Posts Tagged ‘star wars’
The split-field diopter is a practical lens attachment that can add an unusual and visually exciting effect to your movie. Here’s what you need to know.
Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look at Vader and Luke’s Cloud City duel from The Empire Strikes Back.
As Disney prepares to release quite possibly the biggest film of all time, let’s take a look at why and how The Force Awakens feels like A New Hope.
Star Wars sets some great examples for aspiring filmmakers. In fact, lessons can even be found in the very brief behind-the-scenes looks we’ve had at The Force Awakens.
Recreate the groundbreaking Star Wars practical effects with this fun collection of tools and tutorials.
Storytelling is the most important part of the filmmaking process. For writer/director J.J. Abrams, it’s something that he’s spent a lifetime mastering.
For filmmakers and storytellers looking to make an emotional impact on their audience, there may be no more powerful tool than the concept of ‘the hero’s journey.’
Miniatures and models have always been used in filmmaking. Even in the modern CGI era, miniatures and models are still a common go-to special effects technique.
World War II forever changed history around the globe. The American influence during the occupation of post-war Japan forever changed cinema worldwide.
Miss any big headlines in August? From the future of Adobe to drone warfare, here are nine things you may have missed last month.
From original Virtual Reality films to the set of Star Wars: Rogue One, here are the companies leading the charge in VR Filmmaking.
Take a look at the miniatures, models, matte paintings, puppets, and other practical effects that brought a distant galaxy to life.