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When the First Shot of a Movie is Powerful

Here’s some free filmmaking advice: the first shot of the movie is one of ...

Overthinking is the Biggest Crime in Acting

Actors are, generally speaking, some of the most down-to-earth, well-rounded people around. Alan Cumming ...

When the Movies Successfully Fooled All of Us

It’s amazing how so many popular movies have obvious visual effects making the audience ...

The Best Way To Sum Up Doctor Who

Who in the creative community of film can properly sum up Doctor Who? Probably ...

Why Are We Excited About Films That Aren’t Good?

If you haven’t checked out Nerdwriter’s YouTube Channel and you love film, then you ...

This Modern Trailer of an Old Classic is the Best

I got some serious chills watching this trailer made by a couple of YouTube ...

This Will Make Your Art More Innovative

The creative process is a tough one, especially when you’re trying to be innovative, ...

To Be Good in Accents is Hard Work

This clip is extremely fascinating, not only for actors and filmmakers but really anyone. ...

This Song Will Make You Sing For Hours

The Star Wars franchise is home to some of the most popular movies of ...

Few Know How To Move Like Kurosawa

One of my favourite black and white films, and perhaps one of the most ...

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