The DNA of a Great Villain

Recently I watched Unforgettable, starring Rosario Dawson. In the film the ex-wife is undoubtedly a villain and she makes it known as soon as she walks on the screen. I would refrain from sharing my thoughts on the film as a whole but for me the villain was pretty one note. This got me thinking, …

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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 …

Quick Guide to Cinematic Images Part 3: Lighting Guides

In my quest to continue to perfect my craft and to become an all-around better filmmaker, I've come across some useful guidelines for lighting. This blog is all about taking information and displaying it in a simplistic form. Same amount of information but easier to grasps. Lighting is essential to film. I guarantee your first …