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Nicholas cage career and films analysis

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its better to call him actor who did pretty bad movies.i think he is a versatile actor and can pull off complex roles if he get a good director.Some of the films where he did terrfic job Face off A different concept well executed.Nicholas cage did terrific job with his villain antics and equally a good performance as a family …

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Filmmaking – Difference between novel,script writing and directing

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Novel writing It is free writing where writer can put their thoughts into words .Novels won’t have specific rules to follow so it is much more creative compared to all other writings Screenplay writing It is more visual writing compared to Novel writing as screenwriter has to give some specifics like location,charterer name ,transitions etc.A screenplay will have 90–120 pages …

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Filmmaking – Entire process in one article

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yes Normally they have their own team like Assistant directors,personal manager and script writers etc. Independent film directors may have small number of friends helping him Till they get producer they will work on script and pre production stage.Once they get producer then normally it will be collaboration between writing,direction and production team for pre production. Pre production is a …

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How to read analyze or understand a dilm

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First is common sense .If you are in a view to to read and compare to real world then it will fail.You will be nitpicking everything and you will disconnect with film. if you are seeing scifi then human brain will automatically tune to certail level of liberty and if you are going to see real biography dramas then human …

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Filmmaking Q&A – Answers and advice

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Should the film editor have music knowledge to edit a film? Editing is different with Sound editing .Although they share same process both crafts are slightly different but overall film editor need to take care of all other processes like sound editing,mixing etc ,so overall in depth of Sound editing is not required but he should have overall idea of …

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Filmmaking- What are props and their use in films

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Prop is nothing but an object used with respect to story in films like gun,sunglasses,chairs etc. You can say non living actors in a movie are props . putting objects randomly in a scene is bad directing A director should analyse why a particular prop is used,in what camera angle it should be in ,is prop is directly related to …

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best film schhols in India and practicle advice for film students

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In India no institute can give a job in films ,if they try also you will be placed as at most an Assistant to someone in present scenario. In olden times there are lots of opportunities for FTII students but in present days it is very difficult but you will learn more from FTII college .You will gain great knowledge …

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books to read for cinematography, screenwriting, direction

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1.Syd field books on screen writing When I first read these books I really very confident that I can write a script , It is both technical and have lots of insight on how to write characters and how certain scenes should be written 2. In the blink of an eye on editing best book on editing which is very …

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nice article on sound and when to use in films

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nice article on sound and when to use in films  from  element of cinema The iconic Jaws theme is a classic example of music that unnerves viewers. Music is one of the elements of a film’ssound design. It is different from dialogue and sound effects in that usually it does not have its source as part of the filmic space. Gunshots …

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