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The world is filled with all sorts of data and databases. The world swarms with experts and consultants who analyse this content called metrics. The metrics of your Twitter, your Facebook, your YouTube and other video outlets. As screenwriters and filmmakers it is easy to be overly impressed by all of this data, all these […]

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This week in our video production tips, we’re talking about using Negative Space. What is negative space? Simply put, it’s the area around and behind the subject of a shot’s focus. It can be used to create various effects, such as implying at things that are off-screen or creating a certain ‘feel’ for a scene. […]

How to Make a Quality Feature Film for $10,000

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