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Empire Film Studies 101



Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask



A FILM BUFF'S GUIDE TO MOVIE MOVEMENTS
Everything you need to know about cinema's key groups

TEN MOVIE FORMATS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
The pre-digital innovations that formed modern cinema

MICHAEL GIACCHINO ON BEING A COMPOSER
The Star Trek and Up composer talks us through his day

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ASPECT RATIOS
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BEING A PRODUCER
Shaun Of The Dead and Ant-Man’s Nira Park shares her tips


TOP CINEMATOGRAPHERS REVEAL THEIR FAVOURITE MOVIE MOMENTS
21 DPs pick the shots that inspire them

ON-SET JARGON EXPLAINED
It's important to know your honeywagons from your dope sheets…

WHO DOES WHAT ON A MOVIE
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THE 30 CAMERA SHOTS EVERY FILM FAN NEEDS TO KNOW
From whip pans to crash zooms and everything in between

THE A-Z OF THE BIRTH OF CINEMA
From Edison to Griffith: 26 easy steps to becoming an early cinema buff

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