Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera (Filmed: Feb. 13, 1957)
Walt Disney explains his invention. Probably the most advanced tool ever made in the field of animation. (At least until the computer was made.) (C) Disney I...
The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar
On Twitter, Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats has compiled nuggets of narrative wisdom she's received working for the animation studio over the years.
Film Studies 101: The 30 Camera Shots Every Film Fan Needs...
THE SHOT POV shot A shot that depicts the point of view of a character so that we see exactly wh
588 Free Film Contracts and Forms
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Plotbot: Write screenplays online with friends
Plotbot is an online screenwriting tool. You can write alone or with friends from any browser.
The DIY Filmmaker's Toolkit
Wistia takes a look at some simple, low-budget tools for making your own videos.
666 DIY Horror Filmmaking Tutorials
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666 DIY Horror Filmmaking Tutorials
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Year In Review: The 11 Best Short Films of 2011
Over the course of the year, curating the Short Film of the Day feature has given me a deep and affecting appreciation of the art form. Before, I hadn't
Screenplay Basics - Scripped
Free online screenwriting software from Scripped provides screenwriting collaboration to writers around the globe.
202 DIY Filmmaking Tutorials
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Photographer Creates Lifelike Images of American Streets...
13 Incredible Unbroken Takes in Movies
So you wanna work in Movies - By Oliver Stapleton BSC
The 7-Step Film Directing Formula
I've been working professionally in the film and TV business for 37 years. During that time, I've had the opportunity to work on industrial films, educational films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, episodic TV shows, TV movies, Indie films ...
Top 10 Screenwriting Tips Introduction to Screenwriting...
Over the last 25 years, I've stumbled and lurched my way to some understanding of the screenwriter's craft. Here I share the 10 screenwriting insights I wish I'd had when I started out.
Las 22 reglas del storytelling según Pixar
Video Production Basics : How to Use Three-Point Lighting...
Three-point lighting is a common system that uses a back light, fill light and key light. Learn where each light goes and how they eliminate shadows and add ...
Read Stanley Kubrick's Beautiful Answer to Why Life Is Worth...
Film School Thesis Statement Generator
The 50 best documentaries of all time
Get back to reality with our ranked list of the best documentaries ever made.
10 Websites to Download Movie Scripts, Free Screenplays
If you want to write movie screenplay, you need to spend lot of times to read other movie screenplays. Here is a list of sites to download movie scripts.
Reverse Key Lighting @ Evan E. Richards
I used to work with a cinematographer named (Halloween 5, The Spitfire Grill). He was having me practice one day by shooting a product shot for a whisky bottle. I had set the bottle up in front of a seamless backdrop and put a light in front of the ...
JohnnyExpress is the Best Animated Short You Will See Today...
It's 2150 There are all sorts of Aliens living throughout space. Johnny is a Space Delivery Man who travels to different planets to deliver packages. Johnny is lazy and his only desire is to...
21 Shockingly Lazy Special Effects in Big-Budget Movies
Storyboard Template in .PDF format
Behind the Scenes Photos of Actors Laughing Between Takes...
6 Incredibly Awesome Uses Of Camera Rigs
It's hard to get excited about something as technical as that thing that makes cameras not fall down on film sets, especially these days, when you can make
The 25 Most Visually Stunning Films of The Past 5 Years
When someone mentions "visually stunning films", it's easy to associate this with films that lack real content, and instead are based mainly on images without portraying anything truly signifi
Tick Tock - short film by Ien Chi
What would you do if you had only five minutes to live? Trace a young man's few minutes of trying to fulfill his life's highest potential. if you don't mind,...
The Student Films of 20 Famous Directors
22 DIY DSLR Camera Rigs
DSLR cameras have revolutionized the world of independent filmmaking. One of the most attractive features is their relatively low cost, but once you starting adding rigs and other accessories that cost can go up quick. In an effort to expand your DS...
12 Reasons To Make You Love The Films Of Wes Anderson
Master of visual storytelling, Wes Anderson is an American film director and screenwriter whose films are known for his unique artistic sensibilities. The geometric concept, meticulous color schem
55 Amazing Adobe After Effects Tutorials For Beginners &...
Checkout our today's exclusive list of 55 Amazing Adobe After Effects Tutorials and master the Abobe After Effects skills. This list includes tutorials for both beginners and for experts.
How to write a scene
The steps I take and questions I ask myself in order to write a scene.
The Best Hipster Movies
Grab your mason jars, mustache comb, and ironic glasses, it's time to rank the most hipster movies of all time! As any self-respecting hipster knows, liking anything, even a great hipster movie, is inherently uncool. That's what makes figuring out wh...
A Behind The Scenes Look At Famous Movie Scenes Created...
I'm sure most of you were wondering how filmmakers create the special effects in movies. The Chroma Key or green screen as we commonly know it, was introdu
Watch the Best Short Films
Watch the most innovative stories—Documentary, Comedy, Sci-fi, Horror, Experimental, Animation, Inspiration, Student films, Award winners & more short films
The Basics of Video Editing: The Complete Guide
Last week we learned the basics of video editing, covering everything from the general workflow to special effects and color correction to a primer on encoding and delivery.
Critical analysis of landmark international and independent cinema.
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Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling as Image Macros
Back in 2011, then Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats (now freelancing) tweeted 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar. Coats learned the 'guidelines' from senior colleagues on how to ...
Our (Belated) Best Movies of the 2000s
1. There Will Be Blood- Paul Thomas Andersen's take on a corrupt, independent oil prospector at the turn of the century who just conned a family out of their oil-wealthy land is an epic exploration...
Hilarious Movie Clichés, Part II - My Modern Metropolis...
After our self-titled post Hilarious Movie Clichés was spread around the web, the Art Director/Creative Director behind it, Alvaro Naddeo, took notice. Last y…
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Box explores the synthesis of real and digital space through projection-mapping on moving surfaces. The short film documents a live performance, captured entirely in camera. Bot & Dolly produced this work to serve as both an artistic statement and ...
16 Little-Known Animated Movies You Should Watch
Animation is usually seen as an inferior form of filmmaking. Maybe because it started as something aimed almost exclusively at kids. Maybe because it involves a bit less the craft and the crew tha
3 Hours of New Video Essays on the Films and Career of Stanley...
Now, if there's one thing in the world I am down with, it's Stanley Kubrick. (That link goes to just one of the literally 9,000 posts I've done for No Film School on the filmmaker, Bronx native, and beard enthusiast.)