V Renee at No Film School discusses the other hero’s journey: the journey of the writer creating the story. Included with her thoughts is the video essay Michael Tucker of Lessons from the Screenplay that discusses the creation of the film Inside Out and the challenges of bringing that story to life.
DIYers this one is for you! V Renee at No Film School explains how to build your own overhead shooting rig so you can use some incredible shots in your work.
Full article and video here: Tutorial: How to Make Your Own Overhead Shooting Rig
V Renee at No Film School discusses how cinematography and editing are used to convey a character’s thoughts and solve mysteries in the hit BBC show Sherlock. Included is a video essay by Evan Puschak of Nerdwriter that explains how different editing techniques are used to put together the story like pieces of a puzzle.
Also included: the best description of Benedict Cumberbatch’s voice ever.
Full article and video essay here: How ‘Sherlock’ Masterfully Solves Mysteries Using Cinematography and Editing