Posts made in February, 2017

Movie Geometry – Shaping the Way You Think

Shapes have meaning. That may sound crazy, but hear me out. Let’s explore how cinematographers and directors create shapes inside the frame to add visual storytelling to their films. If you’re looking to feed your obsession with filmmaking and 3D Learn more

Opening Shots Tell Us Everything – Now You See It

Opening shots are underrated. I can almost guarantee that your favorite film has an opening shot that gives huge insight into the film’s themes, character conflicts, or plot points. Let’s look at four in-depth examples to see just how revealing Learn more

Now You See It: The Case for Black & White

uses film noir to point out the strengths of black and white films. The intense contrast and prominence of shadows and silhouettes put the focus on the subject and on shapes, and can be used to imply internal conflict or darkness Learn more

Matteo Archondis: Around the World in Google Maps

Instead of spending months traveling the globe for real, Matteo Archondis used a combination of the Maps API, editing, and stabilization to combine over 3300 individual Google Earth screenshots to take us on a whirlwind tour of some of the Learn more

1927-2016 Oscars Every Best Picture Winner

  The Oscars are coming up this weekend! We’ve updated our Best Picture supercut from last year to include last year’s winner, this year’s nominess, and some other great little updates throughout. Enjoy! Learn more

5 Brilliant Moments of Camera Movement – CineFix

Without camera movement, films would be all static play and no fun. The way the camera moves says more to us than just a show-off of technical tricks. Directors, throughout the years, have implemented their own unique camera styles to Learn more

Wake Up! Cebu By Film & Media Arts International Academy Students

TV Show By FMA Students Film & Media Arts International Academy in Cebu, Philippines has been custom built for filmmakers and animators of the 21st Century. We are a film and art school firmly grounded in all the technical crafts Learn more

Thesis Shoot Behind The Scenes At FMA, Cebu

Behind the scenes of a thesis film shoot Learn more

Aerial Cinematography By Film & Media Arts International Academy

Film & Media Arts International Academy invites you to join Aerial Cinematography. About Film & Media Arts International Academy Film & Media Arts International Academy has been custom built for filmmakers and animators of the 21st Century. We are a Learn more

Disordr By Angelo Odono

Student Film by Angelo Odono Film & Media Arts International Academy in Cebu, Philippines has been custom built for filmmakers and animators of the 21st Century. We are a film and art school firmly grounded in all the technical crafts Learn more