Useful advice videomaking
Advice consisting in two phases. The first is that if you like cinema you should immerse yourself in it And all its multitudes. There are many so many aspects to consider, from the scenography to the script, the direction, the acting ... be curious, keep going...
The first step when making a film is the writing, a precise synthetic idea of a few lines that is the fulcrum, the heart of what you want to tell. Then a story is written, a script, scene by scene detailed with camera movements, with movements of the actors, sounds...
In the eyes of the director, the subjective is an invisible gaze in which the actor doesn’t participate. The actor looks at something and we can identify with his gaze by following him through the camera. On the other hand, when the gaze is glacial, stationary,...
Usually many directors prefer to contact actors for a read through, then they proceed with other sessions, other rehearsals like when working in the theatre before going to the prepared film set. There are certain elements that an actor must know and will expect the...
A screenwriter must have a passion for stories, they must love telling stories. Stories are made of men, women, of their experiences and adventures, of their obstacles and how an event can complicate their lives. A screenwriter must have a passion for reading and a...
A script begins with an idea, a sudden spark or a slow burning idea that comes from the writer. This spark is transformed into a subject that should be no longer than three or four pages long. Once the subject is finished, there are various schools of thought. Some...
The division into three acts has some basic passages that are compulsory, almost as if the setup should happen after a few minutes and that there is a turning point between one act and another. These passages help the viewer and the dramaturgy towards the next step....
The screenwriter writes a story that is then passed on to a director who somehow translates what is on paper into something that will then be truly palpable when an audience sits down at a cinema. Obviously the screenwriter has an image which he formed whilst sitting...
Useful advice videomaking
In this collection of useful tips, Florence Movie Academy focuses on the role of the director and screenwriter:
Francesco Giusiani teaches at the University of Pisa and works as a director. He will cover all aspects of directing, screenwriting and editing, highlighting the strong correlation between the two worlds divided by the video camera.
Learn how to direct and interact with actors, how to write a screenplay and how to observe the world which surrounds you.
Florence Movie Academy
Piazza Santo Spirito, 9
+39 055 213030
Tuesday: 9.00 – 18.00
Wednesday: 9.00 – 18.00
Thursday: 9.00 – 18.00
Friday: 9.00 – 18.00