The Core

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Basic Structure of a Screenplay

Creating Believable Characters

Creating Believable Characters

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Creating Believable Characters Part 2

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Shot Types

Coverage Fundamentals

Coverage

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Continuity

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3 Point Lighting

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Introduction to Editing

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Basic Shot Correction

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Shooting Visual Effects

Mac Pro for Professionals

Understanding the Mac Pro for Professionals.

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Building Your Lifelong Filmmaking Career

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3 Tips to Market Yourself in the Entertainment Industry

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3 Tips For Getting Work in the Entertainment Industry

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Editing Reality TV: Getting the Job

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Editing Reality TV in Hollywood

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Private: Social Media For Filmmakers

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The Modern Job of the VFX Editor

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Building Your Filmmaking Career with YouTube

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Surviving in the Broadcast Editing World

Breaking in to TV Writing

How to Break into TV Writing

Find Doc Story

How to Find your Documentary’s Story

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Road Signs to a Real Acting Career

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25 Tips for Navigating Hollywood

Basic Structure of a Screenplay

Learn the basic outline every Hollywood screenwriter knows, and improve your storytelling with this series!

Creating Believable Characters

Create believable characters when writing your next script with our Character Fundamentals!

Creating Believable Characters Part 2

Dive deeper into the psyche of your characters with our Character Creation Fundamentals. Develop your protagonist (and antagonist) to create the most dynamic story you can!

Shot Types

An Introduction is the first video in the Moviola-exclusive Filmmaker Fundamentals series covering the essential crafts of filmmaking. We’re confident that these videos will give you the information you need (and only the information you need) to turn your great story into captivating imagery.

Coverage

Make a plan when you shoot, and make sure you're getting every angle you need with the new Coverage Fundamentals!

Continuity

With this series, uncover the secrets of how to preserve the illusion of continuity in time, motion, and the importance of the 180 degree rule.

3 Point Lighting

Dive into the concepts and techniques of the most essential lighting setup: Three Point Lighting

Introduction to Editing

Uncover the art of editing aesthetics in this collaboration with ACE editor Glenn Garland. Discover the importance of subtext, radio edits, editing for narrative, emotional weighting and suspense versus surprise.

Basic Shot Correction

Color Correction is a difficult and subtle art to master. Learn the secrets of basic shot correction, from overcoming our inherent perceptions of color to learning techniques to hone in on the naturally balanced image.

Shooting Visual Effects

From camera tracking to removing lens distortion, learn to shoot footage that lends itself to visual effects by watching this month’s fundamentals course.

Understanding the Mac Pro for Professionals.

This webinar gives an overview of all the components of the new Mac Pro and how to maximize them for professionals and Final Cut Pro X users.

Building Your Lifelong Filmmaking Career

The skills that we need to find our next filmmaking job are constantly changing. In this webinar Norman Hollyn will show you various ways to create a career plan that will help you find your next filmmaking job, the one after that and the one 5 years from now.

3 Tips to Market Yourself in the Entertainment Industry

Standing out in the entertainment industry can be a challenge with so many people pursuing the same jobs. The 3 tips in this webinar are easy and rewarding. You'll be amazed when you apply them, how inspired you feel, and what an asset you become to the people who hire you.

3 Tips For Getting Work in the Entertainment Industry

Get More Work, Better Work, or Different Work by applying 3 successful strategies. You will learn how to get you "in the door," the biggest mistake you can make when meeting someone new (it’s a doozy and so many people do it), and how to triple your contacts. There is a formula for getting work fast and you'll learn it and what it takes to implement the formula.

Editing Reality TV: Getting the Job

In this second part of the webinar series on editing reality tv in Hollywood, Jeff Dawson, editor and co-executive producer of numerous reality tv shows, details the best practices to go about finding and securing the job you want in Hollywood.

Editing Reality TV in Hollywood

In the ever-expanding world of reality TV, editors wield incredible creative power. They often are responsible for creating a scene's or even an entire episode's storyline from nothing but a rambling tangle of raw footage. In this sense, they are a show's writers, distilling engaging drama from a murky pool of images and comments.

Private: Social Media For Filmmakers

This is an essential, hands-on primer to social networking. When you leave this one-hour workshop, you will have established a presence on the leading social media platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter, Linked-in, pintrest, empire ave, rss feeds, google circles and YouTube. You will also know know how to upload videos and the benefits of sharing resources.

The Modern Job of the VFX Editor

The role of the visual effects department in modern tv and film has grown to be equal to and often larger than more traditional departments like color and sound. With this much growth there is naturally more work for someone in editorial to do (as if we didn’t have enough already!). This is where the role of the visual effects editor comes in.

Building Your Filmmaking Career with YouTube

Surviving in the Broadcast Editing World

Access to editing tools is becoming easier everyday. More and more people are calling themselves editors nowadays, but do they have what it takes to work in a professional broadcast environment? In this webinar, we discuss how to navigate the professional television world of editing, and what an editor needs to know besides what buttons to push.

How to Break into TV Writing

Learn proven strategies for becoming a working TV writer, including writing spec episodes, busting myths, building your portfolio, creating your own series and much more!

How to Find your Documentary’s Story

One of the hardest aspects of documentary filmmaking is carving out a great story from your voluminous amount of footage and information. It can seem insurmountable at times and can lead filmmakers into falling into three distinct traps. Learn some tips to help avoid these pitfalls, save money, and keep grey hairs from sprouting!

Road Signs to a Real Acting Career

There is more to an acting career than talent, technique, connections and stardom. Seasoned professional actors, Molly Cheek and Debbie Zipp, provide the kind of mentoring perspective they wish they’d had starting out.

25 Tips for Navigating Hollywood

A practical guide to navigating your first few years in Hollywood. This webinar focuses on the world of TV writing, but those pursuing careers in other film/TV specialties can apply this advice as well. Marlana will walk viewers through her journey from Midwest college graduate to TV staff writer!

Insights

Editing-Game-Shows

Editing Game Shows

producer

Producer: Hollywood Defined

Associate-Producer

Associate Producer: Hollywood Defined

Miniatures

Miniatures: Hollywood Defined

Executive-Producer

Executive Producer: Hollywood Defined

Post-Producer

Post Producer: Hollywood Defined

Documentary-Filmmaker

Documentary Filmmaker: Hollywood Defined

Assistant-Editor

Assistant Editor: Hollywood Defined

Screenwriter

Screenwriter: Hollywood Defined

Special-Makeup-Effects

Special Effects Makeup: Hollywood Defined

Stage-Manager

Stage Manager: Hollywood Defined

Assistant-Director

Assistant Director: Hollywood Defined

Production Designer

Production Designer: Hollywood Defined

DIT

DIT: Hollywood Defined

Editing Comedy

Editing Comedy: Hollywood Defined

Coming-Soon-NewEditing-Musicals

Editing Musicals: Hollywood Defined

Composers

Composers

Re-Recording-Mixer

Re-Recording Mixer

Foley-Artist

Foley Artist

Sound-Editor

Sound Editor

ADR-Editor

ADR Editor

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25 Tips for Navigating Hollywood

Editing Game Shows

Producer: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Associate Producer: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Miniatures: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Executive Producer: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Post Producer: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Documentary Filmmaker: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Assistant Editor: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Screenwriter: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Special Effects Makeup: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Stage Manager: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Assistant Director: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Production Designer: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

DIT: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Editing Comedy: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Editing Musicals: Hollywood Defined

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Composers

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Re-Recording Mixer

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

Foley Artist

Sound Editor

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

ADR Editor

This informative, engaging show defines the various jobs in both production and post. Learn directly from the Hollywood community about the various roles in filmmaking.

25 Tips for Navigating Hollywood

A practical guide to navigating your first few years in Hollywood. This webinar focuses on the world of TV writing, but those pursuing careers in other film/TV specialties can apply this advice as well. Marlana will walk viewers through her journey from Midwest college graduate to TV staff writer!