CareerSkills & Techniques

Make the Cut: with Imagine Dragons

Follow TheCruu!by Adobe Make the Cut is a new competition from software powerhouse, Adobe. They’re teaming up with Imagine Dragons, so YOU can collaborate on their next music video. The video above is a trailer, with more information. From the Adobe website … “Download exclusive, uncut music video footage and work …

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When Fair is Foul: Why Fair Use Isn’t an Impenetrable Defense for Indie Films

Follow TheCruu!by MovieMaker.com This situation is probably familiar to you: You don’t own it and you need to use it. Most films use or reference another work of art. Maybe it’s a popular song that will crescendo as your protagonists finally kiss. Or maybe your characters are watching a scene …

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GET OUT: Racism Is Horrifying

Follow TheCruu!by Socialist Worker WHY DON’T more horror movies deal with racism? Race, of course, is always lurking underneath the surface, especially from a white protagonist’s perspective. In many horror films, the monster is some unconscious manifestation of racial anxiety or white guilt, like the prosperous, Reagan-voting family in Poltergeist, haunted …

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CURRENT: Burning Sands on Netflix

Follow TheCruu!by Director, Gerard McMurray brings us a raw film about brotherhood and rites of passage, in Netflix’s “Burning Sands”.

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Children of Men: Don’t Ignore The Background

Follow TheCruu!by SUPPORT THE NERDWRITER HERE AND HELP ME MAKE MORE VIDEOS: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter TUMBLR: http://thenerdwriter.tumblr.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter Email me here: thenerdwriter@gmail.com SOURCES: Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Future in Alfonso Cuarón’s “Children of Men”: http://www.jstor.org/stable/41389843?… THE POLITICS OF MELANCHOLY IN ALFONSO CUARÓN’S Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN, CHILDREN OF MEN AND THE …

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If Your Film Isn’t Diverse, It Won’t Be Eligible for a BAFTA Award

Follow TheCruu!by Slate.com In an incredibly bold move, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced last week that, beginning in 2019, works that do not demonstrate inclusivity in their production practices will no longer be eligible for its annual awards, the BAFTAs, often considered the U.K. equivalent of …

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Top 5 Facts About Netflix

Follow TheCruu!by WatchMojo You’ve got a Netflix account … or you might share an account with yo’ cousin. The innovative rental and streaming media company has had you cycle renting, and binge watching your favorite shows for years. Did you know that it was just a home-grown operation at first? No?  Well, …

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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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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?

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