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General Filmmaking

How to be a Filmmaker. The Definitive Guide.

This article helps you get on the road to be a filmmaker, and what you can expect on the way.

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Basic Cinematography

Cinematographer vs Director. Who Decides What?

Who decides what on a film set, and why do cinematographers and directors fight all the time? Here’s your answer!

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Film Trivia

13 Books for Directors, by Directors

13 great books by directors on the subject of film direction.

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General Filmmaking

Understanding Style in Cinema (Part Three): Recreating Style

Is there any way on earth that one can develop one’s own movie style? Let’s find out.

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Advanced Cinematography Concepts

Understanding Wireless Video Production (Part Two)

What does it take to make a production set completely ready for wireless video? This article shows you how to get started.

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General Filmmaking

The Ideal Viewfinder for Directors

Want to know how to find the ideal viewfinder for directors? This article gives you a simple guide to finding your ideal soul mate.

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Pre Production

An Overview of the different Stages of Pre-production (Part Two)

A solid pre-production is the key to any successful production. Let’s break down the stages involved in pre-production and explain their importance.

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Film Trivia

Three Great Books for Directors, on Directing

Three Great Books for Directors, on Directing, how to direct and handle yourself on a set.

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General Filmmaking

Film School or Not?

Here’s my latest video on the subject: This article was written in 2012, but it’s still relevant today! My uncle taught himself how to drive with a borrowed car. He learned the hard way. I learnt driving in a school, with a one-on-one instructor. Both of us can drive. I went to a school because […]

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Film Trivia

The Top 3 Directors of All Time

If Sidney Lumet has been my guru, then, as far as film direction is concerned, these are the directors I look up to as a role models of the highest order: 1. Akira Kurosawa   Akira Kurosawa holds the number one position, being the most prolific, successful, artistic and commercial of the three directors. He’s […]