Filmmaking 360

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Your Start In Stock Video

Want to make money with your gear? Consider creating and selling stock video – Ryan E. Walters breaks it down in a 7 part series about the realities of shooting stock. In 2006, I joined as an exclusive contributor to iStock and entered the world of creating stock footage. My journey over the last seven years has Read MoreRead More

Scorsese’s New York

A visual love letter to New York City through the eyes and talents of its most enduring son, Martin Scorsese. A study in cinema on the aesthetic that Scorsese has distilled and reinvented over a five decade career, capturing America’s most vibrant and gritty urban environment. New York inspires Marty…Marty inspires New York. Edited by Read MoreRead More

11 Movies That Made Less Than $400 at the U.S. Box Office

What are the movies with the most abnormally lowest box office pull? Check out these bizarre “bombs”. If this film’s looks-like-a-typo title (it’s pronounced ZYE-zix, by the way) wasn’t enough of a turnoff, its tagline—“Dead Ahead”—should have served as a harbinger of the box office doom that would eventually befall it. To be fair, the Read MoreRead More

End of film: Paramount first studio to stop distributing film Prints

So long film and thanks for all the prints. In a historic step for Hollywood, Paramount Pictures has become the first major studio to stop releasing movies on film in the United States. Paramount recently notified theater owners that the Will Ferrell comedy “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” which opened in December, would be the Read MoreRead More

Who Needs Sleep? A Documentary on Sleep Deprivation in the Film Business

A documentary that highlights the deadly combination of sleep deprivation and long days of work. Focusing in particular in the film industry. Unsettled by the preventable death of a coworker, filmmaker Haskell Wexler learns that sleep deprivation and long work hours are a deadly combination. Interweaving medical findings with personal accounts, his camera reveals how a Read MoreRead More

Understanding the Narrative of “The Wolf of Wall Street”

David Bordwell breaks down the Narrative of “The Wolf of Wall Street” based on narration, plot structure, and story world. At many points in The Wolf of Wall Street, we hear the voice of Jordan Belfort chronicling his exploits in building up a rapacious investment company. A few times he even addresses the camera. What’s he doing? Read MoreRead More

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