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Noam Kroll

Noam Kroll is an award winning LA based filmmaker and owner of the boutique production company, 'Creative Rebellion'.  Beginning his career as a picture editor, Noam maintained a strong sense of the editorial process as he later stepped into cinematography and directing. His diverse background led him to develop many new and innovative post-centric filmmaking techniques that he regularly shares on his blog -www.noamkroll.com

A decade of working in the entertainment industry has led to the completion of over a hundred productions, including many independent films that have been screened and awarded internationally, amongst dozens of other broadcast and commercial works. As a director, Noam is known for his hands on approach - acting as his own cinematographer and editor on the majority of his own productions. 

Currently he is in development for his second feature film, 'Brother Sister' which is slated to shoot in 2014.

August 22, 2014 Author:

For the last few years full frame cameras have been all the rage in independent level film production, but crop sensor cameras offer some huge advantages over their full frame counterparts that are hard to deny. With the recently released crop sensor GH4 turning heads all over the indie film world, the issue is now more relevant than ever. Read More

Full Frame Vs. Cropped Sensors: How Much Does It Really Matter?

  • July 17, 2014

    How Micromanaging Your Indie Film Set Could Ruin Your Project

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    Many amateur directors decide to write and direct their first film before they have had much on set experience in other roles. This is a viable approach for learning the craft of filmmaking and one that can often yield great results, but it must be approached with caution – particularly with regards to how the cast and crew is treated on set. Read More

  • July 8, 2014

    Painting With Light: How To Fundamentally Approach The Craft Of Cinematography

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    Many of us focus heavily on cameras, gear, lenses, and other equipment as a means to create a cinematic image, but there is so much more that goes into making a cinematic image. Read More

  • July 3, 2014

    8 Screenwriting Tips for the Emerging Writer

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    These screenwriting tips are fundamental, simple, and have worked for many writers time and time again. Read More