Filming a Conversation

For many videos and other stories, dialogue is central to telling the story. An alternate aspect entirely from visual storytelling, conversations require words to expand the story. Throughout most videos there is a continuous need for conversations, but this post will focus mostly on those key scenes with intense dialogue. The tools discussed here can also be used for any other place where characters talk … Continue reading Filming a Conversation

Filming a Fight Scene

Fight scenes are the highlights of action films, and often stand out as memorable moments even within videos of other genres. Good fight scenes are focused and fast-paced, keeping the viewers on full alert beyond what less intense scenes can achieve. These scenes contain quality pacing paired with well-executed action, a skilled camera operator, and realistic effects. Pacing Sometimes overlooked when developing fight scenes, pacing … Continue reading Filming a Fight Scene

Acting

Acting is an art, and a difficult one to master. Good actors are able to fully embrace their roles, placing themselves completely in the mindsets of their characters. This goes beyond memorizing a few lines and acting out specific gestures. There are multiple ways to approach acting which appeal to different actors depending upon their experience and the specific role. None are specifically right or … Continue reading Acting