Well before film existed, the musical had life. From religious pageants, to operas, to musical prose presented on stage, to travelling folk ballad minstrels – music and story have always been connected.(READ MORE)
The importance of understanding sound design and the use of music is something that directors think about in nearly every stage of the filmmaking process (pre-production, production, and post-production).(READ MORE)
While there is no perfect definitive collection of film adaptations, I thought I’d take another route. Today, I’m offering you an A-Z look at a few films worthy of investigating. (READ MORE)
Nearly 88% of the box-office top ten for the past decade are adapted or based on some other source material…
Anytime we hear or see the words – “based on a true story” or “inspired by actual events” – we may find ourselves wanting to know more, or wanting to explore the real story. (READ MORE)
Art house films, documentaries, films based on real-life figures, or on true stories tend to be commonplace during this time. (READ MORE)
The cinematographer (or the director of photography – the DP) of a film is charged with capturing the artistic vision of the director, and in many ways the relationship between the two is symbiotic. (READ MORE)
Assignment *Due Feb. 17 by 11:59 pm: Interview someone over 50-years old and write a 500-700 word report/story capturing his/her movie history.