New link (for editing) in Post Production

New VT Countdown Clock .MOV Movie downloads

News & Documentary Shorts
New news short added in the Trade Unions section
New news short added in the Criminal section

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Screenplay (What’s The Story?)
The important bit that everything else hangs on - so they say. The 3 act paradigm. Script and screenplay links. Includes free screenplay writing software to download.

Pre - Production | The Language of Storyboards
Pre - production links, forms (inc; storyboards). Software and consent / release forms (examples).

Production | Camera Tips & Hints | Aspect Ratios | Clapperboard
Film making in brief, digital production and industry equipment links. Commercial budgeting software and many production forms. Some basic camera hints and tips.

Post - Production | HD VT Countdown Clock Slates | Caption/Title Safe Area | Editing
Digital post production and FX links. Downloads (inc; video countdown clocks), film & dust / scratches loops. Electric arc effect. Audio/SFX file downloads. 40 second HD (1920-1080) video countdown clocks (BMP image sequence & .MOV files for 30fps and 25fps). Description and graphic to help demonstrate  the safe title and caption area in a frame. Links to Freeware / Shareware editing software.

Common streaming media sites. DVD burning software.

Events - Festivals - Competitions
Annual international film making events, festivals and competitions.

Lingo / Jargon
Explanations for terminology used in film and video, with many graphics and animated examples.

Copyright | Legal (UK) | Fair Dealing
Outline on copyright in the UK. Legal matters & law with regards filming in the UK. The practice of Fair Dealing.

News & Documentary | Citizen Journalism | Filming Events | Filming in Public & Private Spaces | Kit / Equipment
For those interested in journalism. Info and advice for filming events. Equipment inventory and checklist download.

News & Documentary Shorts
Selection of News, Documentary, Comment films from 2009 to the present.

Film & Video Shorts
Examples of past films (finished and unfinished). Includes background and technical information for some entries with movie examples.

Books & DVDs
Small selection of books. Includes books with DVD’s.

Miscellaneous links to film related sites not included in other categories.

Technical words and terminology used throughout the site will often link to the lingo / jargon page, with a brief description.

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