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Learning Visual Vocabulary: 4 Years of Film School in 100 videos. Adam Schnitzer on Vimeo. Kevin B. Lee’s Videos on Vimeo. Montivagus Productions’s Videos on Vimeo. HorrorOldSchool. Spectacular Attractions. Jump Cuts: The Good, The Bad, of the Discontinuous Edit. Recently I asked the question to the Twitter-verse to get some insight from my fellow editors.

Jump Cuts: The Good, The Bad, of the Discontinuous Edit

The reason for posing the question was because I have taken an interest in YouTube Vloggers. It all started with Casey Neistat, the patron saint of new media content creators. This led me to another YouTuber, Sara Dietschy. She had produced a tongue in cheek breakdown of “How to VLOG like Casey Neistat” which after a mention from Casey propelled her from 4,000 subscribers to 40,000 in one day. Impressive. After doing some research, I found that Sara is one of the Adobe Creative Residents for 2015-2016.

WATCH: With These Video Essays, Who Needs Film School? Cameron Carpenter's eye-opening video essay series asks the hard-hitting questions every filmmaker wants answered.

WATCH: With These Video Essays, Who Needs Film School?

Here at No Film School, we take the time to look throughout the vast depths of the internet to bring you the best video essays we can find. They're a great way to break down the techniques and composition of iconic filmmakers or to discover themes that you can apply to your own work. Essayists like Tony Zhou, Kevin B. Spielberg's Subtext - Mike Hill. Raccord’s Videos on Vimeo. The Royal Ocean Film Society on Vimeo. Filmmaking, Martin Scorsese and Cinematography. Cuts & Transitions 101. Cuts & Transitions 101. Top 50 YouTube and Vimeo Channels for Filmmakers and Cinephiles. There are numerous film-related YouTube and Vimeo channels that hold thousands of high quality material about filmmaking.

Top 50 YouTube and Vimeo Channels for Filmmakers and Cinephiles

Whether you’re interested in directing, screenwriting, editing and cinematography, or interviews, behind-the-scene anecdotes, and making-of documentaries are really your thing, these are the channels and playlists we wholeheartedly recommend you to check out. Flooby Nooby: Cinematography. Something I try to make clear on a regular basis is that cinematography is only a part of the many pieces that make up a film.

Flooby Nooby: Cinematography

Lighting, blocking and framing aside, colour and set design are obviously a big part of what we need to pay attention to, and here you can see a very specific pallet has been chosen for this film. From scene to scene there are different splashes here and there, but overall, shadows are warm and highlights cool - often, it's the other way around. Regardless, I absolutely love how colour was handled in this film. The pace of the first chapter is so perfect and the tension that Tarantino builds is almost traumatizing! To hit that sort of perfection you need amazing actors - Denis Menochet and Christoph Waltz bring so much to the story, far beyond, I believe, the genius words that Tarantino placed in front of them. Film/Book Analysis. Joseph Mascelli’s famous book, the Five C’s on Cinematography, published in 1965.

Film/Book Analysis

Joseph Mascelli’s richly detailed classic is one of my absolute favorites and everything that is taught in there still holds strong and true today. There’s good reason why it’s often referred to as the most widely respected book on cinematography ever printed. Mascelli’s own history is fascinating in how he became a Hollywood cinematographer. After serving in WW II, he was hired by the U.S Air force to work primarily as a civilian cinematographer and director, where he became the first cameraman to shoot aerial footage of the first H-Bomb test at Bikini Atoll, as part of Operation Crossroads.

He later came to California to work on rather obscure and forgotten movies like Wild Guitar, The Thrill Killers and Monstrosity (the one movie which he directed). An image from Monstrosity, also known as The Atomic Brain, a 1964 ‘schlock’ horror flick directed by Mascelli. Top 50 YouTube and Vimeo Channels for Filmmakers and Cinephiles. Animationbegins. Filmanalytical: Interplay: Audiovisual Or Videographic Film Studies Research Publications by Catherine Grant, 2012-2015. As I head off to give yet another presentation on audiovisual forms of film studies research, I realised that as well as making around 130 videos since 2009—many of them public here—I have also published quite a lot on these topics, and to date all of those publications are online.So, below, I have pasted in the full list of those published reflections with clickable links to them, to accompany my latest published video essay, which just appeared in the most recent issue of the wonderful journal Lola.

filmanalytical: Interplay: Audiovisual Or Videographic Film Studies Research Publications by Catherine Grant, 2012-2015

Thanks so much to all those fellow film scholars who nurtured, edited, reviewed and published the below essays of mine. Film and Moving Image Studies Re-Born Digital?’ Some Participant Observations’, Frames, 1, 2012. Moving Pictures beginning with G in AUDIOVISUALCY: Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies. Cinefamily’s Videos on Vimeo. DSLRguide. Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Serious Film. MUST SEE FILMS’s Videos on Vimeo. Interviews & Analysis. Tom Antos’s Videos on Vimeo. Nelson Carvajal on Vimeo. Every Frame a Painting on Vimeo. David Anderson on Vimeo. The Cinematography of "The Incredibles" - Part 1.

Whether its up shots or down shots, you'll often find these lines that run through the character's eyes, again unconsciously leading your eyes to where the director wants you to focus.

The Cinematography of "The Incredibles" - Part 1

With so many nice angles that keep making the shots look visually interesting even when they are meant to be very simple, all reminds of the show Mad Men. Almost that retro look, I suppose The Incredibles is meant to be set in the 50s and then once they flash forward to after the marriage and the trial we're in the 60s. It's strong, graphic, bold cinematic storytelling displayed in the visual grammar of this film. Like in the Mad Men, The Incredibles has sleek color combinations and contrasting shapes, well balanced imagery, textures space on the screen is well balanced with flat texture-less areas, particular areas of each shot hold certain amounts of weight and value. See all the crazy angles in the following shots. Watch the story reel (animatic) for this sequence here. Cinematography.

תוכן העניינים של הבלוג. Jennine Lanouette on Vimeo. Vashi Nedomansky’s Videos. Visual Storytelling in Filmmaking. February 22, 2015 Film is a brilliant combination of written word, music, sound and pictures, so this week we’re looking at the ways we can tell a story visually, rather than always relying on dialogue to explain things.

Visual Storytelling in Filmmaking

Too often, we rely on a narrator to tell the story, or have characters awkwardly explain things to each other so the audience can understand. This Study of Steven Spielberg's Cinematography Can Help You Master the Long Take. Every Frame a Painting. This is the first of two new videos today.

Every Frame a Painting

Watch this one first. Off the top of your head, could you sing the theme from Star Wars? How about James Bond? Or Harry Potter? EGIL. Basic Filmmaker. Three-point lighting?

Basic Filmmaker

Sure, that's cool. But what really makes this method work is the background! USED IN THIS EPISODE:Remote control wail outlet: clamp lights: Cheap Lit Kit with Green Screen: REACH THE BASIC FILMMAKER:Email: thebasicfilmmaker@gmail.comBlog: Cinematic Montage Creators on Vimeo. Anatomy of a Scene w/ Director Josh Mond. Camera Movement - Storytelling with Cinematography. Nelson Carvajal’s Videos on Vimeo. Art of the Film’s Videos on Vimeo. Top 10 Best Montages of All Time. Story Wonk. Film Studies Resources. Indie Cinema Academy on Vimeo. Lighting - Storytelling with Cinematography. Visual Storytelling in Filmmaking. Film Misc on Pinterest. Screenwriting, Film and David Fincher. Kevin B. Lee’s Videos on Vimeo. How to Make A Short Film: Important Tips and Advice. Cinema Squid Movie & TV Screenshots. Directing Motion. Directing Motion Tour Sneak Peek: Breaking Down a Scene from Spielberg's 'Empire of the Sun'

As a director or cinematographer, knowing how and when to move the camera is an extremely important skill, and it’s something that takes a lot of practice to get better at. One way to get a better sense of how camera movement can affect a scene is to dissect what the greatest directors and directors of photography have done with their films. A growing archive of stills from the best films ever. COMPOSITION. The Cinematography of "The Incredibles" - Part 1. Jim Emerson’s Videos.