Tag Archives: film

Live/Love Work

  It’s been a while since I posted anything on the blog. Let’s just say that ‘life’ got in the way. But work is life and life is work, or better said I’m one of those who lives to work rather than works … Continue reading

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A few classes coming up!

Hi again, After the last TV show I took some time off to shoot a music video, I went overseas to two weddings at the opposite ends of Europe, renovated my apartment in Bucharest in record time, and I am … Continue reading

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Director’s Homework

I must have worked with over a hundred directors by now, with some of them on more than one project. Some are camera oriented, the shots are everything to them. Others concentrate a lot more on performance, they focus on … Continue reading

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Screen Direction 101

The other day I stumbled upon this sweet website that made use of a few Film Continuity rules in a really fun and creative way! Eternal Moonwalk is a quirky online tribute to Michael Jackson. It’s a simple crowdsourced website … Continue reading

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You’ve Got To Sell Your Heart

I just read this letter written in 1938 by F. Scott Fitzgerald to an aspiring writer who sent him a story and asked for feedback on the quality of her writing. Here is the very honest advice that could apply … Continue reading

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The Faces On Our Screens

Whenever I go to the cinema I always try to get a seat at the back of the theatre so I can see the entire screen. A couple of weeks ago I went with a friend to see a film … Continue reading

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Whodunnit

This is a great clip to test your attention to details! It’s one continuous shot so what could go wrong – there’s no continuity right? I’ve already said too much. All those I’ve shown this clip to, my ex students, … Continue reading

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