Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most celebrated directors in cinema history and for good reason. His unique way of building suspense and his borderline-obsessive focus on perfecting every scene saw him become a master of the horror genre.
Wouldn’t it be great if people really liked - and really wanted - originality? If asked, most would claim they preferred original and creative movies, games and music. Stale rehashes of old ideas are boring. When faced with a choice couched in these terms, original versus boring, how could anyone opt for the latter?
Gaining experience in the film industry is such an important step in establishing yourself as a filmmaker. Most industries, of course, require experience to gain entry level, but with the creative industries, especially the film industry, it can be an uphill struggle, with its huge popularity and so few places available.
A final scene has to be something that wraps up your films plot in a neat and engaging way. So many times, a film can be a thrilling ride from the beginning to the middle, but trail off into something forgettable towards the end. In this post, we discuss how to get the right chemistry when creating your final scene.
There are many ways you can become a better filmmaker, in this post we will give you a few helpful tips.
Whether it’s for a promotional video or short film, shooting aerial footage with a drone is very cool indeed, there’s no doubt about that, but how do you capture the perfect shots?
we speak to Michael, a 27-year-old cinematographer from London. Starting off a little later than most, Michael is entirely self-taught and over the past year has seen his career dream take a positive direction
Mention the phrase ‘Film Noir’ and you’re likely to conjure up images of stylishly-silhouetted figures in smokey alley ways, or the late Lauren Bacall in typical smouldering mode: with a cigarette delicately positioned in the corner of her mouth.
It has to be said that Adobe are the kings of their craft. Consistently, for over 20 years, they’ve come up with software that has helped thousands upon thousands of creatives in photography, film, audio - covering the entire spectrum. Adobe Premiere Pro takes the prize as the best video editing software around.
The image of public hoards glued to smartphones as they wander their daily course has become something of a cliche, depicted by cartoonists as heralding a societal doomsday. The masses trudge on, oblivious, whilst destruction, salvation, horror and wonder happen all around them.