Here are my favorite film industry and production articles + videos from around the internet from the last month. There is an awful lot of junk to sort through every month, so I’ve broken down my favorite articles and videos to help cut through the noise.
Louis CK’s Top 10 Rules For Success
Short ass Tutorials – extremely short editing tutorials that are straight to the point.
David Fincher’s Custom RED Xenomorph for Netflix’s “Mindhunter”: Here’s what David Fincher’s custom RED looks like for his new NetFlix show. It has:
- RED Weapon Dragon 6K Sensor Technology
- 7.0″ LCD Touch
- Paralinx wireless video
- Extended WiFi/Foolcontrol antenna array
- RT Motion Lens Motor Control
- Zaxcom wireless audio and timecode
- Anton Bauer Gold Mount
- Shoulder Mount
- Xenomorph-inspired brain design
An in person demo of the Lytro camera post process: “Since Lytro first teased their Cinema Camera earlier this month,articles have been written. Press conferences were held. Lytro’s presentation at NAB 2016 was standing room only and hundreds were turned away. Several press outlets did write-ups of the demo…”
Jeremy Saulnier talks making Green Room: “The lesson Blue Ruin taught me is that it’s all about timing. It’s as important to be patient and not make a movie as it is to be aggressive, go all in and make one…”
How to Make a Callsheet for Film—Free Example Call Sheet: “We had a chance to interview 1st AD Alex Stein to discuss the anatomy of a call sheet. In this article (and video), Alex Stein will break down all the components that should be included in a standard call sheet for film and television.”
7 Reasons To Listen to JJ Abrams, Quit Your Boring Job & Make Your Passion Project: “For the first installment of the Tribeca Film Festival’s Tribeca Talks: Directors Series, Chris Rock said to J.J. Abrams, “I make movies occasionally — you’re the director.” Rock then cajoled him into sharing his origin stories.”
Did I leave anything out? Let me know in the comments below!