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A fun, hands-on way to learn the craft – and illusion – of film-making.
An intro to technical basics, to capture the best possible image.
Handy guides to knowing how, when, and most importantly why, to move the camera.
Placing light sources within shots – and how it can improve them.
A beginner’s guide to light, from warm to cool – and how the camera captures it.
The power of the face in the director’s Spaghetti Westerns.
Why hi-res isn’t always better – and how it isn’t even always hi-res.
A roundup of explainers on both technical and creative things to consider.
… using better staging and composition.
Breakdowns of form and function in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi fantasy epic.
The dramatic peak of a dialogue scene is often a close-up… of an object.