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What do major blockbuster movies like Hunger Games, Oz: The Great and Powerful, MIB III, Alice in Wonderland and numerous movies you dished money out to see all have in common? Not only amazing visual effects, but the specific VFX skills of Christian Boudman, with Clearcut FX.Learn how Boudman climbed the VFX ladder of success, and created his own rules right onto the big screen.
As productions return to work, they are faced with the realities of what it will take to create the safest possible work environment. While some locations have specific restrictions, including quarantine requirements, there are some universal precautions that will apply to shooting in any location - such as implementing staggered work shifts and/or the zone system, increasing off-set work, and limiting contact.
Production coordinators and filmmakers know better than anyone that the activities that take place behind the scenes are every bit as important as getting things right in front of the camera. To ensure that film production goes at an uninterrupted pace, it is essential that production coordinators are provided with all the space and amenities that are required for a successful filmmaking experience. However, the role of events in the film industry is not limited during production but plays a definitive role during post-production activities as well. The global box office revenues are expected to achieve nearly 50 billion USD by 2020, and the events industry is already helping filmmakers to attain these numbers:
Are you a film student thinking of applying to your dream job? A perfect resume will help you land the job with relative ease. Everyone that makes a film possible, from screenwriters & actors to directors and editors, falls in the category of film production.
Staying updated in this industry is key to a successful career and can significantly elevate your networking ability.
Hunting for the right shooting location is a critical aspect of the TV and Film industry. Finding the best filming location is an altogether separate job which is taken care of by experts dedicated for “Location Scout” jobs. If you are making a corporate film, you need to be a location scout and search for a perfect shooting location. But, this is easier said than done. There's a lot to conquer to spot that perfect location that enhances the video quality and brings it to life. But how? This is what many companies ask. In this article, we will answer the query and help people discover the best spots for any video need.
Citizen Kane has long been regarded as a movie masterpiece for its cinematography, storytelling, and ahead-of-its-time visual effects. Who better to pay homage to the 1940’s film than director David Fincher, whose films are often lauded for these same characteristics? Fincher’s most recent project, the Netflix feature film Mank, brings to life a screenplay written by his late father, journalist Jack Fincher.
Maria Rusche is known for her work in Emma Seligman’s feature debut Shiva Baby (SXSW 2020 & TIFF 2020) which had its theatrical release in April 2021, as well as Season 2 of the hit Showtime series Couples Therapy. Most recently, she shot the upcoming Tribeca film, Dating and New York.
We had a chance to interview 1st AD Alex Stein to discuss the anatomy of a call sheet. In this article (and video), Alex Stein will break down all the components that should be included in a standard call sheet for film and television.
Film shoots are slowly returning after months of being shut down due to the coronavirus crisis. With the return of film shoots comes new budget line items to deal with COVID-19. These costs include additional personnel, new equipment, medical testing, and lots of sanitization. In addition to the added direct costs, there are indirect increases in costs due to slower work and increased shooting time. The additional costs of regulatory compliance can be incredibly difficult for independent film productions.