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Why I Released My Film for Free on YouTube

Follow TheCruu!by Naama Kates – MovieMaker.com It’s all about where you premiere, who represents you, what kind of release you have. (Theatrical, limited, wide? Oh my!) There is an almost superstitious belief that the entire course of your film’s life is determined by what is really just the beginning… and if …

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CareerSkills & Techniques

Why Is IBM Hiring Screenwriters?

Follow TheCruu!by ADAGE.com written by Drew Neisser Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day. But teach a man to fish, and he’ll never go hungry, as the saying goes. Something similar can be said for storytelling. Try to hard-sell a product once, and maybe your prospect will …

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How To Tell A Great Story

Follow TheCruu!by In this 7 minute video, Chris Do and the Skool Network share 5 tips on how to tell a great story. How can you make your Vlogs more interesting by understanding storytelling fundamentals? These stoyrtelling tips can be used as part of a broader video/film production … or …

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Dialogue in Film: How Should Your Characters Talk?

Follow TheCruu!by It’s not easy to craft decent dialogue that sounds fluid, natural, and isn’t heavy-handed. Jack Nugent of Now You See It takes a swing at this pivotal topic, which can make the difference between an engaging film that audiences love, and one that we loathe.  Awesome insight into what the …

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CareerGear & TechSkills & Techniques

‘Face Director’ Lets You Synch and Blend Multiple Scene Takes in Post

Follow TheCruu!by Ever shoot an insane number of takes for a scene, plus one more for safety, only to still be disappointed with your options in post?  Of course you have. An actor might bring too much energy in one scene, not enough in the next, varied pause lengths and facial …

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Advanced Cinematography & Blocking Techniques Used in ‘Iron Man’

Follow TheCruu!by Setting Up Your Story Revealing a character You’re going to want to put some careful thought into how you’re going to introduce your audience to your main character, especially if they’re as epic a character as Tony Stark. In Iron Man, anticipation is heightened when the camera refuses to reveal …

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How Does an Editor Think and Feel?

Follow TheCruu!by For educational purposes only. You can donate to support the channel at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/everyframeapai… YOUTUBE PAGE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjFqcJQXGZ6T6sxyFB-5i6A

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StoryBoarding 101

Follow TheCruu!by Storyboarding is all about clear communication of your vision. Storyboards can help you construct your film, plan your shots and your edit, and visually communicate what you want to the rest of your team. Kevin Senzaki, confirmed sound wizard and also storyboard artist for VGHS and other RocketJump …

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A Script Is No Longer Enough: Why First-Time Feature Directors Must Make a Proof-of-Concept

Follow TheCruu!by MovieMaker.com Hollywood’s narrow focus on producing $150 million-and-up tent-poles, the spec script is no longer enough to get your project up and running. So what else do you need? Cue the proof-of-concept video. Simply stated, a proof-of-concept is a scene from your feature film script, shot and fashioned …

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Collaboration and Time Management

Follow TheCruu!by LinkedIN Pulse by Reid Hoffman Recently I was talking with the noted surgeon, writer, and public health researcher Atul Gawande about his demanding schedule – and how he tries to manage it for maximum impact. As I described the framework I use to navigate Silicon Valley and all its …

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