How to Take Risks With an Audience

Filmmaking is one of the most collaborative art forms on the planet. That means that as you raise your film from the script and bring it to life, you will be creating alongside many other artists of different unique skills. Cinematographers, Costume Designers, Art Directors, Composers – literally the list is huge. And everyone on

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DaVinci Resolve: Studio vs Basic

DaVinci Resolve is an amazing post-production software from Blackmagic design that lets you work on editing, coloring and audio. There are two versions of Resolve: the free Basic version (yes, seriously!) and the $299 Studio version, which includes additional features. The most recent version is DaVinci Resolve 16. DaVinci Resolve Studio If you splurge on

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How Film Directors Can Use Improv on Set

“We did improv!”  It’s a common phrase you’ll hear from actors when doing promotion for a movie. Sometimes it’s a brag about one’s creative influence, but on other film sets, directors really do encourage improvisation. Improv can work in both comedy and drama Improv has long been common in comedy – sometimes the best jokes

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