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The Importance and Not-So-Importance of Film Terminology

I start this article with a conviction to rail against the arrogance on display from Sticklers for Terminology. But as I work through the case in my head, I find that the truth with this topic, as with all topics, lies in the delicate balance between two extremes. Let’s back up… Film like all technical Read MoreRead More

25 Filmmaking Terms that Sound Like Sex Acts (and What They Actually Mean)

Evan Luzi gets down and dirty with 25 terms used on film sets between big sweaty guys humping heavy gear. Well, not that kind of dirty. I’m talking more about getting on your knees in a tight place and doing whatever it takes to pop off a shot… Hmm. Nevermind. This isn’t going well. But as long as your mind is Read MoreRead More