Check out various filmmaking tutorials, websites and additional resources.
Khan Academy Storytelling Lessons (centered around film and visual storytelling): https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass-storytelling/storytelling-pixar-in-a-box#ah-piab-film-grammar
Lenses, Compositions and Angles (7:30 min)
Telling Your Story with Different Shots (4 min)
How to Shoot Gorgeous Documentary Interviews (webpage) https://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/how-to-shoot-gorgeous-documentary-interviews/
Lighting Different kinds of lighting setups (webpage)
DSLR Lighting Techniques from Eve Hazelton (7 min)
Audio Audio Tips for Filmmaking (8 min)
Audio for Video: Lavaliere & Shotgun Mics, Boompoles, External Recorders (5 min)
Editing Three Beginning Editing Mistakes (3 min)
This One Thing Will Make Your Editing Better (7 min)
Film Analysis Video Essays
Akira Kurosawa – Composing Movement (8:30 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doaQC-S8de8&t=12s
Anatomy of the Dreamlike Romance (10 min)
Carol: The Love Story in A Look (8 min)
Colour in Storytelling (16:30 min)
David Lean’s Scene Transitions (8 min)
In Praise of 16mm (8 min)
Inarritu’s Visual Poetry (4 min)
Moonlight Explained: Cameras, Symbols & More (11 min)
MUSIC IN FILM (7 min)
Scene Breakdown | The Social Network (6 min)
SFX Secrets: Aspect Ratios https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXgFcNUWqX0&t=5s
Taika Waititi: Mastering Happy Sad Cinema (9:30 min)
Wong Kar-Wai and Selfhood (8 min)
Film School Rejects – Filmmaking reviews and articles.
Film Sourcing – Everything from tutorials to fake brands to use in your films. Tutorials, downloads, articles and resources for making a movie poster. *Some free, some not.
Google Arts and Culture – This database has a ton of awesome artistic and cultural resources (across nearly all mediums). This link will take you to their film collections including a Mosfilm collection and Korean Film Archive. https://artsandculture.google.com/search/partner?q=film
Kanopy — Stream thousands of films for free, thanks to the generous support of your public library or university. Access for free by logging in with your library card info. https://www.kanopy.com/
Motionographer – (pronounced like “oceanographer”) is a source of inspiration and insight for designers, animators and storytellers of all stripes.
No Film School – This site features a little bit of everything from gear to tutorials to forums. There is a lot of information on here.
Premium Beat provides exclusive, high-quality tracks and sound effects for use in new and traditional media projects, including videos, films, apps, games, and television programming.
SkillShare — free video classes for podcasts, creative writing, film/video, animation, etc.
Wolfcrow – Filmmaking for beginners. Lots of basics, lots of uncommon information, good workflow techniques for post-production.
Watch all the Hitchcock movies here:
Free sound effects
Last updated November 23, 2020.
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