filmmaking for newbies
Every film has one. George Lucas set it as a compass for his Star Wars saga. George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien have used it as a guide as well. This is the pattern that every storyteller has learnt to adopt in order to tell a balanced story, which is centered around cause, effect and everything in between.
The second segment of the journey into cinema and filmmaking. In this issue we focus on two topics that I usually get asked about; "what exactly is cinematography?" and "is there really a difference between RomComs and Chick Flicks?" Well, I've finally got the answers in written form!
I've often been asked about how someone can get a foot in into "Film Twitter" or just being a film enthusiast in general. And I think the answer is simple; have genuine love for movies, do your research, write down everything you can and learn from others. I know some people may not know where to even begin, though, so here's a very simple "starter" series that might help you equip yourself with basic knowledge on your way to "film buff" status.