Archive for October 2013

Filmmaker Challenge: Comedy in one Take

We were discussing the concept of the “long take”- a scene in a movie in which the action plays out in a scene without any cuts. The effect of this is one of realism: the scene has to take place in real time and the camera follows the character through an emotional arc without interruption.... Read more »

Others Demand Proof: Proof I Once Handled "Real" Film

Even though I call myself a “filmmaker” I’ve never actually worked with film. At least, I’ve never worked with motion picture film- I took a film photography class back when I was in High school which was in the last millennium so I’m not sure that counts. I’m not alone in this: the industry has... Read more »