Monthly Archives: May 2011

Heroes: Cinema and the Military

Today, I’m breaking from what we have been doing, instruction and continued updates on the progress of our movie, to address something very important. Hope you bear with me. Movies and films have been filled with military figures and have … Continue reading

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Cinematography vs Videography: Part 2

[Ah, yes. Sam’s long-awaited follow up. A great primer on the nitty gritty of cinematography, but as he says, this is just the beginning. It is so much more than “The Rule of Thirds” and “4-Point Lighting.” But walk before … Continue reading

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CREW SHIFT: Elizabeth Nelsen to DP

All right, so as I’ve said MANY times before, filmmaking is crazy time consuming. Unfortunately, that means that sometimes things need to change if things are going to get done. That said, there’s been a change in our crew. Sam … Continue reading

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The Dirty Dozen: Who Makes Up A Film Crew?

It occurred to me that I’ve been announcing crew members for a couple weeks, and that while most people reading this blog are probably filmmakers who know what these jobs are, there may be some who have no idea and … Continue reading

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Putting Out Fires: The Art of Assistant Directing

[This week is Assistant Directing. Eric Sandefur does a great job, so I’m just going to hand it over to him. –BB] To be frank, if my job were to extinguish legitimate flames I should have never been hired. Luckily … Continue reading

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