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Filmmaking and Film Editing consists of articles on filmmaking from an idea with scriptwriting, casting, shooting, editing, and screening. Film editing consists of the creative post-production procedure. Its the selection and combining of shots into sequences for a finished film.

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The Production Schedule

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Film schools in Canada are a great alternative to more expensive and more selective programs in the United States. This article discusses the different places in the country to study film and what to

By: Michael Zunenshine l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jul 04, 2012
Kit Heathcock

South Africa film locations can double for almost anywhere in the world. Save a huge amount of travel and simplify logistics by basing a globetrotting movie or commercial production in South Africa

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jul 02, 2012
Andrew L James

When making a video, it is said that you have only ten seconds to grab your viewer's attention. With this, it is imperative that the video you will create must have an engaging content. But for those

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 29, 2012
Andrew L James

DSLR (digital single lens reflex) has become an essential part of many videographers' camera kits these days. Using a DSLR camera enables you to create a professional-looking video at a cheaper cost

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 29, 2012
Lance Winslow

Most people will tell you not to worry that Big Brother is busy doing surveillance on all us citizens. Those that are in favor of crushing freedoms to catch the occasional evildoers, terrorists, drug

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 24, 2012
Andrew L James

In order to make the best videos, there are certain factors to consider. The use of high-tech, top of the line video production gadgets plays only one part in the whole picture. Without the others, a

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 22, 2012
Andrew L James

So, to make it easier for you, here's a roundup made by the professionals who are involved in the industry of video production. Remember, these aren't just simple tips and tricks but an outline you

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 22, 2012
Andrew L James

Filmmakers have techniques to come with these amazing shots. One of these techniques is the use of green screen. Such method has been widely used these days to place actors in various kinds of

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 22, 2012
Andrew L James

The green screen technology serves a lot of benefits for the photographer or cinematographer. As long as the proper lighting and a high quality camera is used, this technology will work well. To

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 21, 2012

When you have pretty much refined your photographic skills and you further want to equip your artistic arsenal, you should think about exploring your camera's filming capability. When you do, you

By: Adam Schaller l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 20, 2012
Andrew L James

Green screen Studio's are used in everything; from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to the daily weather forecasts we see on the television. It allows a scene to take place in a completely different

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 13, 2012

The art of directing is never as easy as it seems. If you're great at film making, the people viewing your project shouldn't even notice many things that make a huge difference in the production.

By: L. Williams Seals l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 10, 2012

You'll need to adjust the arm on your steadicam just after you've adjusted the balance from the sled and placed the vest on your body. The purpose of adjusting the arm on the steadicam is to adjust

By: Ys Song Sun l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 09, 2012

For any serious film shoot, the correct lighting equipment must be chosen in line with the sensibilities of the production: the setting, the duration, the desired effect, the warmth, and the type of

By: Sebastian Bianco l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 09, 2012
Andrew L James

The setup of a room can greatly affect how people experience a meeting. It can either spark interest or it can do the complete opposite. It can be difficult to search for a perfect place that can

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 07, 2012
John K Hubbard

A multi camera event video production as the name suggests, is an event filmed using more than one camera. In this article we discover why some events require more than one camera and what roles each

By: John K Hubbard l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 05, 2012
Andrew L James

Post Production is the final stage of the Video Production Process. It involves fixing the mistakes that were not corrected during the principal shooting. This is where the magic happens; picture

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 05, 2012
Andrew L James

Green screen studios are used in everything - from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to the daily weather forecasts we see on the television - using the so-called Green Screen technology. It allows a

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 05, 2012
Andrew L James

There are standard pieces of video production equipment that are essential for every film project. So to reduce the chances of an interrupted shoot, here's a list of video equipment you're going to

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 05, 2012
John K Hubbard

Shooting an event video like a keynote address using just one camera can be quite challenging. Even though you only have a single camera to work with, you ideally need to capture the speaker, as well

By: John K Hubbard l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l May 29, 2012
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Sid Kali

Indie filmmakers all make movies from different financial places, personal motivations and creative needs. None of the reasons you make movies for really matters to a movie a distributor.

By: Sid Kali l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 113 lComments: 0

Part of any film school education involves how to set up a production schedule. The production schedule is an overall breakdown of how a film's production budget is used through the making of a film.

By: Travis Silver l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 102 lComments: 0

Video production throughout the globe has seen a lot of advancements in the past few decades. Classic works have emerged in almost all national and local languages. Good works can be seen in all

By: Nilna Mohna l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 97 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

Discover five major movies that were filmed all or part at various locations in Portugal. From 007 glamour to drama and supernatural thriller, Lisbon and other parts of Portugal have played host to

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 91 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

Looking for a host of varied film locations for a car commercial or movie? Check out the widely varied landscapes and inspiring roads to be found in South Africa, in particular around Cape Town.

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 88 lComments: 0

Rotoscoping is basically a technique used in animation as the animators capture frame by frame live action so as to develop an animation film. Earlier the captured live actions were projected onto a

By: Nilna Mohna l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 86 lComments: 0
John K Hubbard

A multi camera event video production as the name suggests, is an event filmed using more than one camera. In this article we discover why some events require more than one camera and what roles each

By: John K Hubbard l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 85 lComments: 0
Andrew L James

Video production will indeed be complex for the beginner. That can be a misconception if not given the proper guide. So here goes, the 3 EASY steps to producing your own video - Pre-Production,

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l May 29, 2012 lViews: 81 lComments: 0

A list of factors to consider before setting out to make your amateur production. Find out how to go about organising a film set.

By: Harvey McEwan l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
Bob Willems

Making a film is loaded with pitfalls. Here are a few tips to help Independent Producers get on the correct road to success.

By: Bob Willems l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
John K Hubbard

Shooting an event video like a keynote address using just one camera can be quite challenging. Even though you only have a single camera to work with, you ideally need to capture the speaker, as well

By: John K Hubbard l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l May 29, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
Kevin Railsback

With recent advances in technology, the average person now has access to affordable digital equipment that can produce imagery on par with the most stunning commercially produced films. While digital

By: Kevin Railsback l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 77 lComments: 0

Have you ever tried using stock footage yourself? If you're a filmmaker then using stock footage can be really advantageous. There are various reasons why filmmakers use stock footage. Read on to

By: E Jonason l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0

There are many kinds of films, which fall under categories like expressionist and realist films. The documentary film falls under realist filming. It depicts events as they actually are audibly and

By: Antony N Maina l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0

You're a filmmaker in the making, but don't have the funds to do your first film. You have a script and a basic idea on how to make a movie. Here are some tips to to make your flick practically for

By: Jazzmyn Banks l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 11, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Andrew L James

Green screen studios are used in everything - from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to the daily weather forecasts we see on the television - using the so-called Green Screen technology. It allows a

By: Andrew L James l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Ashley J Allen

An essay tracing the evolution of the Auteur in cinema. Has the proliferation of non-linear narrative in modern cinema affected the control and impact of the author?

By: Ashley J Allen l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jan 25, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Most people will tell you not to worry that Big Brother is busy doing surveillance on all us citizens. Those that are in favor of crushing freedoms to catch the occasional evildoers, terrorists, drug

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 24, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Mike Walley

Academy Awards for all things Dinosauria - do dinosaurs feature in Oscar winning films? As the 84th Annual Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars is almost upon us, this is an opportune time

By: Mike Walley l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

Three countries offering a very versatile selection of film production locations are South Africa, Portugal and Mauritius. Read on to find out what makes them so attractive to film productions of all

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
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Lance Winslow

Most people will tell you not to worry that Big Brother is busy doing surveillance on all us citizens. Those that are in favor of crushing freedoms to catch the occasional evildoers, terrorists, drug

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jun 24, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0

A list of factors to consider before setting out to make your amateur production. Find out how to go about organising a film set.

By: Harvey McEwan l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
Mike Walley

Academy Awards for all things Dinosauria - do dinosaurs feature in Oscar winning films? As the 84th Annual Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars is almost upon us, this is an opportune time

By: Mike Walley l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Cedric P Loiselle

Bollywood is the term used to refer to the Mumbai-based Hindi film industry, which is the largest film producer in India and the world. The term was made from a play on words between the former name

By: Cedric P Loiselle l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

You're a filmmaker in the making, but don't have the funds to do your first film. You have a script and a basic idea on how to make a movie. Here are some tips to to make your flick practically for

By: Jazzmyn Banks l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 11, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Sid Kali

Indie filmmakers all make movies from different financial places, personal motivations and creative needs. None of the reasons you make movies for really matters to a movie a distributor.

By: Sid Kali l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 11, 2012 lViews: 113 lComments: 0
Sid Kali

What I've learned the hard way is the movie distribution really starts with promoting and marketing a movie. Social media is an inexpensive way to get the word out about your movie and create a

By: Sid Kali l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 22, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Have you ever tried using stock footage yourself? If you're a filmmaker then using stock footage can be really advantageous. There are various reasons why filmmakers use stock footage. Read on to

By: E Jonason l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0

Video production throughout the globe has seen a lot of advancements in the past few decades. Classic works have emerged in almost all national and local languages. Good works can be seen in all

By: Nilna Mohna l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 97 lComments: 0

Rotoscoping is basically a technique used in animation as the animators capture frame by frame live action so as to develop an animation film. Earlier the captured live actions were projected onto a

By: Nilna Mohna l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 86 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

Discover five major movies that were filmed all or part at various locations in Portugal. From 007 glamour to drama and supernatural thriller, Lisbon and other parts of Portugal have played host to

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 91 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

Three countries offering a very versatile selection of film production locations are South Africa, Portugal and Mauritius. Read on to find out what makes them so attractive to film productions of all

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

A dramatic film location and compelling tourist attraction, Chapman's Peak Drive offers a stunning scenic drive around the Cape Peninsula. Find out more about the history of this unforgettable road

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

Looking for a host of varied film locations for a car commercial or movie? Check out the widely varied landscapes and inspiring roads to be found in South Africa, in particular around Cape Town.

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 88 lComments: 0
Kit Heathcock

South Africa film locations can double for almost anywhere in the world. Save a huge amount of travel and simplify logistics by basing a globetrotting movie or commercial production in South Africa

By: Kit Heathcock l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jul 02, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Bob Willems

Making a film is loaded with pitfalls. Here are a few tips to help Independent Producers get on the correct road to success.

By: Bob Willems l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
Ashley J Allen

An essay tracing the evolution of the Auteur in cinema. Has the proliferation of non-linear narrative in modern cinema affected the control and impact of the author?

By: Ashley J Allen l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Jan 25, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0

There are many kinds of films, which fall under categories like expressionist and realist films. The documentary film falls under realist filming. It depicts events as they actually are audibly and

By: Antony N Maina l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0
Kevin Railsback

With recent advances in technology, the average person now has access to affordable digital equipment that can produce imagery on par with the most stunning commercially produced films. While digital

By: Kevin Railsback l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 77 lComments: 0
Patrick Bedall

The 3D boom is here, and it looks like it's here to stay. Are you one of the many people who have watched a 3D program and thought about how you could put it to work for your business?

By: Patrick Bedall l Arts & Entertainment > Film Making & Editing l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
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