1. In the Zone


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    This is my entry into the FilmmakerIQ.com 2013 Greenscreen Contest. Special thanks to Bob Bender and the Altoona Academy of Tae Kwon-Do for use of their facilities.

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    • The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio


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      John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras. This lesson is part of the…

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      • Composition Techniques for Widescreen Aspect Ratios


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        Aspect Ratio is one of many choices you make when deciding how to shoot your film. John Hess explains some basic tips on how to visualize your desired ratio and some helpful composition techniques.. EQUIPMENT…

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        • The Evolution of Modern Non-Linear Editing: Part 1 - From Tape To Digital


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          Trace the history of modern day film editing - starting with electronic engineers developing solutions for capturing and editing television through to the first computerized editing systems. This…

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          • The Evolution of Digital Non-Linear Editing: Part 2 - the Digital Revolution


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            We pick up the story from the electronic engineers of television in part 1, to computer scientists, mathematicians and programmers as we explore the advancements made to editing from the Digital Revolution. This…

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            • The Basics of Lighting for Film Noir


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              Learn the basics of three point lighting and some of the tools for shooting Film Noir so you can start to analyse the look of films shot in this unique style. This lesson is part of the FilmmakerIQ

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              • Origins of Film Noir


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                Jump into the world of Film Noir and look at how the technology and economic factors gave birth to a genre that still deeply influences the way filmmakers work today. Take a look at 4 Film Noirs spanning…

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                • Mastering the Art of The Dolly Zoom


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                  Introduction to the Dolly Zoom, including some of the concepts and principles that govern the visual effect as well as some practical tips on how to achieve the effect yourself. Film examples used…

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                  • What Can We Learn From This Photo of Scarlett Johansson


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                    John Hess discusses the visual language of this sexy Scarlett Johansson photo by Mario Sorrenti and how you can approach the images you see on FilmmakerIQ and other sites. Page for Photo: http://filmmakeriq.com/2012/09/what-can-we-learn-about-filmmaking-from-this-scarlett-johansson-photo/

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                    • The Most Interesting Filmmaker You Never Heard Of (the Wrap)


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                      John Hess covers the life and times of Sessue Hayakawa, Hollywood's first sex symbol in the silent era and probably the most interesting independent filmmaker you never heard of. And we cover…

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