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- Download The 'Casablanca' Script PDF: Perfection by Teamwork Many people consider the "Casablanca" script to be the perfect example of an excellent screenplay. We look at the PDF and show you why! Where were you when you first saw Casablanca? If it was in a theater in 1942, congratulations on being alive. If you're like me and saw it later, what was the first thing you noticed? For me, Casablanca just f […]
- What Does a Producer Do? We know the tangible skills of most people on set, but what about a producer? What exactly do they do? Perhaps you're curious about the way the industry works, or you want to get into producing, or you just want some general knowledge. Regardless, you've come to the right place. Producers are extremely important within film and television, but ther […]
- The Soul-Crushing Boredom That Birthed 1990s 'Cubicle Movies'How do movies communicate times of peace and economic stability...and the dreary boredom that comes along with it? Something cool happened in U.S. in the 90s. Everything was...pretty good. The economy was booming. Jobs were plentiful. Michael Jordan came back to basketball. The internet became a thing! It was a time when Fridays were reserved for prime time […]
- How to Get The Super 8 Film LookThe vintage look is all the rage right now. Instagram filters, presets, in-camera color profiles (Fuji's to be specific), and an innumerable amount of Instagram-friendly apps are all embracing the vintage and "home-video" style of imaging. However, if you really want a custom look, you still have to do it yourself. In this tutorial, I'll […]
- What Are Anton Chekhov’s Six Rules For Writing Fiction (and Scripts)?We know about Chekhov's gun, but what are his six rules for writing fiction, and how do they apply to screenplays? If you want to be a screenwriter you have to sit down and write. No amount of rules or strategies will help you. But if you want to procrastinate and need a kick in the pants to get going, Anton Chekhov has a few tips for you. Chekhov is fa […]
- Aputure's New Lantern is Super Affordable and Sets Up in SecondsAputure is now shipping their Lantern Softbox, a rugged unit for getting soft light where you need it. One of the most popular low-budget lighting tricks is the simple soft ball light, often called "china balls," available at many hardware stores. The large ball creates a nice soft light, but the drawback has traditionally been mounting and durabil […]
- Aputure's Most Powerful LED Gets Updated with Even More Punch Popular LED maker Aputure has revised their 300D for even more punch with the new 300D Mark II. LED lights were originally more focused on being soft than on having real punch. They started as panel units designed as a fill light or a soft key. For punch, and the ability to shoot light across a room, you still wanted to get a joker HMI or even a tungsten uni […]
- What's the Difference Between the Main Character and a Protagonist? The main character of your story will attract the most star power when it comes to casting. But are they the same as the protagonist? When you're writing or researching your screenplay you come across lots of different definitions. People want to assign all sorts of monikers to the characters within your story. You'll no doubt hear about the main c […]
- Download The 'Breaking Bad' Pilot ScriptThe Breaking Bad pilot script is widely considered one of the greatest of all time. So what can you learn from this screenplay download? The Breaking Bad pilot debuted on January 20, 2008 on AMC. It was a modest production that had some ardent fans. The writers' strike of 2007 limited the first season to seven episodes. It had modest ratings. The show w […]
- Netflix 'Glow' DP on 'Embracing the Imperfection' of '80s-Style CinematographyOn Season 2 of Netflix's "GLOW", Adrian Peng Correia upgraded to an 8K RED Helium to capture the dimensionality of the show's vibrant colors. You don't have to know a thing about wrestling to appreciate the aesthetic grandeur of Netflix's GLOW. The series, which airs its third season on August 3, revolves around the Gorgeous Lad […]
- Download The 'Casablanca' Script PDF: Perfection by Teamwork