Camera Analysis: Orson Welles

Justin Morrow at No Film School shares his camera analysis of Orson Welles’ film Touch of Evil and explains how Welles hid a 12-minute long take in the film.

Full article here: Watch: How Orson Welles Hid a 12-minute Single Long Take in Plain Sight

“To Be a Great Cinematographer You’ve Got to Be a Great Inventor”

Charles Haine at No Film School shares some secrets to being a great cinematographer and how one of the many overlooked and underappreciated responsibilities of the cinematographer is to “invent needed tools”.

Read the full article here: To Be a Great Cinematographer You’ve Got to be a Great Inventor

Learn Character Development from the Film that Does it Best: The Graduate

More good stuff from the folks at No Film School. Max Winter uses the film The Graduate to provide insight on developing your story characters.

Blogger’s Note: If you’ve never seen The Graduate, watch it. It’s an incredible film with wonderful actors (Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft) and a fantastic soundtrack from the legendary Simon & Garfunkel.

Watch and read here: Learn Character Development from “The Graduate”

How to Get Cinematic Lighting with Just One Light

V Renee at No Film School offers some advice on how to create the best cinematic lighting effects when your access to adequate film lighting equipment is minimal.

Check out the full article and video here: How to Get Cinematic Lighting with Just One Light