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The Evolution: From Photography to the Birth of Video

December 1, 2023

In the vast realm of visual storytelling, the birth of video marked a revolutionary leap from the static frames of photography to the dynamic world of moving images. This transformation, fueled by technological innovation and a quest for capturing life in motion, has left an indelible mark on the history of cinema. The Dawn of […]

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Learn three-point Lighting

November 19, 2023

The three-point lighting technique is a standard method used in photography, cinematography, and video production to illuminate a subject effectively. This technique involves using three key light sources strategically placed to control the direction, intensity, and quality of the light on the subject. The three primary lights are the key light, fill light, and backlight. […]

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Understanding Rec. 709 Color Standard in High-Definition Video

October 31, 2023

In the world of high-definition video, achieving accurate and consistent color representation is paramount. One crucial standard that plays a significant role in this process is Rec. 709, also known as ITU-R BT.709. In this article, we’ll delve into the intricacies of Rec. 709 and its vital role in ensuring impeccable color quality in HD […]

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“Rashomon” – A Timeless Dive into the Human Psyche

October 28, 2023

Director: Akira Kurosawa Release Year: 1950 Genre: Psychological Drama “Rashomon” opens beneath the Rashomon Gate during a heavy rainstorm, where a woodcutter and a priest are seeking shelter. What they’ve witnessed and their differing accounts form the crux of the film. The story revolves around a crime involving a bandit, a samurai, and his wife. […]

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MOEDERTJIE Directed by Joseph Albrecht South Africa, 1931 Drama, Short 30 Synopsis Tante Koester (Moedertjie) and her husband travel by train to Maraisburg to look for their only son who hasn’t written home for two years. Arriving after dark, they spend the night in the station’s waiting room – meeting other strangers, each with their own tales of loss and sorrow.

Moedertjie – A Timeless Ode to a Mother’s Love

October 25, 2023

Moedertjie, first South African talki

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YISFF 2023: Calling All Student Filmmakers for an International Showcase!

October 22, 2023

In an exciting development for young filmmakers, Yuva Media and Entertainment, Chennai, is thrilled to announce the launch of the 1st Yuva International Short Film Festival (YISFF). This prestigious film festival is geared towards students in colleges and universities worldwide and is scheduled to take place on November 5, 2023, at “The Edouard Michelin Auditorium […]

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Shiju Balagopalan on 28th IFFK

Director’s Accusations Shine Light on IFFK Selection Practices

October 21, 2023

Shiju Balagopalan, an independent Malayalam film director, has voiced concerns regarding the selection process of the 28th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) on his Facebook profile. Balagopalan, the director of the Malayalam film “Eran” (The Man Who Always Obeys), recently submitted his film to the festival and expressed dissatisfaction with how it was handled. […]

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What are major problem faced by video editors while editing documentary films?

Editing Documentary Films – Challenges and Solutions

February 1, 2023

What are major problem faced by video editors while editing documentary films?

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1990 films

Golden 1990s: The Decade which redefined cinema

December 29, 2022

The 1990s was a period of immense growth for the movie-going public. The decade saw the birth of some of the most iconic films in history, with the likes of “Jurassic Park,” “Terminator 2,” and “Forrest Gump” all making their debuts. But more than just being a time of great movie releases, the early 1990s […]

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Top 10 Best Video Editing Software Solutions

Best Video Editing Software for Filmmakers

August 20, 2022

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a filmmaker who is in the market for a new video editing software. But with all of the different options out there, it can be tough to decide which one is right for you and your workflow. In this article, we’ll break down some of the best video editing software options for filmmakers so that you can make an informed decision on which one is right for you.

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