How to Find A Theme

Many people find the notion of a theme confusing and even abstract. Let’s start off with the generally accepted definition of what a theme is and work our way up from there. We discuss examples of themes,the difference between a theme and a subject, and ways to find a theme.

Themes can also be an extremely helpful tool in the writing process once you understand how to use them.

How to Stay Motivated to Make Films.

Feeling discouraged? Here are a few tips for filmmakers on how to stay motivated to make films. It’s easy to stay motivated when things are going well and you’re making progress but what about when they aren’t. What about…

  • When you don’t have time
  • When you don’t have money
  • When you feel overwhelmed
  • When it’s tough to find an audience for your films

These are just some of the issues we cover

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What Makes A Good Story?

For filmmakers and Screenwriters. We discuss one of the most popular questions. What makes a good story? If you ask 20 different people this question you’ll get 20 different answers.

the reality is, just because you have an idea for a story doesn’t necessarily make it a story worth telling. There are certain time-tested ingredients that should be present in a story to make it engaging for an audience.

 

The ULTIMATE introduction to Camera Lenses!

For the beginner filmmakers and photographers learning lenses. We explain focal length, aperture, zoom lenses, prime lenses, Cinema lenses, wide angle, standard, and telephoto lenses. As well as background compression, lens distortion and all the lens markings.

 

MASTERING compositioin + Cinematography with Will Smith

We cover composition and framing techniques for filmmaking, the aesthetic of beauty, the rule of thirds, headroom, leadroom, and more. As with everything in life nothing can truely be mastered but with a lot of practice we can get pretty darn close.

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How to Learn Filmmaking FAST! – Without Film School


We outline a 30 day plan to learn filmmaking on your own, without film school. We touch on everything from…

  • Camera settings
  • Lighting
  • framing and composition
  • sound
  • micro films

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The FASTEST way to learn camera lenses.


A beginners guide to learning lenses. Learning lenses can be overwhelming givin the sheer number of them out there. Which should I buy? Which should I use? How will I know what I need? In this video we explain the fastest ways to pick up the basics with prime lenses or zooms for filmmaking.

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