Trying not to lose too many words over this. Five minutes and a half of pure black & white joy. Some of the most memorable celluloid moments all in one place just for us to enjoy it.
So the GoPro Hero 5 was just introduced and it looks like it’s finally somtehing we want. Not that the previous ones weren’t on our “I-wish-I-get-it-this-Christmas” list but the fact that the camera doesn’t need any extra protective housing and the image is finally starting to look a bit high-end it might end up in our on-set box of goodies.
But let us not be the judge, check it out! (and don’t stare at those surfer’s bums too much)
If you’re working on a budget – and being a filmmaker pretty much means being on a budget – why don’t you save some money in your post-production and download daVinci Resolve. It’s completely free and, what’s best, it’s completely high-end professional tool for post-production.
There is a Studio version which is payable but trust me, for your indie short film this is more than you will ever need.
And just to help you out here’s a video with a few tips on how to use it (the video is meant to be for users who are already familiar with daVinci Resolve but so it won’t hurt if you download it first and click through it to get a grip).
The fact that this video is more than a year old doesn’t make it any less useful. As a matter of fact, for any of you short film screenwriters and directors out there, I’d say it’s a bit of a must-watch.
If you’ve never heard of the Wilhelm Scream before you should definitely watch this and step out of the fog. Especially if you call yourself a filmmaker. Or a film lover.
Will we put it in our short film? Maybe…
But be warned… Once you know about this you will never be able to watch any movie the same way again. You will probably become one of those “Oh, there it was!” after this.
Three times Oscar awarded Film editor “master” Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, English Patient) gives a lecture on his golden rules of editing.
Yes, art is beautiful. And when one art form meets another magic happens.
While I’m on the journey to making my short film I’m trying to devour anything and everything I get on all aspects of filmmaking. There’s countless of advise out there; some of them useful, some of them self-propaganda and some of them that just want to rip you off. As much as I think Sorkin is a genius and as much as I love him I’m slowly starting to get cold shivers whenever he appears in every single browser tab I open. I know he has masterclasses, I checked the site and I’m pretty sure they kick ass. But can you please stop bombarding me. Continue reading “If you don’t read anything else about screenwriting just read this”
Since The Pitch is all about homage we thought it appropriate to also make a poster that would be a nod to history of moving pictures. and who better to turn to than the great Saul Bass.
Our storyboarder Magdalena took to acrils and brushes and brought to life this beauty. We are more than proud of it.