A thought that crosses any aspiring filmmaker’s mind is the question of whether or not he or she should get their MFA, or their masters of fine arts, in film. Depending on your MFA program, you may have to pay out of pocket to produce your own short film. Or, […]
“To really understand light and be able to light, you have to understand how it makes you feel.” – Roger Deakins Roger Deakins, a renowned cinematographer, credited for movies such as 1917 and Blade Runner 2049, argues that the image stored in your head is more important than traditional film […]
A close-up you say? Shots taken in such detail are often unnerving for many people. From pores to pimples, this type of image is capable of revealing any so-called imperfections on someone’s skin. An important thing to note is that makeup and styling in film and TV is not just […]
Sometimes, the measurements of a room can spell your downfall. You come up with another awesome idea for a video or short film, only to be confronted with a filming area MUCH smaller than you imagined.
Creating the perfect outdoor setting is everything when it comes to filmmaking, and capturing stellar outside lighting can make or break the overall tone of a film.
Music video production, like most other artistic projects, can be a very challenging and demanding process. However, it can also be a very thrilling and exhilarating experience.
The filmmaking landscape, in this day and age, has become more massive and competitive than ever. It has also become a more readily available and accessible art form compared to the past where it seemed hidden within the gates of Hollywood and renowned film schools. There’s been an immense growth […]
Many young, aspiring filmmakers tend to ask themselves: Should I go to film school? This question seems to be getting asked more and more frequently as time goes on while the film industry continues to grow. Nowadays, it seems like filmmakers now have access to an abundance of resources and […]
This is a question many young people might be asking themselves if they’re considering film school. Going to school for film can be the right choice for many people, but it depends on the person and which program they choose. The simple answer to this question is that it depends. […]
If you’re a student looking to go to film school, you might be wondering if it’s the right choice for you and if film school is worth it. We’ve written some blogs about film school already, such as one about the benefits and drawbacks of going to school for film […]
We asked two professionals in the industry what their opinions are on film school and whether they think it’s worth it or not. We talked to Harrison Kracht, who is a grip in I.A.T.S.E Local 491 and has worked on big-budget features and series such as Ford v. Ferrari and […]
Considering going to film school? Looking for a list of the best film schools? Consider this, going to a film school is a great way to build your network! In an industry all about connections and who you know, an education in film is an ideal way to meet fellow […]