Filmmaking

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A Brief History of Dance in Film

Here's a montage celebrating 125 years of one of the greatest artistic team-ups of all time: dance and film. Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to the Split Diopter Lens

A video essay for everyone curious about the split diopter but too afraid to ask. Read More

When is a Long Take Just a Gimmick?

We know that a Long Take is always a treat, but if it doesn't serve the story, it can feel… Read More

6 Filmmaking Tips from John Milius

The Don of the USC Film School Mafia helped make some of your favorite movies better, so check out some… Read More

Drake Doremus Talks ‘Endings, Beginnings’ and Love at First Sight with Sebastian Stan

The filmmaker discusses casting, happy accidents, and rewriting in the edit room. Read More

Why Line Producers Matter

A tribute to the unsung heroes of the production world. Read More

How First Assistant Directors Hold the Industry Together

Behind the scenes with Hollywood's unsung heroes. Read More

6 Filmmaking Tips from Michel Gondry

The filmmaker behind 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' shares his thoughts on inspiration, storyboarding, and why a little immaturity… Read More

6 Filmmaking Tips from Claire Denis

The celebrated filmmaker behind 'High Life,' 'Beau Travail,' and 'White Material' on location, leitmotifs, and why explaining things is overrated. Read More