Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Sunday Creative Army!

My coffee is brewing and I'm about to bring you some piping-hot content to drink in with your daily dark roast. 

First up, let's talk about lighting. One of the single greatest things about filmmaking is the embodiment of the collaborative spirit. Collaboration is essential to how you tell a story. This first piece of content dives into how you can use contrasting lighting to drive the story and illuminate characters during compelling moments. The cinematography company Apurture has put together an amazing video detailing how you can use specific shades of light to tell your story. 

Next up, let's take a look at working in front of the camera. Backstage sat down with actress Lizzy Caplan (Mean Girls, Masters of Sex, Cloverfield) for some real-talk about the business of acting. Lizzy gives tips on how to nail auditions, and how to stay motivated when you are getting rejected. 

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Apurture - Color Contrast Lighting - Advanced Cinematography Techniques


Backstage - How to Nail an Audition with Lizzy Caplan


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