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Film 101: Part Five

Independents, global currents and the eternal fountain of youth.

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Three and Four when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Five

Film 101: Part Four

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Three and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Four

Film 101: Part Three

Talkies, from silliness to cynicism to supersizing.

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Four and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Three

Questions to Ask Before Making a Short Film

In an Indiewire guest post, Peter McCoubrey, who co-directed the short film “The Grey Matter” with his brother Luke McCoubrey, shares some of the questions they asked themselves when making the short, which went on to screen at festivals and become a Vimeo Staff Pick.

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FIlm 101: Part Two

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Three, Four and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading FIlm 101: Part Two

Film 101: Part One

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts Two, Three, Four and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part One