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Top Holiday Gifts for the Budding Filmmaker in Your Life

With recent leaps and bounds in technology, moviemaking has never been easier. If you have someone in your life who’s always filming on their phone, encourage them to take their hobby to the next level with these ideas. According to Story Envelope, the four stages of filmmaking are Pre-production, Production, Post-production, and Marketing/Distribution. Check out …

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4 Great Films That Have Memorable Dinners

Dining scenes sound like a bore: no gunplay, car chases, love scenes, and not even a wizard battle. But the truth is, dining scenes can often carry all the elements of what makes a movie great, sometimes incorporating comedy, tragedy, drama, love, war, peace, and more. When you want to watch or reimagine a good …

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Most Memorable Parking Garages in the Movies

Long-time staples of thrillers, horror films, spy flicks, and other movies, parking lots provide a wealth of places to hide, moody lighting, and of course, plenty of opportunities for cars to suddenly flick on their lights and peel out of the garage.  Regardless, it might be hard to remember a specific film with a parking …

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The History of Audio Recording and Reproduction

As technology improved over time, so did the recording industry. Over the last few centuries, it’s thanks to sound recording technology that created iconic musical scores for movies and entertainment, not to mention sound effects for just about anything.  From the sounds of dinosaurs roaring to the sounds of footsteps across the sand, recording sound …

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Most Common Types of Special Effects Used in Movies

Everyone loves movies. Whether it’s a lighthearted romantic comedy, creepy thriller, or adrenaline-pumping action film, there’s something for everyone. Commonly, no matter the genre, you’re bound to see special effects. Here are some of the most common types of special effects used in movies to know before your next movie night. What are special effects? …

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3 Surprising Film Reboots That Are in the Works

So many films are in the works at any given time that it’s hard to keep track of them all. Plus, plenty of films receive cancellations instead of release dates in the end. However, as you’ll see below, some projects are about to premiere or in full-on production. Read the list below to find three …

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Tips for First-Year Film Students

For young creatives, college is a great way to learn your craft while making the connections necessary to survive in such cut-throat industries. If you’re getting ready to head off to film school, take a look at these tips for first-year film students. Just Start Shooting Students who go to college normally need to take a …

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How To Upload a Video To YouTube

Whether you want to build a brand by uploading short films, comedy sketches, movie reviews, or some other niche, YouTube is the perfect place to do so. Once you complete your video content’s final edit, it’s time to upload it for your audience to discover and enjoy. Unfortunately, for first-time uploaders, it can sometimes be …

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