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Resources: 6 Books That Will Teach You Filmmaking

D4Darious   Thursday November 16, 2017

There is no shortage of books about filmmaking, some a lot more helpful than others. Darious Britt of D4Darious has a new post with six book selections to get you going: Master Shots by Christopher Kenworthy; Directing Actors by Judith Weston; Save the Cat by Blake Snyder; Story by Robert McKee; In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch; and 101 Things I Learned in Film School by Neil Landau and Matthew Frederick. NoFilmSchool  thinks that when it comes to screenwriting knowhow, you can skip books and read … screenplays.   Read the full Story >>

Screening Room: Removing Jefferson Davis from New Orleans

Vimeo   Thursday November 16, 2017

The 17-minute documentary Goodbye, Old Glory  is a verité-style look at the protests surrounding the removal of the Jefferson Davis monument in New Orleans. Produced and directed by filmmaker and photographer Jordan Haro, the film was shot entirely at night, adding to the drama of the event. Haro includes interviews with supporters of the momument and ANTIIFA counter-protestors, capturing America’s social divide.   Read the full Story >>

Tutorial: A Solo Operator's Guide for Perfect Wedding Shots

PremiumBeat   Thursday November 16, 2017

Shooting wedding videos can be tough, especially if you are doing it all by yourself . “Unlike your typical film shoot, you can’t really ask the bride and groom to do a second take on the kiss because your ISO was at the wrong setting,” notes PremiumBeat, which features a guide for solo wedding videographers. The guide covers everything from the gear you’ll need to scouting locations, shooting pre-wedding b-roll, shooting a processional and the all-important ceremonial kiss.   Read the full Story >>

Time Lapse: A New Zealand Odyssey Shot with the Sony a7R III

Sony Alpha Universe   Thursday November 16, 2017

Drew Geraci is the time-lapse wizard behind the masterful opening credits of Netflix’s House of Cards, so it’s little wonder that he got his hands on the new Sony a7R III early on. And he’s used the camera to create a stunning video, Zealandia: A Timelapse Odyssey. Go here  to see Geraci in action while shooting another time lapse in the Swiss Alps. And go here  to learn time lapse from Geraci. Because why not learn from the best?   Read the full Story >>

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