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“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”: VFX Breakdown (Video)

A look at VFX breakdown for the movie “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile...

“No Country for Old Men”: Storyboards (Video)

The Coen Brothers are known to storyboard their entire film before they ever begin principal photography.  Scene: Street Shootout No Country for Old Men storyboard example. Synopsis: While out hunting, Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin)...

Ron Howard (Filmmaker): Commentary

In this exclusive interview, Ron Howard discusses the most important part of making a movie. Ronald William Howard is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first came to prominence as a child actor, guest-starring...

1917: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie “1917.” Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director brings his singular vision to this World War I epic. At the height of the First World War, two young...

Maleficent, Mistress of Evil: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie “Maleficent.” Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials,...

“Deadpool”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of “Deadpool.” Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein)...

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the award winning tv series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”. Detective Jake Peralta, a talented and carefree cop with the best arrest record, has never had to follow the rules too...

Onward: Behind the Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of “Onward” with Tom Holland and Chris Pratt. Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on an journey to discover if there is still a little magic...

Star Wars, The Rise of Skywalker: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith...

“Tomb Raider” (2018): Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie “Tomb Raider.” Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance,...

“Mulan”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of “Mulan”. To save her ailing father from serving in the Imperial Army, a fearless young woman disguises herself as a man to battle northern invaders in China.

“Harley Quinn, Birds of Prey”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey”. After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil...

“Tomorrow Never Dies”: Storyboards (Video)

You should always storyboard stunts for extra safety. It will help your coordinators too. Wardrobe decided to change both costumes. Scene: Banner Escape Storyboards by Martin Asbury for Roger Spottiswoode’s Tomorrow Never Dies. Synopsis: Media...

“Bad Boys For Life”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

Sony has released a brief behind-the-scenes video of franchise stars Will Smith (Mike) and Martin Lawrence (Marcus) sharing their memories of working on the films and their excitement about returning after so many years to do a new...

What is Dolby Atmos? (Video)

Dolby isn’t just a frontrunner in picture quality, in fact, it’s primary advantage is its sound capabilities. This sound system is referred to as Dolby Atmos and takes surround sound to a different level. All theaters...

“Alien”: Storyboards (Video)

Ridley Scott did not draw stick figures here, and while he probably picked up some pretty slick storyboarding skills when he attended the Royal College of Art, it doesn’t mean you should throw in...

What is Standard Dolby Vision? (Video)

When you see that the movie is playing in Standard or Digital, this is your typical experience. If you pay the minimum rate at the theatre, and just ask for the regular ticket, this...

“Jurassic Park”: Storyboards (Video)

The notes help lead you into each new shot. Multiple slides (or cells) for can be used for a single shot, especially if you plan to linger a bit. Scene: Raptor Attack Storyboards by...

What is Aspect Ratio? A Formula for Framing Success

The shape of your image is dictated by its aspect ratio. In the early days, there was only one option while today there are many. Understanding the power of aspect ratio has on your...

“Star Wars, A New Hope”: Storyboards (Video)

Scene: A Galaxy Far, Far Away George Lucas did a storyboard for the title sequence. C3PO looks really different in these. Tougher. Lucas knew how he wanted that final shot. Storyboards by George Lucas...

6 Practical Tips to Creating Content with Greater Impact

1. Start with a purpose Creating content for a daily Facebook post or for an upcoming blog article? Either way, it’s important to take time to define your project goals before you begin designing...

“Get Out”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie “Behind The Scenes.” Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a...