Searching your favorite online or paperback dictionary, you might discover that the word isn’t listed, or the closest word is you can find is: Cinematograph. Which is defined by the Merriam-Webster online dictionary as: a motion-picture camera, projector, theater or show.
Lighting with reflectors is easy once you understand the basics. Put your subject in the frame, figure out where the light source is coming from and reflect some of that light back onto your subject. It really is that simple.
Mise-en-scene is the atmospheric collection of visuals that are used to create a frame. Everything from the choice of camera angles, to the blocking of the actors, to the placement of props on the set serves to help create this ephemeral feeling that makes your style uniquely yours.
The written word is still the primary vehicle of choice for mass communication. However, words are no longer bound to the printed page. Numerous forms of digital communication are dependent on typography. Video is no different. Image and sound are at the heart of video, but the explosive growth of motion graphics is still dependent on the centuries’ old art of typography.
This article takes a look into the world of the Three-Act Structure and alternate forms of screenwriting by creating a story spine through personal preferences and formulaic devices. From character development to location settings, everything boils down to the writer’s observation of lifeF
Stop motion is an old form of animation that’s been around for more than a century, yet its unique style is still worth using for your projects. Getting started may seem a daunting task, but we’ll walk you through it from start to finish.