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Nov 14, 2017
Meet the 2017 Filmsupply Challenge Winners
Filmsupply Challenge is quickly becoming one of our favorite events. There’s nothing better than sitting down with a hot cup of coffee and watching 1,000s of short films that completely reinterpret our footage — in the best ways possible.
Oct 30, 2017
(Almost) Everything You Missed at Film + Music Conference
It’s not easy to describe an experience like Film + Music Conference. How do you take all of the details from a landmark event and distill them into something that is even mildly readable? The fact of the matter is you can’t...
Oct 24, 2017
‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Editor Eddie Hamilton on Psychology, Sequels, and Storytelling
How do you make a film? If you’re an editor, the correct answer might be: one cut at a time. One meticulous, painstaking, obsessed-over cut at a time. “I obsess over every moment, every line of dialogue, every shot,” Eddie Hamilton told us...
Oct 17, 2017
5 Editing Lessons from Walter Murch
Film editors are like soccer goalies: They’re playing the same game as everybody else, but with a different set of rules. While most of filmmaking is highly collaborative, the editor often works alone. While most of filmmaking is about accumulating m...
Oct 11, 2017
5 Ads That Use Visual Effects to Tell Unforgettable Stories
More than mere flourishes or eye candy, visual effects have become an essential part of our moviegoing histories. The space battles in Star Wars. Bullet time in The Matrix. These weren’t just milestones for the industry; they were unforgettable momen...
Oct 10, 2017
4 Reasons to Compete in the 2017 Filmsupply Challenge
Do you have what it takes to compete against other top editors? The 2017 Filmsupply Challenge is here and we’re calling on you to put your skills to the test and compete for prize packages in 8 different categories. With free access to the Filmsupply...
Sep 26, 2017
Beauty Fatigue: An Interview with Director Salomon Ligthelm
It seems like there’s no end to the number of beautiful films being made right now. But maybe there should be. At least according to Salomon Ligthelm, a filmmaker who, for years, obsessed over beauty himself. Well, not anymore...
Sep 19, 2017
Filmsupply Presents: ‘Sleep Well, My Baby’
What can a film do? A film doesn’t have hands. It lives behind a screen. And from watching the vast majority of Hollywood blockbusters, you might think the only thing films are good for is providing a couple hours of entertainment. But there is..
Sep 05, 2017
The Making of Radiohead’s ‘Man of War’ Music Video
Some things are exactly as hard as they look. Some things are even harder. File Radiohead’s new music video, 'Man of War', under the latter. Directed by Colin Read, the film is a shot-for-shot remake of…
Aug 29, 2017
Principles of Editing: Notes from NYU Editing Professor Jennifer Ruff
Jennifer Ruff, filmmaker and editing professor at NYU’s Tisch Graduate School of Film, didn’t get her start in film, but rather literature. “I wrote poetry and didn’t like electronic things,” she told us. An MO that still seems applicable today...
Revolutionizing Stock Footage