For those with heavy experience, this video is a nice reflection of what you encounter everyday. For those new to the film industry, this video is a brief, concise crash course in the basics of how a film crew operates.
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Today the filmmaking jokes are back, but with a twist: they’re all animated GIFs, taking after blogs like #whatshouldwecallme (if you haven’t seen it yet, I apologize for sending you down the rabbit hole).
It’s time for camera assistants — and filmmakers in general — to get in on the jokes and make their own meme fun. So here’s 20 memetastic memepics to satisfy your cravings for bold white text and filmmaking related humor.
On my first set, I needed something like a crew diagram to help me navigate through the set. And now I’ve created my own. I’ve taken five photos from various sets and labeled each one for your entertainment – or education.
If you’re like me, movies are your bread and butter. You make movies, you love movies, and you study movies. But films aren’t the only source of inspiration for us filmmakers and many books change the way you think or feel about subjects, including film.
I can’t speak from personal experience, but what Zemeckis says seems true on so many levels. How many times have directors created great movies out of nothing only to fall flat when they can get anything they want?
For the past week or so I’ve been urging people to upload some of their best and most interesting production stills to The Black and Blue Facebook page. The feedback was awesome, so thank you to all who submitted! After carefully scouring through them, I compiled the most interesting photos you liked best.
To commemorate these men and women, I scoured through the list of Academy Award winners for “Best Cinematography” and found 10 films that delve deeper into the life of the American soldier during wartime through stunning cinematography and the emotional power of cinema.