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Best Gimbals to Shoot the Best Dynamic Footage

Shaky shots don’t help the outcome of dynamic footage. No matter how stable your hands or any other equipment you own may be, you will always be confronted with a scene that has stabilization problems. Of course, there is equipment that has built-in image stabilization, and you could also use a monopod or tripod. However, …

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How to Make a Good Call Sheet

You can’t start filming without a call sheet – first of all, because no one will know when and where to show up.  By definition, a call sheet is a form of document that has written on it all the information that the cast and crew have to know regarding a certain shoot day. Making …

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The Cinematic Techniques of the Movie “Wizard of Oz”

Introduction The movie “Wizard of Oz” was released on 25th August 1939. It was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and distributed by Loew’s, Inc. with a running time of 101 minutes. Victor Fleming and George Cukor directed the movie. Its stars include Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, and Ray Bolger. The three stars play the allocated roles to …

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Million Dollar Baby Film Analysis

Million Dollar Baby is a movie masterpiece that was directed by Clint Eastwood. The film won critical acclaim and beat major categories in various awards. This movie tells the story of Maggie who is (played by Hillary Swank) a young working lady who has ambitions of one day dominating the female boxing world. After a …

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All You Should Know About Lighting Technicians’ Hand Signals

One of the biggest problems that filmmakers encounter on the set of a movie is the sounds – be them background sounds or random sounds that the teams behind the camera make. Moreover, it’s much easier to make a two-sequence hand signal than scream what you want to say to a guy that’s on the …

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