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THE FILM before THE FILM

“THE FILM before THE FILM” is a short documentary that traces the evolution of title design through the history of film. This short film was a research project at the BTK (Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule) that takes a look at pioneers like Saul Bass, Maurice Binder and Kyle Cooper by showing the transitions from early film Read MoreRead More

7 Reasons to Stop Working on That Script

Arthur Vincie explains why long-term success depends on delivering a steady stream of work, not on writing one script. Folks, I’m here to tell you: it’s time to put that script down, unless you can afford to make it with your own money without declaring bankruptcy. I’ve been there. You pour your heart and soul Read MoreRead More

Why Kim Kardashian Famous?!? – Film School’D on the Origins of Reality TV

Was Kim Kardashian the inevitable result once filmmakers set out to capture “real life?” After “documentary” filmmaking was born with Nanook of the North (1922), filmmakers (and TV makers) have been endeavoring to capture reality and show truth on screen. And while Kim Kardashian may not be anyone’s definition of “Real,” she and her reality Read MoreRead More

17 Things I Learned From Working on Other People’s Films

Megan Griffiths offers up 17 bits of advice from a career of working on feature films. It’s a pretty rare thing that a director has the opportunity to watch other directors at work. As a crew-member, I had a front row seat to almost every aspect of the job, pre-production through post. I never worked Read MoreRead More

The History of Sound at the Movies – A Sneak Peak at our New Audio Course Series

FilmmakerIQ.com and RØDE Microphones are proud to give you a sneak peak at the first lesson in our six part course which will cover science/microphones, recording, editing, foley, and ADR. We are also hard at work behind the scenes updating the site to include even more interaction which should be live in the coming weeks. Read MoreRead More

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