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Everything We’ve Learned Since the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer

  It’s been three days since J.J. Abrams and the forces behind Star Wars: Episode

5 Techniques That Create Depth & Make Your Cinematography More Dynamic

How do you create depth when you’re working with a two-dimensional medium? One of

Sony Pictures’ Movies Leaked Courtesy Of North Korea

  I know James Franco can be a little tiresome, but even I wouldn’t

On Location L.A. Video Contest Lets Aspiring Filmmakers Showcase Their Work

One is a snapshot of a changing Jordan Downs, the iconic housing project in

The Ad Agency For Apple, Pepsi and McDonald’s Is Advising Clients To Slash Millions From Their TV Budgets

Omnicom Media Group, the global media network that oversees more than $50 billion in

Nielsen: We’ve Been Getting TV Ratings Wrong Since March

Nielsen, the far-too-powerful institution that measures television ratings—and by association, is the governing body

Once-Glittering Côte D’Ivoire Film Industry Hopes For a Sequel

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire — On a recent, overcast afternoon in this West African city, Abdoul

3 Types of Characters the Camera Finds Irresistible

  The film camera responds to “character” first and great acting second. Most actors

11 Tips for Starting Your Own Indie Film Festival

People always ask me why would I want to start such an event. Really,

I Made a Movie Worth Stealing: My Experience with Piracy

The other day I saw a discussion on Facebook about whether or not filmmakers

14 Movies Every Tech Geek Will Love

1. The Social Network Let’s get this one out of the way. Friends have recommended

Temporary Foreign Workers: Film, TV Industry Assured Timely Permits

Representatives from the film and TV industry say Immigration Minister Chris Alexander has given them

14 Great Robin Williams Moments From TV, Movies, and Stand-Up

In the wake of tragic news, we have to remember to laugh and remember

In the Digital Age, Projectionists Still Need to Learn How to Show 35mm Film Prints

For our first TECHIE / TRADE TUESDAY … While digital may now be the primary

Documentarian Paved the Way For Cinéma Vérité

Robert Drew, the man who altered both journalism and filmmaking when he helped develop


Hey Guys. Daniel here from the Music Bed. Real quick, I want to tell

Politics & Film on WMM – “Lucy: Why I’m Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen”

Welcome to your week. Mondays are now the day WMM will be bringing you

Legendary Producer Marin Karmitz on Great Directors, Producing, and Why Money is Never the Real Problem

Combining taste, business savvy, and enduring idealism for the role cinema can play within

Here’s Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Korycinski, an award-winning filmmaker, is currently in pre-production on “The Haircut,” a short film

Premiere Pro Tutorial: Using the ‘Set Matte’ Effect to Create Badass Titles in Seconds

Adding titles may not be the most exciting of your post-production process, but that’s not

Watch: Wim Wenders’ ‘Room 666,’ Featuring Spielberg, Godard, Fassbinder, Herzog, Antonioni & More

Thirty-one years ago today, Rainer Werner Fassbinder died from a cocaine-induced heart attack in his Munich apartment, leaving behind a

What’s the Best Lens for the Job? It’s All a Matter of Perspective

When you first start shooting photos and videos, understanding the basic differences between lenses is pretty


Many words come to mind when describing the films of Alejandro Jodorowsky. Everything from “surreal”

Vimeo Uploads With Copyright Material Will Now Be Flagged Automatically, Even If It’s Licensed

You may already be familiar with YouTube’s copyright protection software, which scans all uploads to

10 Unconventional Steps to Get Your Indie Film Out in the World

Where do you go after winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes for your first

Atom Egoyan’s Golden Rules

The Egypt-born, Canada-bred Egoyan has written, directed, produced and edited more than 25 films