Tag Archives: digital cinema

To be continued…

All right, sorry for our absence. Here’s the deal. As we begin developing the expanded website, I had intended to keep this blog going. But that has turned out to be less than feasible. Liz is on set in Ohio. … Continue reading

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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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Liz’s Cinematography 101: Measuring Light

Light must be measured. Film can only handle a limited range of tones. Therefore we must have a way to measure the light so we know how it needs to be manipulated to get the desired results and fall within … 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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Liz’s Cinematography 101: COLOR!

I had the opportunity to attend a seminar at the American Cinematheque where the panel consisted of Oscar-nominated production designers and art directors. I wasn’t sure how interesting it would be, since I don’t consider myself the ‘artsy-type’. However, I … Continue reading

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Liz’s Cinematography 101: Quality of Light

Light must be planned. Wouldn’t it be great if we could just skip all of that pre-production madness and figure out the lighting when we get on set? NO, it would be horrible. When it comes to narrative filmmaking, planning … Continue reading

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