The 5 Key Ingredients To A Good Movie

Every time I watch a movie I don’t like, or that I think is bad, I find myself wondering: what are the key ingredients that separate good movies from bad movies? What actually makes a movie good? The key ingredients that make a movie “good” are when the acting, directing, writing, cinematography, and overall production …

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Why You Should Understand Diegetic/Non-Diegetic Sound Design In Movies

Music and sound design are just as important elements for your short film or feature as the pictures. Understanding the diegetic and extra-diegetic aspects of your film and how it can be used to communicate to the viewer (and listener) is key for designing an effective soundscape. But what does the term diegesis mean, and …

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7 documentary film subgenres you need to know

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Documentary films are an essential genre to master if you want to portray reality as it is. And the possibilities for picking a topic are endless. In its essence, documentaries hold all the lessons about human nature. Filming a documentary can teach you a lot as a filmmaker. You need to be able to observe …

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