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Behind the scenes – 2015 Sundance Film Festival with Chief Entertainment Photographer Larry Busacca

Go behind the scenes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival with Getty Images Chief Entertainment Photographer Larry Busacca. With a steady stream of celebrities coming through the Getty Images portrait studio, Busacca is tasked with capturing unique portraits of the stars and ensemble casts. See what it takes to capture these unique portraits and not Read MoreRead More

10 Filmmaking Tips from Mark and Jay Duplass

“Employ a strict ‘No Assholes’ policy” and more great advice from the filmmaking bros. At the Producers Brunch at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25th (where their producing partner on “The Bronze,” Stephanie Langhof, received the Sundance Institute Red Crown Producers Award), the meta-multihyphenates provided the keynote in handy list format: 10 tips for Read MoreRead More

How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S

The title of this article is gimmicky at best – but the real story of Sean Baker’s Tangerine isn’t about being a gimmick – it’s about telling your story no matter what. The big take away in Baker’s words: ”You can make a beautiful-looking film on a shoestring budget, but you have to know 100 years Read MoreRead More

How to Be a Good Director, According to an Editor

Julien Chichignoud explains what is good production from an editor’s standpoint. ASSEMBLE YOUR TEAM: Get an Editor I tend to think that my role is important on a film. Regardless of how well you know Final Cut, Avid, Premiere or iMovie, get someone else to edit. After several days on set trying to get the Read MoreRead More

Hitch 20: What Can Modern Filmmakers Learn From Hitchcock Presents – “The Breakdown”

Hitch 20 is a Documentary web series exploring the film techniques of the twenty TV episodes Alfred Hitchcock directed. Ep 2: Hitchcock experiments with a stream of consciousness narration, as a man faces paralysis. A look at the film techniques used in “Breakdown” of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. (Includes some commentary from our own John P. Read MoreRead More

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