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Film Production
what is vfx
Films have the power to transport us to a different world altogether. They can construct entirely new universes for us to explore. And the very technique that allows them to do that is VFX. So what is VFX? VFX refers to visual effects. It is sometimes shortened as visual FX as well. These effects are...
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what is a production manager in film
While actors may get their names in lights and directors can become world-renowned for their films, there are certain individuals responsible for making sure a movie gets made.  A production manager connects the many moving pieces of a film. They are a little bit like The Dude’s rug in The Big Lebowski, which really tied...
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how to start a film production company
If you are thinking about starting a production company, there are several things to keep in mind. Whether you’ll be doing commercial studio video production or shooting feature films, there’s a whole lot to know. Following the tips of those who’ve been able to successfully start a production company can help you take those ideas...
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what does production mean in film
The Phases of Film Production Film production involves a huge amount of people power, as well as creativity and time. For a film to make it all the way to the eyes of viewers, it must go through several stages. From development to distribution, there are a few phases that shape films and make movie-going...
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how to get good audio when filming
If you are working on a major film production, you will likely have a team dedicated to audio that includes recording engineers, sound mixers, and so forth. Sometimes, though, you have to make your audio sound great with what you’ve got, and that may not always include an entire team or big budget. Still, there...
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what is a dp in film production
The making of a movie requires time and effort from many skilled and creative people. The director of photography (DoP or DP) is one of those individuals, fulfilling a critical role in the viewer’s experience of the film. The DP, also referred to as the cinematographer, is the person who oversees the camera and lighting...
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