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Do you realize people go through years of academical studies or expensive courses at private universities to learn all that? It's certainly not something you're going to master by watching a few Youtube videos ... If you want to seriously get into film making, I would suggest you take a course. Not necessarily a full blown film studies degree, but you could ...


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I hate to burst your bubble, but if you are expecting video to be a similar level of intrusiveness to photography, you are almost certainly mistaken. Video is a much more work intensive process as it requires constant attention to make sure you are getting smooth usable shots instead of the occasional random thought that "I'd like a photo of this." It is ...


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Well, its a bit of a generic question. Almost like asking how to take a movie like shot using your camera. The answer is equally generic. Lighting, to prevent blowout or shadows take the shot when its cloudy, or near sunrise or sunset. (Unless you wanted a grunge harsh hot feel and maybe over exposed is the effect you are after, so take it at noon). Make ...


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If you feel comfortable with learning from good Youtube resources, here's some channels that have tons of material to answer your questions: https://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot https://www.youtube.com/user/everyframeapainting https://www.youtube.com/user/D4Darious https://www.youtube.com/user/DSLRguide (even better: His Blog http://dslrguide.tv/blog/)


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There's really two main types of film heads; pan/tilt heads and ball heads. There are a lot of other features you can get in tripods, for example, fluid heads. A fluid head is definitely something you'll want for video if you can afford one. They provide much smoother panning and tilting motion while operating the tripod. Geared heads allow for much more ...


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Based on this illustration, you are able to compare the sensor sizes of red cameras with film formats like 16mm, 35mm or 70mm imax and so on.


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It's usually just called "film-within-a-film," "movie-within-a-movie," "play-within-a-play," "play-within-a-movie," or whatever's most appropriate to the situation. There's a french term which describes it (mise en abyme), but as an english speaker, it's often more practical just to describe the technique however it appears. The Wikipedia entrance on story ...


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Depending on where you live, there will be some specific steps you need to take in order to start up your own business (which you'll ultimately want to do if you want to start charging people for your services). Other than that, I'd recommend that you start out by collaborating with some kind of non-profit organisation, if you can find one that have a need ...


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Wow broad question, do you have anything to narrow it down, only want wide, closeup, POV (from front or back), moving with the actor etc. what is the context of the film or story does it need the shots (Storyboard) If it was me, using a wheelchair could produce some nice shots from behind, if it is on a road/street you could film out the back of a cars ...


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I have two screen set up and I record everything live using a blue yeti and the record feature in key note..i use the "show presenter note" to write the script for the various slides using RED to signify when to click on the advance arrow to trigger an animation - text replace .. etc.. with two screens keynote shows a "live" view and a "preview" view with ...



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