on the Panasonic LUMIX GH6 was announced in May 2021. Now we’re days away from the full ...
Panasonic to Reveal LUMIX GH6—Will It Give New Life to Micro Four Thirds?

If You Love Movies, TV, and Social Media, We Have the Gig for You

How strong is your meme game? Ready to flex your social media muscles? No Film School is the ...
If You Love Movies, TV, and Social Media, We Have the Gig for You

Watch the 2022 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Short films are the gateway for many filmmakers to showcase their skills. Every year, people pile in to ...
Watch the 2022 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

The DPs from ‘Station Eleven’ Teach Creating New Looks in Familiar Genre

Station Eleven’s cinematographers Steve Cosens and Daniel Grant dive into the details of creating a world enduring a ...
The DPs from ‘Station Eleven’ Teach Creating New Looks in Familiar Genre

How Do I Get My Film into the Sundance Film Festival?

Advice from Sundance filmmakers and programmers to make it happen. This post was written by Kristine Hamlett and ...
How Do I Get My Film into the Sundance Film Festival?

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 2.7.22

Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $1,500 on a FUJIFILM GFX 50R Medium Format Mirrorless Camera. This ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 2.7.22

How David Fincher Crafts a Film from Your Obsessions

Human behavior is complex and fanatic, and David Fincher dedicates his work to uncover what makes us tick. ...
How David Fincher Crafts a Film from Your Obsessions

This Is How Benedict Cumberbatch Surprised Jane Campion at the End of ‘The Power of the Dog’

Great directors work with actors they can trust. Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog is one of ...
This Is How Benedict Cumberbatch Surprised Jane Campion at the End of ‘The Power of the Dog’

The Story Behind the ’21 Jump Street’ and ‘MiB’ Crossover That Never Was

This was the expanded universe movie I was most excited to see. Two of my favorite film franchises ...
The Story Behind the ’21 Jump Street’ and ‘MiB’ Crossover That Never Was

How ‘Euphoria; Uses Dreamlike Visuals to Capture Self-Destruction

I don’t think I could ever get over how beautiful this ending sequence was. Euphoria is a state ...
How ‘Euphoria; Uses Dreamlike Visuals to Capture Self-Destruction

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JOBY’s Motion Control Tools Get Creators Out of Tight Spots and Your Camera Into One

11 Screenwriting Lessons from M. Night Shyamalan

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11 Screenwriting Lessons from M. Night Shyamalan

Zoom Unveils Q8n-4K Handy Video Recorder, Goes Big with 4K UHD

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Zoom Unveils Q8n-4K Handy Video Recorder, Goes Big with 4K UHD

2022 Writers’ Fellowships: Upcoming Deadlines and Links

Are you a writer looking for a fellowship? Breaking into Hollywood can feel really impossible, but there are ...
2022 Writers’ Fellowships: Upcoming Deadlines and Links

Censorship, Changed Endings, and the “Big Chungus” of Gear

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Censorship, Changed Endings, and the “Big Chungus” of Gear

Why Building Out Your Own Production Vehicle Is a Great Project Between Gigs

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Why Building Out Your Own Production Vehicle Is a Great Project Between Gigs

Illuminate Your Film with One Light, Just Like These Hollywood Movies

How can you get creative in your lighting? We all know the importance of three-point lighting setups in ...
Illuminate Your Film with One Light, Just Like These Hollywood Movies

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Perhaps one of the most underrated shows on TV right now understands fools completely. One of the hardest ...
‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Is Very Smart about Dense Characters

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Major Streaming Services Are Investing In Africa

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Modern cameras have achieved incredible image quality with beautiful color science, high resolution, and superb dynamic range. So ...
Why Filming on a 20-Year Old Camcorder Can Be a Good Idea

Feast Your Eyes on the New LOTR TV Show Posters

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Sometimes, your passion can lead to great opportunities. Many actors and directors know how hard producing any Shakespeare ...
How a Shakespeare Consultant Helped Elevate the Performances in ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Day 2.2.22

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The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Day 2.2.22

Read and Download the ‘Yellowjackets’ Pilot Script PDF

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Read and Download the ‘Yellowjackets’ Pilot Script PDF

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Is Top Crane a More Affordable Option for Car Work?

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You subscribe to a streamer to watch a certain thing. But what happens when that show or movie ...
Event Series and Movies Add Subscribers to Streamers, But Do They Stay?

Vimeo Launches New “Experts” Program to Help Creators Level Up Their Careers

Do you want to become a certified “Vimeo Expert”? If you’ve worked in film and video for any ...
Vimeo Launches New “Experts” Program to Help Creators Level Up Their Careers

Pedro Almodóvar, Jane Campion, Guillermo del Toro, and More Team Up for the THR Director Roundtable

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Pedro Almodóvar, Jane Campion, Guillermo del Toro, and More Team Up for the THR Director Roundtable

Four Completely Different (and Amazing) Sundance Shorts, and How They Were Made

From filming waist-deep in snow, shooting on 16mm film, or making adorably gross puppets, short films take a ...
Four Completely Different (and Amazing) Sundance Shorts, and How They Were Made

‘The Backrooms’ Is the Viral Horror Short Shaking the Internet Up

Imagine being 16 years old and directing the best horror short film in years. Everyone is talking about ...
‘The Backrooms’ Is the Viral Horror Short Shaking the Internet Up

Why the ‘Halo’ Franchise Took 17 Years to Break Free from the Video Game Medium

In 2001, Halo: Combat Evolved broke onto the game scene, beginning a franchise that is now a multimedia ...
Why the ‘Halo’ Franchise Took 17 Years to Break Free from the Video Game Medium

What You Can Learn from Amy Poehler’s First Documentary

What happens when one of the greatest comedians of our time makes a documentary about one of the ...
What You Can Learn from Amy Poehler’s First Documentary

Sony Acquires Bungie—Will Filmmakers Benefit as Much as Gamers?

After Microsoft’s huge purchase of Activision Blizzard, Sony also embraces retail therapy and announces it’s acquiring Bungie, the ...
Sony Acquires Bungie—Will Filmmakers Benefit as Much as Gamers?

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.31.22

Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $200 on a Nanlite Forza 300B Bi-Color LED Monolight. This week ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.31.22

How Do You Make a Living as a Filmmaker? Candid Answers from Directors at Sundance

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How Do You Make a Living as a Filmmaker? Candid Answers from Directors at Sundance

Is Shooting on an iPhone 13 Pro Max Better Than a Pro Video Camera?

Apple iPhone 13 Pro has received some amazing upgrades. We take a look at how filmmakers can benefit ...
Is Shooting on an iPhone 13 Pro Max Better Than a Pro Video Camera?

An Exploration into the (Surprisingly) Bright Future of Stock Footage

The stock footage game is changing, and so should you. What if you were told that stock footage ...
An Exploration into the (Surprisingly) Bright Future of Stock Footage

Why Sundance 2022 Is Showing Us the First Real Effects of the Pandemic on Indie Filmmakers

It’s weird to say, but it hasn’t even been three years since COVID—but it has been three Sundance ...
Why Sundance 2022 Is Showing Us the First Real Effects of the Pandemic on Indie Filmmakers

These Are the Biggest Challenges Filmmakers Faced Making Sundance Films

Your work isn’t always under budget, on time, or easy! We all know filmmaking is hard. You run ...
These Are the Biggest Challenges Filmmakers Faced Making Sundance Films

Could You Cast a Movie Entirely Remotely? This Director Did

The pandemic has created a unique set of problems for filmmakers. Here’s how John Patton Ford overcame them. ...
Could You Cast a Movie Entirely Remotely? This Director Did

All the Incredible Advice We Got from This Year’s Sundance Creatives

The end of Sundance doesn’t mean the end of learning. Let’s look at what we can take away ...
All the Incredible Advice We Got from This Year’s Sundance Creatives

Enhance Your Light Shaping with New Tools for the ARRI Orbiter LED Luminaire

The ARRI Orbiter LED Luminaire is a powerhouse release that gives you ultimate versatility when lighting. What makes ...
Enhance Your Light Shaping with New Tools for the ARRI Orbiter LED Luminaire

How Unreal Engine Changes Pre-Production Workflows for Any Production

The Unreal Engine is no longer only for video game developers. From VFX to virtual production, the gaming ...
How Unreal Engine Changes Pre-Production Workflows for Any Production

How Shooting Super Wide with Super Harsh Light Created the Drought-Stricken World of ‘Utama’

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How Shooting Super Wide with Super Harsh Light Created the Drought-Stricken World of ‘Utama’

Disney Responds to Peter Dinklage’s ‘Snow White’ Remarks

Disney prides itself on being a (supposedly) progressive company. As we covered just a few days ago, Peter ...
Disney Responds to Peter Dinklage’s ‘Snow White’ Remarks

What Cameras Are Most Popular for Sundance Filmmakers?

We also discuss why stunt people deserve more recognition, and the growing sentiment to get it for them. ...
What Cameras Are Most Popular for Sundance Filmmakers?

How Has the Pandemic Affected Pilot Season?

The pandemic is stripping away Hollywood production norms. In Hollywood, pilot season is when major networks decide which ...
How Has the Pandemic Affected Pilot Season?

Practice the Four Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know

Motivated camera movements can add another layer to your visual storytelling. Movies have a lot of motion, and ...
Practice the Four Camera Moves Every Filmmaker Should Know

This Unique Partnership Spotlights the Voices of Women Who Can No Longer Speak

Collaboration makes you stronger, as filmmakers and as people. Paula Eiselt had embedded with her camera in a ...
This Unique Partnership Spotlights the Voices of Women Who Can No Longer Speak

How This DP Creates Horror with Color and Light in ‘Master’

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How This DP Creates Horror with Color and Light in ‘Master’

Cherokee Nation Has Announced $1 Million Incentive to Bring in New Film and TV Projects

Indigenous representation in front of and behind the camera matters. The Cherokee Nation has announced a $1 million ...
Cherokee Nation Has Announced $1 Million Incentive to Bring in New Film and TV Projects

A Look at the Short-to-Feature Path of Sundance Filmmakers Adamma & Adanne Ebo

It’s satire, but not a mockumentary. It was a short film, but with big risks. Now it’s the ...
A Look at the Short-to-Feature Path of Sundance Filmmakers Adamma & Adanne Ebo

Martin Scorsese Wants You to Watch ‘Nightmare Alley’ on the Big Screen

Martin Scorsese is urging you to participate in one of the best films of the year. We’re no ...
Martin Scorsese Wants You to Watch ‘Nightmare Alley’ on the Big Screen

This Filmmaker Spent 3 Years Shooting on a DJI Osmo to Show What It’s Like to Be Overlooked

Do you have the courage to point the camera every day, at everyone around you? Reid Davenport is ...
This Filmmaker Spent 3 Years Shooting on a DJI Osmo to Show What It’s Like to Be Overlooked

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.25.22

Headlining our Deals of the Week, save a whopping $6,495.00 on the Sony PMW-F5 CineAlta Digital Cinema Camera. ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.25.22

Skydio’s Keyframe Feature Is Changing Filmmaking Drones

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Skydio’s Keyframe Feature Is Changing Filmmaking Drones

Peter Dinklage Questions Disney’s Intention for the Dwarves in the ‘Snow White’ Remake

If you’re updating a fairy tale, think wisely about how you advance characters who may not stand the ...
Peter Dinklage Questions Disney’s Intention for the Dwarves in the ‘Snow White’ Remake

Sony and Epic Games Are Changing Virtual Production, and This Matters to All Filmmakers

The incredible resolution, dynamic range, and color accuracy of Sony’s Crystal LED displays come together with Unreal Engine ...
Sony and Epic Games Are Changing Virtual Production, and This Matters to All Filmmakers

Packing a Post-Production Punch with ‘The Suicide Squad’

How did these creators craft the titles for this Warner Bros. film? This post was written by Meagan ...
Packing a Post-Production Punch with ‘The Suicide Squad’

How Jesse Eisenberg Turned an Audible Book into a 16mm First Feature

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How Jesse Eisenberg Turned an Audible Book into a 16mm First Feature

Large-Format Cinematographers Have New Options as Tokina Expands Vista Prime Lens Range

Tokina adds two new focal lengths to its Vista Prime cinema lens range, giving large-format cinematographers more options ...
Large-Format Cinematographers Have New Options as Tokina Expands Vista Prime Lens Range

Students—Got Ideas but No Camera? Apply for the Sony Artisan Scholarship!

If you’re currently enrolled in higher education, #SONYEDU is offering $5K of Sony equipment for your next project. ...
Students—Got Ideas but No Camera? Apply for the Sony Artisan Scholarship!

Night Shoots and Pandemic Problems—If This Director Can Do It, You Can Too

Let this filmmaker’s journey in indie film inspire you. One thing great about Sundance is its ability to ...
Night Shoots and Pandemic Problems—If This Director Can Do It, You Can Too

Hollywood Loves Blackmagic, and Why Every Filmmaker Should Too

Blackmagic technologies are making their way into more high-end production and TV shows. Today we take a look ...
Hollywood Loves Blackmagic, and Why Every Filmmaker Should Too

A Rights-Buying Story So Weird, It Might Be a Joke

What does it really mean to get “canceled”? Are NFTs just another con? And why sometimes it’s better ...
A Rights-Buying Story So Weird, It Might Be a Joke

Is the New Canon EOS R5 C the Perfect Hybrid Camera?

Today we’re bringing your attention to one of the best cameras for shooting video–along with photos. Canon recently ...
Is the New Canon EOS R5 C the Perfect Hybrid Camera?

What Does “The Note Behind The Note” Mean?

Getting feedback on your work is like putting together a puzzle! Let me know if this has happened ...
What Does “The Note Behind The Note” Mean?

How Marvel Carefully Crafted Its Best Action Sequence in ‘Shang-Chi’

Speeding buses, practical fight sequences, and a year’s worth of work led to the best seven minutes of ...
How Marvel Carefully Crafted Its Best Action Sequence in ‘Shang-Chi’

The Cameras and Lenses of Sundance 2022 Represent a Shift—What Does It Mean for You?

While ARRI dominates narrative productions once again, Sony makes a big splash at Sundance 2022. But what does ...
The Cameras and Lenses of Sundance 2022 Represent a Shift—What Does It Mean for You?

They’re Building a Movie Studio in Space That’s Supposed to Be Done in 2024

Hollywood is headed into space. Before the pandemic, a hot news story announced Tom Cruise and Doug Liman ...
They’re Building a Movie Studio in Space That’s Supposed to Be Done in 2024

What’s the Best Cinema Camera for the DJI RS 2 Gimbal?

The days of hefty Steadicam and gimbal rigs are slowly fading. We take a look at some attractive ...
What’s the Best Cinema Camera for the DJI RS 2 Gimbal?

China Has Drastically Cut Back on American Movies with No Explanation

American movies used to make big bucks in China. But not for the last few years. For a ...
China Has Drastically Cut Back on American Movies with No Explanation

Sundance 2022 Is for Everyone at Home

Here’s what you have to look forward to at this year’s Sundance. The Sundance Film Festival is an ...
Sundance 2022 Is for Everyone at Home

Some Buffoons Bought a ‘Dune’ Book and Mistakenly Thought They Owned the IP

More like Jodorowsky’s “Doom,” am I right? One of my favorite documentaries of all time is Jodorowsky’s Dune, ...
Some Buffoons Bought a ‘Dune’ Book and Mistakenly Thought They Owned the IP

Elevate Your Weak Drone Footage with These 10 Moves

Get inspired to film some awesome drone footage with these 10 drone movements. Back in 2015, drones were ...
Elevate Your Weak Drone Footage with These 10 Moves

Willem Dafoe Wants to Play a Joker Alongside Joaquin Phoenix

The Joker movie left a lot of room open for a crossover. If you were under a rock ...
Willem Dafoe Wants to Play a Joker Alongside Joaquin Phoenix

The Canon EOS R5 C Obliterates the Line Between Photography and Cinema Cameras

This new full-frame mirrorless camera is a true hybrid, bridging the gap between Canon’s Cinema EOS and EOS ...
The Canon EOS R5 C Obliterates the Line Between Photography and Cinema Cameras

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.17.22

Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $200 on the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Kit with ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.17.22

The Secrets Behind Directing Great Television from Someone Who Does It

Dan Attias breaks down his prolific directing experience and getting to the authenticity of storytelling In this episode, ...
The Secrets Behind Directing Great Television from Someone Who Does It

Microsoft Bets on Activision Blizzard in $70 Billion Sale—What Does This Mean for Film and TV?

The metaverse is coming. The gaming world shook this morning as news of Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard for ...
Microsoft Bets on Activision Blizzard in $70 Billion Sale—What Does This Mean for Film and TV?

How Much Should You Be Paid for Video Work? Take This Survey and Let’s Find Out

How much money are cinematographers and videographers making in your market? Should you be charging more or less? ...
How Much Should You Be Paid for Video Work? Take This Survey and Let’s Find Out

You Can “Carve Spaces” in Unbelievable Ways Through Production Design

Production designer Stefan Dechant tells us how he did it on The Tragedy of Macbeth. You haven’t seen ...
You Can “Carve Spaces” in Unbelievable Ways Through Production Design

Why Are There Almost No Think-Pieces on ‘Yellowstone’?

Almost 11 million people watch a weekly show that feels like it deserves dozens of deep dives, but ...
Why Are There Almost No Think-Pieces on ‘Yellowstone’?

Ricky Gervais Says No Comedy Topic Should Be Off Limits

Comedy, when done well, can help us tackle even the darkest subjects. Ricky Gervais is known as one ...
Ricky Gervais Says No Comedy Topic Should Be Off Limits

Keep Yourself and Your Gear Organized on Location with These Tips

You can’t keep living your life not knowing if you have what you need or not. Have you ...
Keep Yourself and Your Gear Organized on Location with These Tips

What’s Joss Whedon’s Controversial Side of the ‘Justice League’ Story?

It’s a case of he said, they said, the studio said—and we just watched. By now, you know ...
What’s Joss Whedon’s Controversial Side of the ‘Justice League’ Story?

How Your Favorite Best Worst Movie Was Made

Grab your spoons and footballs, because you know we are talking about The Room. We love behind-the-scenes stories. ...
How Your Favorite Best Worst Movie Was Made

20 Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Steven Spielberg

When Steven Spielberg talks, we listen. It’s hard to distill just how much of an impact Steven Spielberg ...
20 Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Steven Spielberg

Do You Know the Five Most Exciting Laptops Arriving in 2022?

We want you to know these new laptop designs that could be perfect for your creative needs! When ...
Do You Know the Five Most Exciting Laptops Arriving in 2022?

‘Don’t Look Up’ Soars to Become Netflix’s Second-Largest Film of All Time

The whole world is watching Don’t Look Up on Netflix. As of writing this article, Adam McKay’s Don’t ...
‘Don’t Look Up’ Soars to Become Netflix’s Second-Largest Film of All Time

GNARBOX Shows Us Why Feature-Rich Gear Is NOT Useful

GNARBOX, the creator of a popular SSD backup device, seems to be gone, even though you can still ...
GNARBOX Shows Us Why Feature-Rich Gear Is NOT Useful

People, ‘The Batman’ Was Never Going to Be Rated R (And It’s Our Fault)

Studios are in the business of making money… just like Bruce Wayne. Like many of you, I drooled ...
People, ‘The Batman’ Was Never Going to Be Rated R (And It’s Our Fault)

B&H Giveaway Winners Announced—and How to Enter the Next Raffle!

This holiday season, No Film School partnered with B&H for the holiday giveaway of the year, and we ...
B&H Giveaway Winners Announced—and How to Enter the Next Raffle!

How to Make the Slow Time of Year Busy

Memorializing the celebrities we’ve lost recently, circling back to work during the lull of January, and calling out ...
How to Make the Slow Time of Year Busy

Kinder Camp: A Forgotten Nostalgia-Fueled Genre

Watching your childhood clash with your adulthood on the big screen is a very strange feeling. Growing up ...
Kinder Camp: A Forgotten Nostalgia-Fueled Genre

Get Film Crux’s Terminus Retro Effects Pack for Only $5 (NFS Reader Exclusive)

The first 1,000 NFS readers can get a pretty epic deal on these effects. You know we love ...
Get Film Crux’s Terminus Retro Effects Pack for Only $5 (NFS Reader Exclusive)

Eroticism and Greek Mythology Explain the Wild Ending of ‘The Lighthouse’

The Lovecraftian horror might leave you with more questions than answers, so let’s break down the ending of ...
Eroticism and Greek Mythology Explain the Wild Ending of ‘The Lighthouse’

Could the Slamdance Channel Be the Home for Your Next Indie Film?

Finally, a streaming platform made by filmmakers for filmmakers. Slamdance just announced its new streaming platform for independent ...
Could the Slamdance Channel Be the Home for Your Next Indie Film?

Meet the Pack-and-Go Moza AirCross 3 Gimbal

Moza has introduced its latest compact gimbal stabilizer, the Moza AirCross 3. We get very excited about stabilization ...
Meet the Pack-and-Go Moza AirCross 3 Gimbal

Backstage Acquires ShareGrid to Expand Opportunities for Creatives

After making moves to evolve into a creative juggernaut, Backstage acquires peer-to-peer equipment sharing platform ShareGrid. But what ...
Backstage Acquires ShareGrid to Expand Opportunities for Creatives

How the Switch to Kodak Ektachrome Film Breathed New Life into Season 2 of ‘Euphoria’

Season 2 of Euphoria looks better than ever, thanks to Kodak Ektachrome and the pandemic. The long-awaited season ...
How the Switch to Kodak Ektachrome Film Breathed New Life into Season 2 of ‘Euphoria’

Ben Affleck Dishes on ‘Justice League,’ the Theatrical Experience, and Embracing His Comeback

Ben Affleck has been making some exciting choices lately… One of my favorite movies last year was The ...
Ben Affleck Dishes on ‘Justice League,’ the Theatrical Experience, and Embracing His Comeback

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.10.22

Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $749 on the Atomos Ninja V+ Deluxe Starter Kit, and start ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.10.22

What Is “The Hitchcock Method” and How Can You Emulate It?

Learn from the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most professional and interesting directors to ...
What Is “The Hitchcock Method” and How Can You Emulate It?

The Semiconductor Shortage Disrupts Sigma Lenses, and Why You Should Worry

The pandemic continues to stress semiconductor production, and that’s a problem for some lens manufacturers. But it’s also ...
The Semiconductor Shortage Disrupts Sigma Lenses, and Why You Should Worry

Crafting the ‘Untold’ Story Behind Hockey’s Mob on Ice

Netflix’s new docuseries Untold explores the stories of the sports world that we don’t see in the headlines. ...
Crafting the ‘Untold’ Story Behind Hockey’s Mob on Ice

RØDE Drops a New VideoMic GO II for Videographers on the Run

Might this be the world’s most popular vlog mic? There are very few film and video products that ...
RØDE Drops a New VideoMic GO II for Videographers on the Run

Peter Dinklage Says It’s Time to “Move On” from the Polarizing ‘GOT’ Final Season

Why are we still transfixed on how it all came to an end? We were all fairly disappointed ...

Enjoy All the References to Other Bond Films in ‘No Time to Die’

James Bond closes a chapter with nods to the previous versions of the character. One of the things ...
Enjoy All the References to Other Bond Films in ‘No Time to Die’

DSLRs Are Dead, and Lenses Are Never Going to Be the Same (Again)

Canon joins Sony and Nikon in slowly killing off the single-lens reflex camera design. But how does this ...
DSLRs Are Dead, and Lenses Are Never Going to Be the Same (Again)

The Ways ‘Pig’ Teaches Us That Empathy Is the Best Revenge

Revenge is a dish best served warm. In the everyday world, we seek revenge through small, almost unnoticeable ...
The Ways ‘Pig’ Teaches Us That Empathy Is the Best Revenge

These 10 Writing Tips from J.K. Rowling Will Make Your Words Magic

J.K. Rowling took us to a magical world. And you can too. Right up front, I’m going to ...
These 10 Writing Tips from J.K. Rowling Will Make Your Words Magic

How a Failed ‘James Bond’ Pitch Landed Tom Holland ‘Uncharted’

It’s not about failing. It’s about taking the shot. No matter how much time you work in Hollywood, ...
How a Failed ‘James Bond’ Pitch Landed Tom Holland ‘Uncharted’

Everything You Need to Know About Paradox in Literature and Film

It’s time to break down the insignificances in life that are very important to creative minds like you ...
Everything You Need to Know About Paradox in Literature and Film

You Can Get the Sony a7 IV Now

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You Can Get the Sony a7 IV Now

How Do You Raise Money at a Film Festival?

Is Spider-Man: No Way Home Oscar-worthy? How you can raise money at Sundance or other festivals? And what ...
How Do You Raise Money at a Film Festival?

The Zhiyun CRANE-M3 Is a Super-Compact Gimbal for a New Class of Filmmaker

The Zhiyun-Tech CRANE-M3 is a small gimbal that packs a big punch. When I first heard about the ...
The Zhiyun CRANE-M3 Is a Super-Compact Gimbal for a New Class of Filmmaker

These Are the Best HP Z Monitors for Creative Content

Let’s take a look at some popular Z Series monitor displays from HP. Monitors are some of the ...
These Are the Best HP Z Monitors for Creative Content

This Is Why You Should Appreciate the Cinematic Filmmaking of ‘Twilight’

It is time to appreciate Twilight for the indie-fantasy-film noir that it is. Twilight took the world by ...
This Is Why You Should Appreciate the Cinematic Filmmaking of ‘Twilight’

We Think These Scripts Will Get Oscar Noms—Read and Download Them All

The best way to learn to screenwrite is to read the pros. Right now, the Academy Awards have ...
We Think These Scripts Will Get Oscar Noms—Read and Download Them All

The New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Designs Will Make You Feel Old

It is always a strange feeling to see your favorite animated characters get older.  Beavis and Butt-Head are ...

This Filmmaker’s “Dogged” Pursuit Is Her Recipe for Success

Nathalie Biancheri shares her non-traditional path to filmmaking and her creative process behind writing and directing the feature ...
This Filmmaker’s “Dogged” Pursuit Is Her Recipe for Success

Guillermo del Toro’s Friendships with Spielberg and George Miller Got Him Through the Pandemic

Friendships can sustain us, even in the most trying times. The pandemic was a brutal time for everyone. ...
Guillermo del Toro’s Friendships with Spielberg and George Miller Got Him Through the Pandemic

What Is Screen Direction, and Why Is It So Important?

What is screen direction, and why does it matter? This post was written by Mal O’Neill. There’s no ...
What Is Screen Direction, and Why Is It So Important?

Check Out 4 ZEISS Lens Series for Your Cinematic Video

Have you wanted to work with ZEISS lenses but don’t know where to start? Cine-style lenses are one ...
Check Out 4 ZEISS Lens Series for Your Cinematic Video

Sundance Film Festival Cancels In-Person Program (Again)

It looks like we are back to virtual events… The Sundance Film Festival had all of us excited ...
Sundance Film Festival Cancels In-Person Program (Again)

Tarantino Won’t Let Miramax Stand in the Way of His ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs

Tarantino and Miramax are in a heated battle over who owns NFT rights to Pulp Fiction. If you ...
Tarantino Won’t Let Miramax Stand in the Way of His ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs

Let These Real-World DPs Tell You What Makes Sony VENICE 2 So Special

We chat with some amazing DPs about what makes Sony VENICE 2 so special for cinematographers. We’re living ...
Let These Real-World DPs Tell You What Makes Sony VENICE 2 So Special

The Box Office Hopes to Fight Back in 2022—But Will It?

Hollywood needs a big year. After the last two years of the dismal pandemic, Hollywood is praying for ...
The Box Office Hopes to Fight Back in 2022—But Will It?

How to “Show, Don’t Tell”—Examples and Definition in Film and Television

You’ve heard the adage, “Show, don’t tell”—but do you know what it means? One of my favorite things ...
How to “Show, Don’t Tell”—Examples and Definition in Film and Television

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.3.22

Headlining our Deals of the Week, save $150 on the Seagate 16TB Expansion Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 1.3.22

Nora Fingscheidt on Being “Drafted” to Direct a Large-Scale Feature

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Nora Fingscheidt on Being “Drafted” to Direct a Large-Scale Feature

YouTubers Put the Sony FX9 Autofocus to a Rocket-Powered Test

Because how else do you test a camera’s AF? Sometimes I find myself feeling quite depressed that the ...
YouTubers Put the Sony FX9 Autofocus to a Rocket-Powered Test

‘Black Widow’ Teaches Us How to Waste a Perfect Villain

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‘Black Widow’ Teaches Us How to Waste a Perfect Villain

Harper Lee’s Lost Advice for Young Writers

Famous recluse Harper Lee had some amazing writing advice. Harper Lee delivered one of the most quintessentially American ...
Harper Lee’s Lost Advice for Young Writers

Why Were Only 25% of Behind-the-Scenes Jobs Held by Women Last Year?

Since 1998, the number of women working behind-the-scenes on the top films of the year has only increased ...
Why Were Only 25% of Behind-the-Scenes Jobs Held by Women Last Year?

The Ways Adam McKay Balanced the Improv, Endings, and Stars of ‘Don’t Look Up’

If the comet were on its way, what’s the last thing you would do? Adam McKay is not ...
The Ways Adam McKay Balanced the Improv, Endings, and Stars of ‘Don’t Look Up’

Why Video Game Heroes Should Influence the Story’s World

Entertainment in every category relies on the hero. Two of the most fun parts of writing, no matter ...
Why Video Game Heroes Should Influence the Story’s World

How Guillermo del Toro Uses Noir Horror to Push the Dark Themes in ‘Nightmare Alley’

Can film noir and the horror genre ever be separated? The darkness of Guillermo del Toro’s films brings ...
How Guillermo del Toro Uses Noir Horror to Push the Dark Themes in ‘Nightmare Alley’

A Massive List of Winter 2022 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

With icy weather and Omicron on the horizon, it’s time to hole yourself up and apply for some ...
A Massive List of Winter 2022 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

Guillermo del Toro Suggests What We Should Discover in the New Year

What better way to celebrate the New Year than checking out Guillermo del Toro’s favorite pieces of work? ...
Guillermo del Toro Suggests What We Should Discover in the New Year

Learn How to Hack Together a DIY Gimbal (in Less Than 2 Hours)

Because sometimes the best tools for the job are the ones you make yourself. True story: the first ...
Learn How to Hack Together a DIY Gimbal (in Less Than 2 Hours)

This Is What the Pentangle in ‘The Green Knight’ Really Means

Everything you ever wanted to know about The Green Knight can be summarized in one symbol. A24’s The ...
This Is What the Pentangle in ‘The Green Knight’ Really Means

This Hollywood Secret Will Have You Screaming

Who knew screaming could require so much control and attention to detail? A lot of sounds captured on ...
This Hollywood Secret Will Have You Screaming

You Should Be Worried About Cinema Becoming Content, and Here’s Why

I want jobs for me and my friends and more things to watch, but I’m afraid of the ...
You Should Be Worried About Cinema Becoming Content, and Here’s Why

Recreate the Muted, Otherworldly Look of ‘Dune’ with These Free LUTs

Get the look of Dune for free. Since no one is going to be going on location to ...
Recreate the Muted, Otherworldly Look of ‘Dune’ with These Free LUTs

Taking a Look at the Best Writing of 2021

What were some of the best-written movies and television shows of 2021? Writing is the cornerstone of all ...
Taking a Look at the Best Writing of 2021

There’s Incredibly Dynamic Storytelling in This ‘Mass Effect 3’ Mission

Mass Effect is playing off science fiction tropes to force players to make incredible choices. What’s the hardest ...
There’s Incredibly Dynamic Storytelling in This ‘Mass Effect 3’ Mission

How City Streets Are Taken Back in Time for Period Films

Dressing the streets for the era can make all the difference in your period piece. Nothing takes you ...
How City Streets Are Taken Back in Time for Period Films

20 More Screenwriting Tips from Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Time to take some advice from one of the best in the business. From Fleabag to Killing Eve ...
20 More Screenwriting Tips from Phoebe Waller-Bridge

10 Writing and Directing Tips from Denis Villeneuve

There’s a lot to learn about filmmaking from Denis Villeneuve. This feels like it’s the year of Denis ...
10 Writing and Directing Tips from Denis Villeneuve

Let’s Walk Through the Best of 2021 Tech

How does this year’s new tech help filmmakers? If there is a theme to the year in film ...
Let’s Walk Through the Best of 2021 Tech

How to Build a DIY LED Softbox

Build your own LED light with this tutorial! The creative DIY filmmaker sees new possibilities in everything around ...
How to Build a DIY LED Softbox

These Cameras Were the Most-Rented for 2021

What were the most popular camera rentals this year? With the end of the year coming upon us, ...
These Cameras Were the Most-Rented for 2021

What Was the French New Wave in Cinema? (Definition and Examples)

The French New Wave influenced some of your favorite filmmakers. Sometimes we get so swept up in stories ...
What Was the French New Wave in Cinema? (Definition and Examples)

What Does John Waters Think Are the Best Movies of 2021?

Who doesn’t love a little quality time with John Waters? John Waters is one of the fiercest voices ...
What Does John Waters Think Are the Best Movies of 2021?

Get Ready—8K Canon R5c Will Join Mirrorless Line

The 8K camera will be the newest to join Canon’s mirrorless family. Up until the adoption of 4K ...
Get Ready—8K Canon R5c Will Join Mirrorless Line

‘Licorice Pizza’ Editor and DP on Breaking Rules with PTA

Andy Jurgensen and Michael Bauman break down the process behind making Licorice Pizza look, feel, and sound just ...
‘Licorice Pizza’ Editor and DP on Breaking Rules with PTA

There’s an Art to Watching Silent Films: Let’s Learn It Together

What are some silent films you tell everyone to watch? I’m not sure if I consider myself to ...
There’s an Art to Watching Silent Films: Let’s Learn It Together

Read the ‘Joker’ Script PDF (and Download)

Were you a fan of the writing in the Joker script? Joker was such a massive hit in ...
Read the ‘Joker’ Script PDF (and Download)

Tips on iPhone 13 Pro Cinematic Mode for Actual Filmmaking

The iPhone 13 has some amazing features. But as a filmmaker, you have to know how they work ...
Tips on iPhone 13 Pro Cinematic Mode for Actual Filmmaking

The Lord of the Rings’ Teaches You How to Create the Perfect Prologue

Writing is hard. Writing and creating the perfect prologue requires studying the best prologue there ever was. The ...
The Lord of the Rings’ Teaches You How to Create the Perfect Prologue

Did HBO Max’s Bold Streaming Move of Day-and-Date Movies Work?

HBO Max made a lot of filmmakers upset—and made a lot of money. The big bet this year ...
Did HBO Max’s Bold Streaming Move of Day-and-Date Movies Work?

Jimmy Stewart Actually Played a Villain a Few Times (and Crushed It)

He was America’s favorite son—and one time, he was their bad guy. Jimmy Stewart’s career is sort of ...
Jimmy Stewart Actually Played a Villain a Few Times (and Crushed It)

This Is What Makes a Film Rewatchable

Why do we keep returning to some films? We might have an answer. Some movies can be rewatched ...
This Is What Makes a Film Rewatchable

‘Nightmare Alley’ DP and Editor Shed Light on Crafting Utter Darkness

There are some genuinely useful tips and insights in this one. It’s no secret that I love Guillermo ...
‘Nightmare Alley’ DP and Editor Shed Light on Crafting Utter Darkness

Now You Can Video Chat with B&H Experts from Home

What do you do when you can’t go into a physical storefront? The experience of picking up a ...
Now You Can Video Chat with B&H Experts from Home

Recreating the Look from ‘You’ with Cinematographer Sean Alami

Sometimes the best way to learn is by copying movies and TV we like! If you’re as obsessed ...
Recreating the Look from ‘You’ with Cinematographer Sean Alami

What Does the End of Hitchcock’s Career Have to Say About the Start?

Hitchcock went out still challenging audiences to laugh and scream. Alfred Hitchcock could potentially be named the most ...
What Does the End of Hitchcock’s Career Have to Say About the Start?

Out West with ‘Old Henry’ Editor Jamie Kirkpatrick

Here’s how one editor cut together a story of the wild west. This post was written by Meagan ...
Out West with ‘Old Henry’ Editor Jamie Kirkpatrick

The Pandemic Box Office Defeated Everyone… Until Now

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The Pandemic Box Office Defeated Everyone… Until Now

How Did HBO Shape (and Continue to Mold) the American Family on TV?

HBO helped define the American family for a new generation. I’m not sure about you, but when I ...
How Did HBO Shape (and Continue to Mold) the American Family on TV?

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Breaks Down the Accuracy of Your Favorite Space Films

Have you ever wondered how close to reality your favorite space movie was? Space is a filmmaker’s favorite ...
Astronaut Chris Hadfield Breaks Down the Accuracy of Your Favorite Space Films

You Can Make a DIY Lens with Great Bokeh Using an Old Projector Lens

If you’re looking to capture a dreamy look, but can’t find a lens in your budget, why not ...
You Can Make a DIY Lens with Great Bokeh Using an Old Projector Lens

‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Break Away from the Tired ‘Star Wars’ Formula

Are you tired of the same old thing from Star Wars? Well, Robert Rodriguez is here to shake ...
‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Break Away from the Tired ‘Star Wars’ Formula

Insane Christmas Movies: They’re Non-Union and Lazy, So Why Do We Love Them?

Ready to cuddle up with a bonkers, bad Christmas movie? Tell me if this sounds like you. It’s ...
Insane Christmas Movies: They’re Non-Union and Lazy, So Why Do We Love Them?

Where You Can Get the Top 10 Mirrorless Cameras of 2021

What are some of the best mirrorless cameras on the market? In today’s large market, it’s pretty hard ...
Where You Can Get the Top 10 Mirrorless Cameras of 2021

Combine These Tools to Craft Better Digital FX

​Maxon has announced an update to the Cineware for Unreal plugin, and it’s a big opportunity for VFX ...
Combine These Tools to Craft Better Digital FX

Key Grip Sanjay Sami Breaks Down the Impossible 70-Second Take from ‘The French Dispatch’

Long takes are hard. Mix that with the ambitious mind of Wes Anderson, and you have yourself one ...
Key Grip Sanjay Sami Breaks Down the Impossible 70-Second Take from ‘The French Dispatch’

Eight Essential Cuts Every Video Editor Needs to Know

How many different types of edit points exist in the world of post-production? The answer to that question ...
Eight Essential Cuts Every Video Editor Needs to Know

Why Make Movies? We Discuss

In looking back at 2021, we look forward to an uncertain yet exciting future. As the pandemic bled ...
Why Make Movies? We Discuss

Data Storage and Backups—Strategies for Filmmakers

Jack Schofield said, “Data doesn’t really exist unless you have at least two copies of it.” This post ...
Data Storage and Backups—Strategies for Filmmakers

Apple Dropped a Stop-Motion ‘Ted Lasso’ for the Holidays

Stop-motion Ted is still Ted. There’s nothing like a little stop-motion during the holiday season. Now we have ...
Apple Dropped a Stop-Motion ‘Ted Lasso’ for the Holidays

Adobe Premiere Pro Gets More Creative with December Updates

Character Animator is getting smarter, too. Not to get lost in all the holiday bustle and shuffle, but ...
Adobe Premiere Pro Gets More Creative with December Updates

Ben Affleck Knows the Real Reason ‘The Last Duel’ Suffered at the Box Office

Ben Affleck says the whole industry has changed. I loved The Last Duel. It was a complex and ...
Ben Affleck Knows the Real Reason ‘The Last Duel’ Suffered at the Box Office

James Cameron and Denis Villeneuve Tell You What Movies Look Like in the Future

How do two of the most celebrated filmmakers see the future of movies? Let’s find out! The world ...
James Cameron and Denis Villeneuve Tell You What Movies Look Like in the Future

‘Nightmare Alley’ Weaves Art, Cinema, Philosophy, and Greek Tragedy into a Desperate Warning

Peeling back the layers of Guillermo del Toro’s tour-de-force Nightmare Alley reveals countless references, influences, and utter darkness. ...
<div>‘Nightmare Alley’ Weaves Art, Cinema, Philosophy, and Greek Tragedy into a Desperate Warning</div>

Editing ‘Blind Ambition’ with Paul Murphy

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<div>Editing ‘Blind Ambition’ with Paul Murphy</div>

What Movies Entered the National Registry in 2021?

The Library of Congress has a pretty great movie collection. Yesterday, the Library of Congress unveiled its annual ...
What Movies Entered the National Registry in 2021?

Are Audiences Rebelling Against Long Movies?

More than ever before, audiences are concerned about movie length. During the COVID pandemic, binging TV shows was ...
Are Audiences Rebelling Against Long Movies?

‘Game of Thrones’ DP Rob McLachlan Shares His Favorite Cinematic Images and His (New) Favorite Camera

Forget low-light, Sony VENICE 2 can shoot in moonlight. Here’s what Robert McLachlan, ASC, CSC thinks this means ...
‘Game of Thrones’ DP Rob McLachlan Shares His Favorite Cinematic Images and His (New) Favorite Camera

Adobe Announces Stripped-Down Creative Cloud Express Service

Adobe Creative Cloud is a great professional tool for a turn-key post-production workflow. However, with 17 different applications ...
Adobe Announces Stripped-Down Creative Cloud Express Service

Embracing the Suck—Making a Short Film in the COVID Age

These filmmakers didn’t let the pandemic get in their way. This post was written by Chris Donaldson. Read ...
Embracing the Suck—Making a Short Film in the COVID Age

Apple Rumored to Be Working on 27″ M1 iMac Pro for 2022

Is a 27″ iMac coming next spring? Last week we speculated that Apple is gradually winding its transition ...
Apple Rumored to Be Working on 27″ M1 iMac Pro for 2022

Nicolas Cage Stars in a Massively Weird Role He Was Born to Play

Are you ready for Nic Cage playing Nic Cage?  From director Tom Gormican comes a meta heist comedy, ...

Sir Kenneth Branagh on ‘Belfast’, Cinema History, Growing Up, and Being Human

Branagh shares how and why he approached adult-sized issues from the perspective of a child Do you remember ...
Sir Kenneth Branagh on ‘Belfast’, Cinema History, Growing Up, and Being Human

B&H Giveaway: Light It Up This Christmas with a Brand New Luxli Viola²

LED boards are a hot commodity around here. They’re lightweight, powerful, and emit little heat. And nobody does ...
B&H Giveaway: Light It Up This Christmas with a Brand New Luxli Viola²

Paul Thomas Anderson Says We Need Movies of All Sizes for Hollywood to be Successful

This Valley kid wants us all to believe in the power and magic of movies. Every Paul Thomas ...
Paul Thomas Anderson Says We Need Movies of All Sizes for Hollywood to be Successful

The 2021 Black List Is Unveiled (What Scripts Did Hollywood Love This Year?)

What are the most-liked screenplays in Hollywood? The Black List is an annual tradition amongst Hollywood executives. They ...
The 2021 Black List Is Unveiled (What Scripts Did Hollywood Love This Year?)

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 12.13.21

Headlining our Deals of the Week—save $750 on a Z Cam, $20 on a Zoom H1n 2 Track ...
The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week 12.13.21

Here Are the 2022 Golden Globe Noms

The HFPA quietly announced its 2022 nominees this morning. It’s been a tough year for the HFPA. The ...
Here Are the 2022 Golden Globe Noms

Can DIY Filmmakers Create Their Own Virtual Production?

It’s called “the Volume,” but its official name is Stagecraft. And it’s the game-changing method by which the ...
Can DIY Filmmakers Create Their Own Virtual Production?

Why You Should Watch ‘The Lord of the Rings’ This Holiday Season

Number one: it is precious to me. Maybe you’re a fan already. Maybe, like me, you have been ...
Why You Should Watch ‘The Lord of the Rings’ This Holiday Season

Check Out These Video Creator Gift Ideas

We’re in the holiday season now, and there’s no better time to purchase some new gear for yourself ...
Check Out These Video Creator Gift Ideas

Have You Seen the 2022 Sundance Lineup?

Check out the prestigious films that will play at Sundance this year. Sundance is one of our favorite ...
Have You Seen the 2022 Sundance Lineup?

Read the Script Treatment for the “Greatest Movie” James Cameron Never Made

The MCU could have looked a whole lot different. Long before Sam Raimi brought our favorite neighborhood Spider-Man ...
Read the Script Treatment for the “Greatest Movie” James Cameron Never Made

Check Out the VBI Report of Representation During the Pandemic Era

Did the pandemic help increase representation in film and TV? Representation is important for many reasons. Seeing your ...
Check Out the VBI Report of Representation During the Pandemic Era

‘Sight and Sound’ Polled 100 Critics—Here Are Their 50 Best Movies of 2021

Sight & Sound aren’t messing around. Every year I await the Sight and Sound list of the best ...
‘Sight and Sound’ Polled 100 Critics—Here Are Their 50 Best Movies of 2021

James Bond Producer Says Character Will Always Be a Man

There’s a lot of debate about who should be the next Bond. But apparently, we can eliminate all ...

What’s Going On with the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Coverage?

Did the Austin Film Festival bite off more than it can chew? We also talk updates to the ...
What’s Going On with the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Coverage?

Join the Aputure Holiday Party Next Tuesday for Amazing Deals

Aputure has had a strong year with the LS 1200d Pro leading the pack, and in the middle ...
Join the Aputure Holiday Party Next Tuesday for Amazing Deals

This Is Why Dialogue Has Gotten Harder to Understand and How We Can Fix It

I promise it’s not your ears. Over the past few years, it seems that dialogue in films has ...
This Is Why Dialogue Has Gotten Harder to Understand and How We Can Fix It

From Big-Budget to Micro-Budget: How We Hustled to Make It Happen

Learn how a first-time feature director dealt with the day-to-day challenges in the filmmaking process. This post was ...
From Big-Budget to Micro-Budget: How We Hustled to Make It Happen

Why ‘Dune’ Was Shot on Digital, Transferred to 35mm, Then Scanned to Digital

All for a movie that most people will watch on an iPhone (just sayin’)… If you ever wanted ...
<div>Why ‘Dune’ Was Shot on Digital, Transferred to 35mm, Then Scanned to Digital</div>

Killer Kaiju: How the Giant Creatures Made Waves in Cinema

These massive monsters only have one thing on their minds—destroying the tallest building they can find. One thing ...
Killer Kaiju: How the Giant Creatures Made Waves in Cinema

Dolph Lundgren On Hollywood, Ambition, and Changing Course

You may know Dolph Lundgren from his neverending list of action-packed roles, but you may not truly know ...
Dolph Lundgren On Hollywood, Ambition, and Changing Course

Take This Free Class on Finding Representation

Are you a writer or director seeking representation? Join this free class from Sundance Co//ab. Anyone who is ...
Take This Free Class on Finding Representation

Never Forget a Credit with the New Endcrawl Template

End credits are one of those things impossible to get perfect the first time, but Endcrawl is making ...
Never Forget a Credit with the New Endcrawl Template

Ten Filmmaking Tips from Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson wants you to stay true to yourself. There are few things more transportive in Hollywood than ...
Ten Filmmaking Tips from Wes Anderson

2022 Is Shaping Up to Be a Huge Year for Apple’s Next-Gen Mac

Are you ready, Apple fans? With the two-year transition from Intel to Apple Silicon winding down, Apple’s attention ...
2022 Is Shaping Up to Be a Huge Year for Apple’s Next-Gen Mac

How Being Trapped in an Actual Haunted House Inspired This Psychological Horror Short

What happens when you spend lockdown with a ghost in the Hollywood Hills? No, it’s not hell, it’s ...
How Being Trapped in an Actual Haunted House Inspired This Psychological Horror Short

Tarantino Turned Down Daniel Day-Lewis, Sean Penn, and William Hurt for This Movie Role

Sometimes you see a particular character in your head. After Tarantino made Reservoir Dogs, people wanted to work ...

What Does the National Board of Review Say Are the Top Movies of 2021?

What are your top films of 2021? Since 1909, the National Board of Review has dedicated its efforts ...
What Does the National Board of Review Say Are the Top Movies of 2021?

Watch Edgar Wright Break Down His Favorite Scenes in His Career So Far

From Spaced to his latest film Last Night in Soho, Wright breaks down his favorite visual tricks from ...
Watch Edgar Wright Break Down His Favorite Scenes in His Career So Far

Some AFF28 Screenplay Feedback Goes Viral for Its Poor Quality

If you pay good money, you expect good notes! The Austin Film Festival bills itself as one of ...
Some AFF28 Screenplay Feedback Goes Viral for Its Poor Quality

Sony’s Latest Roadmap Update Comes to the FX9

Sony’s latest roadmap firmware update for the FX9 has been a bit overdue, but version 3.0 is finally ...
Sony’s Latest Roadmap Update Comes to the FX9

Wooden Camera’s 2021 Component Roundup

Looking to rig your camera out for cinematic shoots? Obviously, you need a solid camera to capture great ...
Wooden Camera’s 2021 Component Roundup