Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Sunday Creative Army!

Have you had a creative weekend so far? I have some content here for you that is sure to get the creative juices flowing, so grab your coffee and let's dive in.

First up, our friends at StudioBinder recently released a video exploring how cinematographer Roger Deakins (1917, Skyfall, Blade Runner 2045, No Country for Old Men) uses practical lighting in his work. This video explains what practical lighting is, how you can achieve a "natural" look on camera, how blocking is essential to getting the lighting right, and more. 

Next up, the folks over at Insider did a deep dive into the rhythmic writing style of Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network, Steve Jobs, Molly's Game). In this video, they primarily illustrate this with examples from The Social Network. This analysis illuminates how Aaron Sorkin uses rhythm and pace to uniquely define his characters through his projects.

As always here at Stage 32, we love to share stories and knowledge with our fellow film fans. Know someone who would love this content? Share it with them! Tag them below! You can keep up with all of our content by subscribing to the Stage 32 YouTube. For more inspirational, educational, and motivational content on all things entertainment industry follow me on Instagram and Twitter @rbwalksintoabar.

Wishing you a very happy, healthy, & creative Sunday.



StudioBinder - Roger Deakins & the Art of Practical Lighting


Insider - How Aaron Sorkin Creates Musical Dialogue



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