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The image powering films from Spaghetti Westerns to intimate character studies.
Ways of thinking about – and creating – the music in your film.
“Nothing is random. Everything in the frame is designed to tell one story.”
“Countless male directors… owe their success, in part, to a brilliant female editor.”
What makes a twist work – and why, when it’s done well, is a story just as enjoyable even after we know its secret?
What are aspect ratios, and what can they mean for visual storytelling?
Handy hints for beginners – and evergreen reminders for those with more experience.
Film students should ask: “What do your ears see?”
A joy of a learning curve about a daughter and mother.
Shake up your storytelling with techniques from French rule-breakers and their American acolytes.