Some movies are know for their dialogue, plot or action sequences. In some films, the beautiful location adds to the film’s impact. Here is a list of the ten most beautiful film locations in no particular order.
1. The Bear is a 1988 movie about a grizzly bear. The movie is set in Canada, but filming took place in the Dolomite Mountains.
2. Gandhi is an Academy Award winning film. Many beautiful sites from India are seen throughout the movie.
3. Dances With Wolves was directed by Kevin Costner. This movie filmed Continue reading
Studio Movie Versus Independent Film: What Is The Difference?
Clarifying The Perpetual Misunderstanding of Film
One of the most basic misunderstandings in the world of cinema is around the dichotomy of independent movies and studio films. First, independent movies can also be shot in a studio. Independent movies are different from big budget films in the way that they refer to the distribution, production and quality of a film. To be sure, an independent movie is not a film that is made of less quality material than a larger budget Continue reading
The highly trained men and women who are charged with bringing some of the most spectacular set-pieces and movie moments to life are a key part of many productions. Learning more about how they are able to safely execute some of the most exciting stunts and unbelievable situations can give you a new appreciation for the art of film making. Even with the falling cost and greater sophistication that computer graphics have been able to offer in recent years, live-action stunts will always have a place on Continue reading
Movie Sounds: What Did I Just Hear?
How Sound Affects The Film
Although a movie’s plot, color rendering, editing, mise en scene and cinematography influence the film’s narrative structure, sound also plays an integral role. Moreover, soundtracks and sound effects make a movie distinctive as well as add an emotional atmosphere to the body of the movie. For instance, hearing a creaking floor or footsteps in the dark will enhance a horror film’s presentation. Likewise, a Continue reading
Moviegoers have Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) to thank for all those wonderful images and scenes they see in films. Some of these images are not even real. We can see actors interacting in three-dimensional space in places and even with creatures that do not exist. Many films use a mix of models and CGI to create faux realities.
The first “Jurassic Park” film used CGI and animated dinosaur models. The ill triceratops that Laura Dern and Sam Neil’s characters interacted with was a life-size Continue reading