Author: Tengo

How to Write a TV Show Treatment (with Examples)

Good introduction to TV writing.

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The Top 5 Most Common Problems with Student Films

What are the biggest mistakes of most student films? This “Science of Editing” episode may just have the answer. Join “This Guy Edits” Sven Pape and Macquarie University lecturer Dr. Karen Pearlman, author of “Cutting Rhythms: Intuitive Film Editing” and former President of the Australian Screen Editors Guild for a look at specific things to avoid to make your films […]

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A Joy Story: Joy & Heron

A Joy Story: Joy & Heron

Lovely little film.

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Canon XF405 and Canon XC15 Impressions

Canon XF405 and Canon XC15 Impressions

I was given a quick loan of Canon XF405 (same as Canon XF400 but with SDI) and Canon XC15 professional camcorders from Canon to evaluate for my organisation. The following are my impressions after a few hours of testing and comparing the two cameras. Canon XF405 – Camera size and weight has shrunk significantly from the previous XF305 model which […]

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Backstory Short Film

Nice short film that makes you think about life…

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Creating a Simple Motion Graphics with After Effects CC 2018

Creating a Simple Motion Graphics with After Effects CC 2018

(This is an updated version of my previous tutorial on After Effects CC 2015) This beginner tutorial shows you how to create a simple video credits using basic motion graphics created in Adobe After Effects CC 2018. It should be the same for other versions except for some minor cosmetic changes in the interface. Post-Tutorial Notes: Anything that is black […]

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Hiding a Microphone in Plain Sight

How do you get a microphone really close? Here’s a brilliant solution.

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Cool Bandung

Cool Bandung

I was in Bandung for a few days. Friendly people, beautiful village and great weather, I am missing Bandung already. Shot in Fujifilm X-T1 with XF23mm F2.

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Mise En Scène & the Visual Themes of Wes Anderson

Mise En Scène & the Visual Themes of Wes Anderson

A video essay by Way Too Indie on Wes Anderson’s use of mise-en-scène & visual themes. Wes Anderson is certainly one of the best auteurs today. Another such filmmaker is Jean-Pierre Jeunet. In today’s filmmaking where everyone copies from everyone, it is much harder to carve out your own unique signature visual style compared to the pioneers.

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Détour — A film by Michel Gondry

Détour — A film by Michel Gondry

Another surrealistic film by Michel Gondry who is known for indie movies like The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, most people would not even realise it was shot on an iPhone. Interesting story too. Détour is accompanied by six additional short tutorial videos that give a behind the scenes look at the filming and […]

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