Technique

Videos on Film Making and Video Technique

The Longest Axis  – Alexander Mackendrick’s take on using space.

No Cost Steady-Cam….  (Thanks to Ben Woodiwiss from Film Club for this Link)

Interview with Nuri Bilge Ceylan – Ceylan is a master of the long take.

Interview with Janusz Kaminski – Oscar winning director of Photography

The two interview links above were sourced from Cinephilia and Beyond, one of the most comprehensive and exciting blogs on film making on the net.
Updated on a daily basis it is a brilliant and ongoing resource.

Spotted by Anne Milne, one of our Edinburgh tutors, here’s an essential guide to camera shots and conventions from Empire Online: Film 101 

Steve Johnstone in Dundee suggests having a look at The Lightning Bug for help towards developing stories.  There’s lots of useful material on the site to help both teachers and pupils.

More to follow.  If there’s a particular area of film making craft that you’d like us to look in to for you, let us know and we’ll see what we can find and share for you.

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