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Filmmaking

Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition. Filmmaking involves a number of discrete stages including an initial story, idea, or commission, through screenwriting, casting, shooting, sound recording and reproduction, editing and screening the finished product before an audience that may result in a film release and exhibition. Filmmaking takes place in many places around the world in a range of economic, social, and political contexts, and using a variety of technologies and cinematic techniques. Typically, it involves a large number of people, and can take from a few months to several years to complete.

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How to make "film-like" digital video. choices that impact the look include how you light, abstaining from the use of zooms, using prime lenses, and knowing whether the format should be interlaced or not. This article details these tips and relates them to the editing software Vegas. masteringfilm.com

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