Saturday, September 22, 2007

Visions of Light DVD

Spent all day working on the camera book. Today I wrote about cinematography.

In Chapter 3, I am recommending the DVD "Visions of Light" to first-time filmmakers.

I really believe there's no better way to to build a visual repertoire, and learn composition, than by studying great films and paintings. I once read a story of Woody Allen teaching himself composition--at the beginning of his film making career--by spending days in museums studying paintings.

Visions of Light contains clips from 125 classic films.

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