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Stereoscopy Guide

What you need to know before making a 3D Movie (Part Three)

What steps can you take to ensure your 3D movie is a success? This article tells you what you need to know. Part Three deals with the budget and logistics.

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Post Production

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production (Part Two)

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production. In Part Two we look at the Mixing, Mastering and Creating Deliverables stages.

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Post Production

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production (Part One)

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production. In Part One we break down the process into five categories and four major stages. We look at the Assembly Stage in detail.

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Post Production

What is Post Production?

What is Post Production, and why is it the least important part of any filmmaking process?

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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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Pre Production

What is Pre-Production?

What is pre-production, how is it it different from production, and why does it deserve to be respected?

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Making The Impossible Murder

VIII: The Impossible Post

Post production on The Impossible Murder took one year. First it went to a post-house (I won’t name them) who promised to do the editing, VFX, grading and sound mixing for a reasonable fee. After paying them a hefty advance, I learnt their editor was doing multiple jobs at the same time. The editing took […]

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Making The Impossible Murder

VII: The Impossible Shoot

Completing a film shoot on time and under budget is an act of sheer will. I won’t be going into the details of what a shoot entails. However, here’s a list of things to watch out for: The tighter the schedule, the lesser the time to think. The more well-planned you are, the more freedom […]

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Making The Impossible Murder

VI: The Impossible Logistics: Food, Travel and Living

If nothing else, an independent filmmaker must: Provide adequate, tasty and nutritious meals to all its cast and crew members, never treating anybody with prejudice as regards their designation, skill or experience. Provide comfortable travel (even if cheap), and ensure the cast and crew don’t have to struggle to find a location or place of […]