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STRIKE – CCP’s New Film

Less than two months ago I was sitting on the couch, going through the weekly Longreads newsletter, when the first article just grabbed me and pulled me in. The Most Amazing Bowling Story Ever. As a kid I bowled a lot, so when a story about bowling comes across my...

5 Ways to Use Still Photos in Movies That Are Not the Ken Burns Effect

While not usually a problem for fiction films (unless it's a stylistic choice), most documentaries find the only visual media available for some parts of the film are still photos. The most common method that comes to mind to add movement to still photos is the Ken...

Cinematography – Biblio Film School

A while back I started a book recommendation series where I'd recommend what I thought were the best books in each area of filmmaking. Today we're continuing with cinematography books. Unlike the first category of screenwriting, I've read a lot of cinematography books...

Esquire’s RED ONE Cover Photo and Motos (Moving Photos)

The latest cover of Esquire that's coming out, featuring Megan Fox, wasn't shot with a still camera but with the RED ONE, the super inexpensive, super high-def movie camera. Basically Megan acted for 10 minutes, which they filmed on the RED, and then pulled out the...

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