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Introduction to Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR) – New FilmmakerIQ Lesson!!

Check out our latest lesson and entry into our Audio Series sponsored by RØDE Microphones: Sometimes it’s just not possible to get clean dialogue on set – that’s when ADR comes into play. In this lesson we’ll look at the history of ADR or looping and tackle the process of doing ADR or a short Read MoreRead More

Filmmaker Retrospective: The Cinema of Darren Aronofsky

Ethan Levinskas explores the body of work from director Darren Aronofsky. Committing oneself to an ideal is a respectable goal. However, the protagonists of Darren Aronofsky’s films would benefit from keeping everything in moderation. As an emerging auteur, Aronofsky is still fairly young, but over the past two decades, he has proven himself as a Read MoreRead More

The Clear Career Path Laid out by David Lynch’s pre-Eraserhead shorts

Mike D’Angelo examines David Lynch’s pre-Eraserhead work for clues on how the auteur’s mind works. No masterpiece arrives completely out of nowhere. People like to point to Orson Welles as an example of someone who set the world on fire with his first film, but Welles had made his reputation as a creative genius, both Read MoreRead More

The Notorious History of Drunken Hollywood

Larry Getlen digs through Hollywood’s sordid history looking at some legendary Tinseltown drunks. By the early 1930s, Herman J. Mankiewicz was a screenwriting genius who had secretly helped construct classic films such as “Monkey Business” and “Duck Soup” by the Marx Brothers and “The Wizard of Oz.” He was also, according to a new book Read MoreRead More

The Bizarre True Story that Inspired ‘Dog Day Afternoon’

Al Pacino and Dog Day Afternoon made John Wojtowicz famous but as Larry Getlen writes, the filmmakers had little idea of just how crazy the man behind the robbery would turn out to be. In August 1972, John Wojtowicz, 27, a married Brooklyn man and Vietnam vet with a stream of gay lovers on the side, decided Read MoreRead More

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