Refine your writing by revisiting the 22 rules of successful storytelling, as tweeted by a former Pixar story artist.
Watch and learn from an award-winning short film, "This Is Normal"; a case study in telling your story with sound and maximizing screentime.
All too often, "Strong Female Character" denotes a movie stereotype. We explore Hollywood's gender bias and the missing components of strong characterization.
Lights Film School chats with Jeffrey Bays about his new documentary web series, “Hitch20″, an in-depth exploration of the 20 television episodes Alfred Hitchcock directed.
Get a feel for the meticulous sound design of director Darren Aronofsky’s films. We examine his style and hear from his collaborators, exploring sound as a creative tool.
We discuss the proliferation of adaptations and sequels in today’s Hollywood: why are there so many, and what are the implications for independent filmmakers?
We recall “This American Life” producer Ira Glass’ thoughts on “taste”: closing the gap between your ambition and your ability.
We sit down with filmmaker Perry Kroll to demystify the world of Visual Effects. He deconstructs his professional VFX projects, bringing to light the theories, tools, and workflows of one of cinema’s most relevant but esoteric fields.