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How to Make a Blockbuster Movie Trailer

By Benjamin Craig, posted 18 August 2017

The super-talented Craven Moorhaus and Zak Koonce (aka Auralnauts) have created the perfect blueprint for your blockbuster movie trailer.

Common Mistakes Directors Make When Adapting a Book into a Movie

By Zoe Baker, posted 7 June 2017

News that a certain beloved book is being adapted into a movie or even worse, a blockbuster, is concomitantly met with both joy and dismay by the same category of people - the fans. Simply put, with a few exceptions, a movie adaptation will almost always disappoint die-hard fans. This happens because some unspoken elements and feelings cannot be transmitted via a screen over 120 minutes.

Clint Eastwood Gives the Cinema Masterclass at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

By Benjamin Craig, posted 22 May 2017

The Masterclass is an annual festival fixture in which a respected film practitioner is invited to talk about their approach and their body of work. Watch Clint Eastwood give the 2017 edition, moderated by legendary film critic Kenneth Turan.

How to Film Safely at Height

By Leila Jones, posted 16 May 2017

There is no doubt that filming at height allows you to create beautiful shots that would be impossible to get with your feet on the ground, but it also comes with an element of danger. You could fall, or you could drop something and it hits a person below. In some cases, you might get stuck and the rescue services canít get to you. For that reason, it's incredibly important to take into account health and safety when you're working at height. You'll need to create a plan of action, measure the risks and take action to prevent them.

Behind the Scenes With the New RED Weapon 8K Camera on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

By Benjamin Craig, posted 8 May 2017

Go behind the scenes with Guardians' Director James Gunn and Director of Photography Henry Braham, BSC as they discuss their vision for the movie and the experience they wanted to give viewers. Their desire to display a larger-than-life adventure that is punctuated with intimate human moments made the compact form factor and large sensor size of the WEAPON 8K VV the perfect camera to capture the immersive experience they desired.

The Economist Thinks We've Reached 'Peak Indie'

By Benjamin Craig, posted 3 March 2017

Anyone working in the indie scene over the past few years will have noted the paradox that now exists between the exponential increase in the availability of new distribution platforms and the ever-increasing difficulty for indie films to recoup their budgets.

Pixar in a Box - Free 9 Part Course in Storytelling

By Benjamin Craig, posted 16 February 2017

Khan Academy has teamed up with the master storysmiths at Pixar to provide a video course in the art of storytelling. And if that wasn't cool enough, the whole course is available for free.

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