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DIRK’S FILM SCHOOL: TRACKING SHOT

SEMINAR NOTES Tracking shots typically involve moving the camera on a platform running on tracks, towards a subject or away from it or from side-to-side. R.W. Paul devised panning and […]

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CHRIS: Lost in La Mancha (Fulton, Pepe, US, UK, 2002)

“If anything goes wrong, at least this time, I’ll have witnesses.” – Terry Gilliam (in THE HAMSTER FACTOR, AND OTHER TALES OF TWELVE MONKEYS It appears that Terry Gilliam is […]

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DIRK’S FILM SCHOOL: FEATURE FILM (Part Two)

PROF DOM-DIRK RECOMMENDS One hundred years ago this year the feature film came in to it’s own when the Italian’s got there first with the epic “Cabiria”, a year later […]

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