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- Jim Jarmusch on How to Pick Up on Your Actor's NeedsThe legend shares his thoughts on strengthening the director's relationship with the actor. It's safe to say that legendary auteur Jim Jarmusch has a talented roster of actors at his disposal. Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Tilda Swinton are just a few of the names that would rush to the director's beck and call if summoned. But this fact is no […]
- How Sound Design Tricks Your Ears [Video]Sound design in film is not only about creating a rich foley landscape, it's also about creating emotion. In the world of sound design, everything from sound effects, music, and dialogue is added in post-production. And it's not always about matching exact sounds to whatever is happening on-screen -- sometimes sound designers use different sounds t […]
- Does 'Barry' Have Better Fight Sequences Than 'Avengers: Endgame'? [Video]Do the most epic fight scenes only include muscle-bound superheroes? Can they also have skinny, low-level hitmen? We've seen some amazing action sequences come out of recent film and TV, including Game of Thrones' Battle of Winterfell and the explosive Avengers: Endgame. But what Nerdwriter posits in a divisive video is that neither of those two fr […]
- Praising Chernobyl, "Burning Cane" and Taking a Stand Against Apple’s New MonitorCharles uses his computer in a really weird way. This week on The No Film School Podcast, our resident tech-expert Charles Haine and Editor-in-Chief George Edelman chat about a new HBO show everyone loves and what makes it such a must-watch, a teenager who won Tribeca with a movie he shot in three weeks, plus that Apple monitor that is driving people a littl […]
- Musicbed Provides the Music, You Handle the RestPut your filmmaking skills to the test with the Musicbed Challenge. Just choose a song and make a film, and you could win big. As filmmakers, we're often working behind the eight ball, trying to make do with too little money, resources, and time. And perhaps the biggest challenge filmmakers face is making the most of those constraints and succeeding in […]
- Want to Get Your Bills Paid for 3 Months While You Write a Script?One deserving screenwriter will win 3 months of paid bills if they promise to write a feature-length screenplay. What's the one thing that always seems to get in the way of your screenwriting? No, not TV. Not self-doubt. Not procrastination. Wait...having a full-time job and earning money to pay for bills? Yes! That thing. SoCreate is hoping to take tha […]
- The Future Is Here: You Can Now 3D Print Edelkrone Gear at HomeThe quirky cinema support company tags in its customers to help make new products. Edelkrone has announced Ortak, the company's new approach to manufacturing that provides customers 3D printing source files so they can 3D print products on their own. The first product on the docket is the FlexTilt Head, which is available now for $29. After the purchase […]
- Whup-Ass: The Action Genre in Film and TVThe action genre is a high-octane thrill ride that gives the audience all the explosions and fights they can handle. But how can you utilize the lessons and tropes of action in your own writing? Great action movies and television are like riding roller coasters. They pump up the adrenaline and take us places we can only imagine. They're fun, explosive, […]
- Read and Download the Juno Screenplay PDF by Diablo CodyThe Juno screenplay PDF was passed around Hollywood after the Academy Awards. Everyone was talking about the unique voice, tone, and screenwriter. So what else can you learn from Diablo Cody's screenplay? There are lots of reasons we want to become writers. Movies that stick out in our mind as the things that pushed us over the edge. But I was a college […]
- How to Add Handheld Camera Shake Without Leaving Premiere ProThis Warp Stabilizer hack from AdobeMasters makes it easy to fake a handheld look. We’ve all been there: after days of work in the editing bay, your project is nearly perfect. You’ve locked your picture and mixed your audio. From hundreds of archival clips, you’ve gathered the essential ore and forged it together. After careful honing and polishing, your seq […]
- Jim Jarmusch on How to Pick Up on Your Actor's Needs