Monthly Archives: October 2012

The True Cost of Filmmaking in the 21st Century

Myth As a college professor teaching filmmaking students in the “digital age,” I often encounter many misconceptions as to the true cost of shooting and finishing a film on celluloid.  Students mistakenly believe that if it was not for the … Continue reading

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Your No Nonsense Night at the Movies

Howard Hawks, perhaps the most reliable director of filmed entertainment in American history, once said his goal was to make every movie have “three great scenes and no bad ones.” I swear that most of the crap from this summer … Continue reading

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Television Recommendation: Svengoolie

Television and cinema have much in common: namely the moving image.  A good portion of these respective technologies’ histories are bound together in a sometimes uneasy symbiosis.  Cinema is regarded as the higher form of art, the more glamorous image.  … Continue reading

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