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How to… Write your best dialogue

We find that dialogue can be one of the trickiest things to get right, and whilst it can cause problems for a writer, bad dialogue can also trip up a director and the actors who have to say those lines … Continue reading

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How to… Become a Filmmaker¬†

On Tuesday we ran a workshop exploring the UK film industry with GCSE media studies students from Harris Boys’ Academy in Dulwich, where one of the most popular questions was “How do I become a filmmaker?” This is actually something … Continue reading

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How to… Choose the right transition

Most editing packages include a range of different transitions, which you can use creatively when you’re editing your film.¬†By choosing the right transition, you can add a lot of meaning or style to your work. Choose a straight cut A … Continue reading

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How to…shoot a trombone shot

This one is a tricky one – and a good challenge to keep you busy! A trombone shot, or a dolly zoom is a great technique to add some pizazz to a scene where a character experiences something shocking, intriguing, … Continue reading

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