Dialogue Tips

Dialogue is an important aspect of film ever since the silent era ended. Like everything in film, you can develop your own style of dialogue. I often tried to breakdown what sounds good to my ear. Why at times I'm engrossed in what characters are saying? Is there some sort of structure to this? How …

Lighting Guides Part 2

Several months ago I created a blog post about some useful lighting guidelines. Since then I've put together some other guidelines that may prove useful. This comes from information other cinematographers have shared and some comes from personal experience. I've gathered some steps that helps get your desired look. Lighting steps : 1 What is …

A Deadly Gamble

A Deadly Gamble is the latest film released by Flopitworks Productions. A depressed cynical man is approached by a stranger who has an interesting offer. Written and Directed by Nashawn Osborne Cinematography by Nashawn Osborne In this film I utilized slightly off putting angles and let the dialogue pull the audience in. The conversation is …

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many …