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A Defense of 24 FPS and Why It’s Here to Stay for Cinema

In this #IQBiTS video, John responds to 7 myths that are commonly brought up by folks on our Frame Rate Video who hate 24 FPS. He further give 2 concert objective arguments on why 24 FPS is here to stay. If you dig the music, check out our music library at Artlist.io using our affiliate […]

The Journey to Non-Linear Editing (Part 2)

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Explore the history of editing software from computer scientists, mathematicians and programmers as we explore the advancements made to editing from the Digital Revolution.

A Brief History of Paramount Pictures | THE STUDIOS

Introducing our new series: THE STUDIOS which will feature the history of one of those big monolithic studios that we see every where but know nothing about. On this premiere episode, I dive into the 106 year history of one of the most influential studios of them all: Paramount Pictures. I hope you enjoyed this […]

The Journey to Modern Non-Linear Editing (Part 1)

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Trace the history of modern day film editing – starting with electronic engineers developing solutions for capturing and editing television through to the first computerized editing systems.

The History of the Hollywood Movie Poster

Please consider supporting us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ The Movie Poster has been around since the beginning of the Movies – in this course we will explore the earliest history of poster making and Lithography, the monopoly of Hollywood movie poster production by the National Screen Service and look at the artwork of influential artists working […]

Origins of Film Noir

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Jump into the world of Film Noir and look at how the technology and economic factors gave birth to a genre that still deeply influences the way filmmakers work today.

The History of The Hollywood Musical

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Check out the full course with bonus material and sauce: https://filmmakeriq.com/courses/the-history-of-the-hollywood-musical/ The Hollywood Musical began right when films learned to talk. Explore the beginnings in vaudeville to the Golden Era of Studio Musicals followed by the transformation into the modern story driven Book Musical. Finally we look at […]

William Fox – The Forgotten Hollywood Mogul | THE STUDIOS

Help support the channel at Patreon.com! https://patreon.com/filmmakeriq You’ve heard his name, but how much do you really know about the mogul that was instrumental to the fall of Edison and the rise of talkies? Grab your popcorn as we dive into the tale of William Fox. If you want more, check out the book: The […]

The History of the Mockbuster

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Where there are Blockbusters, there will be imitations trying to cash in on an a popular cultural trend. Explore the history of the mockbuster film, from the roots in studio B-pictures, to sound alike films of the digital era, foreign remakes and the legalities of making movies to […]

The Forgotten War for Color Television

Today we know that 29.97 fps is a hallmark of NTSC video. We may even know the mathematical reasoning behind it. But the war for color television that birthed that oddball number, a war that raged for over a decade and left an imprint on the soul of electronic moving pictures has been largely forgotten… […]

The Origins of Auteur Theory

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Take the full Filmmaker IQ course on Auteur Theory with sauce and bonus material at: https://filmmakeriq.com/courses/origins-auteur-theory/ Auteur – it’s a favorite term of cinephiles around the world. But what exactly is Auteur Theory? In this Filmmaker IQ course we peel back pages of time and explore the origins […]