Category Archives: Weekly Update

Keeping It All Straight: The Script Supervisor

[Ah, finally a new topic! (Yes, I know my voice is beautiful, but you’ll enjoy this too.) Mackenzie Storhaug is going to be discussing the deceptively simple, and extremely demanding, role of Script Supervisor. Tidbit: Before the modern era of … Continue reading

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What do YOU think? (New Site)

As we develop our new website, we want it to be what YOU want it to be. And since we can’t read your minds (yes, it’s true), we need you to tell us what you want to see! The new … Continue reading

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The Story X-Ray: Breaking down your favorite movies

As I [Ben] have said before, a Story or Screenplay is like a human body, and the Structure of that story is like the body’s Skeleton. But how do we examine the skeleton of a living person? We can’t see … Continue reading

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Filling in the Shadows: Lighting

[And continuing our technical blogs, here’s Gaffer Dylan Borger.] Hi readers!  My name’s Dylan and I’ll be filling the role of Gaffer on the set of “Now Upon A Time”.  Most of you have probably heard of the term and … Continue reading

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Time… : Indie Film Necessary Evil #3

This is the hardest letter, I mean blog, I’ve ever had to write. Indie film is hard, and the sad truth is that sometimes the timing just doesn’t work out. In the studio world, if the timing of the film … Continue reading

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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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