Posts by Indie Film Hustle

WATCH: Pastiche and How Great Artists Steal…PERIOD!

Pastiche and How Great Artists Steal…PERIOD! A wise man once described Film as the newest form of art of the 20th century which can also be defined as a series of images projected on a screen. And the succession of images creates ideas which, in turn, generate emotions. Pastiche, which is a term used in…

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Is the Hollywood Crash Coming?

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The Hollywood Crash Is Coming Soon…?? Is Hollywood about to crash? The eye of the storm of this crash could be movie theaters. People’s buying and viewing habits have changed dramatically over the last decade. The public generally doesn’t buy a full album to listen to a hot single anymore instead, they stream their favorite…

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Costume Design: The Hidden Art Form of Cinema

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Costume Design: The Hidden Art Form of Cinema There is a lot that can be said about a character in a movie by what they wear. The costume of a character alone can give you a hint about the period the film was set (in the 50s, 60s, 90s, or 2000s), the profession of the character…

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Watch: Fight Club and the Art of Sound Design

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Fight Club and the Art of Sound Design Sound design is an integral part of making a film, but it is often one of the most unnoticed. This may be its strength, not a weakness. Creating sound to suit actions in scenes takes a whole lot of ingenuity to blend seamlessly into the movie such…

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Watch: How Stanley Kubrick Mastered Practical Lighting

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How Stanley Kubrick Mastered Practical Lighting There’s no other movie experience as unique as watching a Stanley Kubrick movie. Even after his death, he is still regarded as one of the most creative, visionary, and idiosyncratic of our time. He gave us exemplary movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, A Clockwork Orange,…

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How to Write an Epic Antagonist – Breaking Down The Joker

How to Write an Epic Antagonist – Breaking Down The Joker The video “The Dark Knight — Creating the Ultimate Antagonist” from Lessons from the Screenplay is about the real struggle between the Batman and the Joker. This battle is not so much a battle to the death like most protagonist/antagonist relationships as much as it…

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John Milius: The Craziest Writer/Director in Hollywood?

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John Milius: The Craziest Writer/Director in Hollywood? The world knows John Milius as the craziest man in Hollywood mainly because of his unconventional style of filmmaking and choosing a rather different storyline for the movies. He is an ultimate legend of the film industry and a friend to Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Born in…

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Demystifying Digital Camera Sensor Size

Demystifying Digital Camera Sensor Size The soul of any digital camera is its digital sensor—to determine the resolution, camera sensor size, depth of field, low-light performance, dynamic range, lenses, and even the camera’s physical size but the camera sensor is the key. The camera image sensor is a solid-state device. This is the  part of…

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Scrivener Screenwriting App: The Final Draft Killer

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Scrivener Screenwriting App: The Final Draft Killer For some people, the only thing that matters is writing. They wake up with ideas, while some may carry around a table, others carry a notepad and pen to jot ideas, maybe choices, even a paragraph or two. The idea has been like a seed that was planted…

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Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Comes Out of Retirement to Direct Another Anime Feature

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Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Comes Out of Retirement…Again! He’s Back! Three years after his “retirement” Studio Ghibli animation legend Hayao Miyazaki appears coming out of retirement and ready to return to feature filmmaking. Anime News Network reports that the legendary anime director revealed he wasn’t happy with the Computer Generated animated short he’s been directing on for the Studio Ghibli Museum…

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