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Filmmaking is art of taking a storyline, and developing it into a full cinematic feature.
This question does not make much sence but I will answer it with the best of my ability. Youtube has a lot of film tutorials. Channels like Film Riot, Freddiew, and indie mogul cover all that you may need.
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You can find the 'top 25 foley artists' listed in Los Angeles, on LinkedIn, if you like that option. As well, you can contact the Foley Artist Guild in Los Angeles, to find other options.
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Unofficially is when a woman in skirt, seated, shows her underwear (or lack of it), accidentally or on propose. It is more a popular term than a film making term. An example is the most famous scene in "Basic Instincts" (1992).
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Nothing can be truly the greatest movie ever. True objectivity is impossible. The closest we can come is inter-subjectivity which means that a majority thinks that something is the greatest movie ever made (although, anyone can disagree). There's really no correct answer to this question.
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A story board is a board with pictures illustrating a story.
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When the mind fills in missing visual information that is not presented in the film.
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You can review a complete vocabulary of Cinematic Terms on the site, below.
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Continuity in cinema is about making sure that people and things don't jump around in time (temporal continuity) or space (spatial continuity). For example if there's a scene of a conversation between two characters, one of whom is smoking a cigarette, and the camera is cutting from one to the other…
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Netflix lists over 100, 000 titles. There are over 43,000 the MPAA's catalog movies and easily that again in films not listed with them. And then there are the TV moves and TV shows...
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I went to the Zaki Gordon Institute in Sedona, AZ. It was a great quick one-year program that was really hands on. Depending on what you want to do in filmmaking, it's a great technical program with lots of really great instructors. Another AnswerDepending on what part of filmmaking you want to lear…
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I think this one is probably the best - http://www.christianfilmmakers.org/
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Yes, Filmmaking can be use as a distance education learning for education and knowledge for the people that they can easily find there dreams and opportunity to stand and make there name/fame. It also help those who learn and make creative work in this field. Filmmaking can be a one of the best subj…
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Their address is: Hollywood Records, Inc. 500 S Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521-6369 USA Their phone # is 818.560.5670. Good luck! - Mason
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1. Write your ideas down on paper. 2. Gather up ideas and type a script. 3. Read script, and capture images in your mind, then transfer those images into a grid of squares which is the story board. 4. Re-Arrange if needed, Add more if needed, Take away if needed, this is all in the process of creati…
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The best free website for viewing movies, and TV shows on the PlayStation 3's web browser are listed below (Note For New Answerers, Please Add Your Best 'Virus Free' Websites Below This Text, And Please Do Not Remove This Text and do not add www or dot com) websites: Netflix Los Movies Crackle …
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With 'blockbuster' films budgeted at several hundred million each and many exceeding these budgets, it may be safe to say that hundreds of millions in US dollars are invested in films annually, all of which expect a rate of return. A low-budget film is usually one to five million. Movies are also m…
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According to its Wikipedia entry: "DVD ("digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995." One or more of these inventors is sure to claim the 'first', but it is unclear which one is …
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Since there is so much money to be made and lost in the film industry, and since there are laws designed to protect 'art', the primary legal issues involved in filmmaking are copyrights. Union workers are also a large legal component in filmmaking. As well, rights to use music and other copyright ma…
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Don't try to be like those popular people in movies and on tv with an attitude, you will be anything but popular. The number one thing to do is to be outgoing; don't be shy.
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The amount of pay a Production Sound Mixer makes varies greatly depending on experience, type of movie, location, difficultly of project, movie's budget, etc.A Production Sound Mixer can earn anywhere from $250.00 (U.S.) a day up to $600.00 a day or more for his fee. Add to that the fee he or she ge…
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You can review the list, below, to choose the longest movie you want to reference, depending on other variables.
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The first question for YOU to answer is what do you really want to do? There are a lot of different jobs available in the professional film industry. Getting a movie made takes more than just a Director and Actors. So first, figure out what it is you SPECIFICALLY want to do. Then, you need to find …
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Steven Speilberg.
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Wrap is a phrase used by the director in the early days of the film industry to signal the end of filming. Nowadays, the call is more commonly "that's a wrap!"Wrap is an acronym for Wind Reel And Print
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One could say that The center of filmmaking is Los Angeles, California.
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You may not be successful in finding such a discipline in an academic institution. However, you could take either a major or a minor course of study in either environmental sciences and filmmaking, and proceed from there until you believe that you are ready to construct the film you want.
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A film editor works with the director and crafts the 'raw footage' shot by scenes into the flow of the movie that you see on the screen. You can read more, below.
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yes,because he's jewish
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The three main types of animation are the following: 1) Traditional Animation - drawn by hand. 2) Stop Motion Animation - moving an object slightly and for each slight movement taking a picture of it. 3) Computer Animation - Using software to animate. - The Endeavourer -------------------------…
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As a Production Sound Mixer and Boom Operator, my advice on the best way to become a Boom Operator is to introduce yourself to a sound mixer, tell them you're interested in learning the craft and would like to visit the set and watch. You could also volunteer to assist at no cost in doing things the…
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preproduction, production, postproduction
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The basic role of flimmaking is the art of telling a story around a campfire -- screen -- surrounded by humans -- the audience -- in the dark -- auditorium. This role is as basic as humans themselves.
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Yes and no. Your answer depends on you. There is no standard.
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Movie sets can range from the very simple, to very complex. On a low budget film, the producers would look to use existing buildings and locations so as to not have to spend money on the construction of sets. On a big budget film, set designers are hired and told what is needed. They will bring in…
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Depending on the film school you attend, you'll generally start with an introduction to the process for making films. Generally, you'll learn what you don't already know. Then, you can specialize in acting, directing, producing, crew work and so forth, depending on which of these best suits your t…
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The Boom Operator on a movie set is a person who is the second in command in the Sound Department. Her/His duties include holding what is called a Boom Pole, which is a long fiber or aluminum pole, which typically has a shotgun mic affixed to the end, over the heads of the actors to pick up their di…
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This is strictly a judgement call, and you are the judge. In order to find the 'best' place for you to study, you can decide what you want to know, what you already know, and what you need to learn. Then find offerings that can help you learn what you need to learn.
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From Wikipedia: "Mise-en-scène or placing on stage is an expression used to describe the design aspects of a theatre or film production, which essentially means 'visual theme'' or 'telling a story' - both in visually artful ways through storyboarding, cinematography and stage design, and in poetica…
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Grips fill two major functions on a film set. First is to secure, mount and 'grip' the camera, so that the director of photography can use the camera as intended for the shot. Second function is to work with the electrical team to set up lighting as dictated by the director of photography.
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First, you would want to consult with an adult film attorney to make sure that it is required in the State you seek to produce adult films in. You would also speak to the "adult film attorney "on the other legal requirements of the State you intend to produce adult films in.Up to recently, Californ…
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Digital filmmaking versus Conventioanl filmmaking has become a heated debate ever since the former became popular in the '90s. Digital filmmaking has proven however to be the more effective, durable, high quality and efficient method, and this is proven by the shift of many filmmakers from tradition…
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Actually, they don't need any. One option is to apprentice to an established director. And, there are two-year and four-year courses offered in cinematography, acting, sound design, and various forms of literary storytelling. All of these courses will help you as a director.
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maybe 6 or 5 or to make it a really good movie 10
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For filmmaking, degrees mean little. Experience is more important. You'll find the most successful filmmakers rarely went to school for it.
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Your answer depends on the job you want in filmmaking. Directors, producers, actors, photographers, sound and lighting team members all have different sets of skills.
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There is no specific correct order, it all depends on who the director/producers wants to credit and what order they decide to.
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Montage can reveal significant elements of the story quickly, and can represent the passage of time, the development of a core story plot point and so forth.
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The gaffer is the chief electrician on a movie set. S/He is responsible for lighting the set. His/her crew is made up of men and women who work as "electricians" also know as electrics. Sometimes they swing departments and are called Grip/Electrics. You have to have experience before you can get hi…
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Your answer depends on who the director is directing. The director can direct the camera team, the sound team, the lighting team, the set and costume team, and the actors. As with any industry, professionals use shorthand terms that all participants understand. You can review the site, below, to fi…
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Your answer depends on the job in filmmaking that you want. Basically, your concept and appreciation for story is key.
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Your answer depends on your position within this structure. Where ever you occupy a position, you can look about and find ways to improve the process and the results.
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Chris E David and Kevin Singh are the poineers. In 2003 they shot a film entitled "Jungle City" it wasn't a professional film but lead them to other projects with very small crews and very low budgets they became South Africa's first Guerilla Filmmaking Poineers.
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Film making begin in the late 1890s.
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Of course. Especially if the filmmaker is a director, this person together with the producers, is responsible for the entirety of the project. If the filmmaker is an actor or a behind-the-lens worker, s/he may have a defense against claims made against the film.
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Without endorsement, you can review the site below, to learn more about such a Web site -- WithoutABox --where you can enroll, and participate in film and screenplay competitions.
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Everything you see in a film that is not the story has been delivered to you by way of technology. Technology includes film, cameras, lights, sound, music, projector, speakers and more. Technology involved in filmmaking includes film, digital media, sound, foley inserts, actor voice dubbing, backgr…
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A true, 'native' 3-D movie is filmed using 3-D cameras, and except for that difference, are shot on similar schedules to other films of the genre. Some films are converted to 3-D from native 2-D film. You can read more about this process, below. The amount of time it takes to convert a film using t…
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Sound used to create dramatic effect.Examples are:The voice of god, narration, SFX (guns/explosions etc) and mood music.They are basically sounds that are added in the editing process.It can be any noise which is not naturally in the clip. An example, is often, in most films, music is added for a ce…
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A gaffer works exclusively with lightening set ups and delivering electricity to lights. A grip works more with the camera department (such as operating cranes and dollies)
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The craft of building sets includes carpentry, painting, decorating and more. As well, depending on the requirements of the story, other crafts or skills may be required. Generally, everyone involved in making a film is known as crew.
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What are the contemporary visual techniques utilized in television production and film making?
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As a product, the goal of films is to give emotional baths to viewers. Any visual or audible tool in a director's toolkit that precipitates an emotion is useful in either presenting, underscoring or subtly introducing an emotion. Some colours are emotional. For example, when you note the costume cha…
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There is a lot of etiquette for movie sets. You are allowed to talk softly until the Assistant Director yells out "Stand By" and then "Quiet Please...roll sound" and then after that, no one is allowed to talk except the actors and the Director. When the Director yells "Cut" those who have jobs on se…
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Between scenes, in order to support continuity of the story, some screenwriters and more commonly a director, will follow one scene element with a similar element in the next scene. For example, at the end of one scene a character ___; at the beginning of another scene a character _____:Opens a door…
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A montage consists of several either still photos or time-lapse scenes used to convey progress. For example, when a character's arc develops from childhood to early adulthood with less-than-significant, or repetitive actions over 10 years, a montage lasting less than one minute could be used to tell…
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Pretty much as The boss's cut. The last word, doesn't matter if it's rigth or wrong.
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you should study it because of all of the special effects you will have to use. You know how the saying goes it isn't as easy as it looks! You don't just push the start button and start making a film it has to take knowledge from which skilled film makers which have already gone to school need to te…
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Montage -- a series of stills or quick images -- moves the story forward in ways that can avoid gaps in time or plot development.
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You could try Shooting People. At https://shootingpeople.org/home#make This is a site where you can can hire and apply for jobs in Indie filmmakers films. You can also collaborate with other filmmakers. Or you could write a script rent a camera and ask friends and family to help you make your fi…
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There are 2 main types. The soviet montage, bases in investigations by Lev Kulechov in wich 3 different images conbined in different ways would create different ideas. The order of the images as the main element of language. The natural editing in wich movement, cuts transitions and shots along with…
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A commercial film is produced and distributed so that it can earn money. This is as opposed to an industrial film, which is typically educational or promotional.
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You can review the site, below, and learn more about the basics of editing film. Every director choose the primary techniques that fit the story s/he is telling.
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One definition explains the qualifier as the best, the most perfect example. A quintessential film may be one that in some way, meets the definition of 'the best' or the 'most perfect example'. The name of the film(s) will be completely subjective, since there is no quantifiable way to name 'the' q…
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Here are the key steps for film making : 1. Firstly you must brain storm your ideas to sort out your ideas, i find it best to do this in a 'spider diagram format' 2. Then once you have a vague idea of what the storyline is your need to make a storyboard. in this you need to say what happens in the…
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This juxtaposition of two actors may be a director's choice that could imply: The relative position of each character in the current situationThe superior character's command of respect, wisdom or some other emotionThe inferior character's inner struggle with lack of self-confidenceor, some other su…
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The most obvious carry-over could be the demonstrative, animated acting that early filmmakers believed was required because early films lacked sound.
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Watching movies being made, and understanding the process required to begin the actual filming process could be compared to watching sausage being made. The end product can be wonderful, but the process is filled with setbacks, political differences, swaps in and out of key players, and so forth: no…
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Any agent who works for any 'talent' involved in filmmaking works at engaging work for a client.
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In early films, as below: "Arc lamps were used in some early motion-picture studios to illuminate interior shots."
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Yes. Sound began to appear in motion pictures in the late 1920s. Silent films, while still being made, would quickly disappear soon after.
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The Key Grip is the head of the grip department on set. S/He is in charge of instructing the crew in moving everything around the set, which includes the setting up of cutters, 4 by 4 solids, all the mechanical apparatus needed for shooting on set, dolly track, etc. The Key Grip is the boss over all…
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If you pursued this course of study in academia, your options may be dictated by your major. A science major, for example, could be used to pursue visual exploration of scientific phenomenon. Same with law or medicine. Coupled with literature or other arts as a major, you could lean toward film as y…
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James Cagney was billed below-- several actresses in The Seven Little Foys (1955)and A Midsummer's Night Dream (1935).-- Evalyn Knapp in Sinners Holiday (1930)-- Dorothy Mathews in The Doorway to Hell (1930)-- Mary Astor in Other Men's Women (1931)-- Florence Arliss in The Millionaire (1931)-- Doris…
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Filmmakers, except those who work for corporations, develop unique projects. Part of the project is the budget for payroll, which will include monies budgeted for the filmmaker.
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Next time you go to the movies, read the credits to determine what kind of work you want to do in the 'film industry'. Different educational tracks are available for students who want to work in the industry, depending on whether you want to work in front of or behind the camera.What you can 'do' is…
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Well, strange question because it is in fact both. To some degree it depends on for whom you are talking about. For the director, who has the artistic vision of what the movie is about, and how it should look, etc, is is typically an art. For him, the business side of things is often a real drag, …
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You may be referring to the addition of an audio track -- talkies -- advancing movies away from all silent films.
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Every human is socially responsible for their influence on other humans. That said, a filmmaker's obligation may increase if funding is provided by others who subscribe in social responsibility.
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Your answer depends on the aspect of filmmaking about which you wish to locate information. Each of the credit areas that you see at the end of a film are areas that you may want to investigate. You can pick an area and search the Internet to discover the material you want.
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It's essentially another term for visual effects, i.e. effects added to the movie after filming like replacing a blue screen with a background plate. The name is a hold-over from the pre-computer days when visual effects were done in the laboratory on an optical printer.
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There's no such thing as "typical day". That is why is so much fun.
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Films are promoted through the distributor, who may launch any level of campaign for a film. Often for 'blockbuster' films that take in tens of millions at the box office, promoters spend up to the budget of the film on marketing.
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