BIOGRAPHY TV Show of the Day: THIS IS MY DAY, by Amin Elhag

Title: THIS IS MY DAY IN….

Written by: Amin Elhag

Type: TV PILOT

Genre: Travel, Music, Dance, Food, Tradition, History.

Logline: The show will travel to all countries, and will attend a real marriage in that country.

WGAE Registration Number: 1268994

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ANIMATION TV Show of the Day: ENFORCER, by Ronnie Thibodeaux

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ACTORTitle: Enforcer

Written by: Ronnie Thibodeaux

Type: TV Pilot

Genre: Animation, Action

Logline: Join two souls getting back to the one’s they love in the middle of saving the world.

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ADVENTURE TV Show of the Day: THE INVISIBLE VOICE OF CENTAUR, by Lydia Torres

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: The Invisible Voice of Centaur

Written by: Lydia Torres

Type: TV PILOT/Webseries

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Logline: The Invisible Voice of Centaur is a fantasy short story about a deceased man who is reborn in an animal form from the past greek mythological time arriving in the present struggling as he travels through adventures of being alone to discover his invisible voice.

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ACTION TV Show of the Day: AVALON, by Ed Vaughan

PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Avalon

Written by: Ed Vaughan

Type: TV PILOT

Genre: Action

Logline: They killed their CIA fathers and the sons want revenge but first they must save the world by outsmarting a menage a trio of evil.

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Cinematography Interviews and Production Notes

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Read the best of Director of Photography interviews and Cinematography notes from the to people working in the industry today: 

Interview with Cinematographer Chad Griepentrog (The Bachelor Reality TV Series)

Interview with Cinematographer Chad Griepentrog (The Bachelor Reality TV Series)

Interview with Cinematographer Albert Arthur (Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad)

Interview with Cinematographer Albert Arthur (Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad)

Notes on CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHOTS AND CAMERA ANGLES

Notes on CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHOTS AND CAMERA ANGLES

Photography in Film. The art of Cinematography

Photography in Film. The art of Cinematography

Interview with Harrison Norris, Director of the award winning film “A PEACEFUL MAN”

Interview with Harrison Norris, Director of the award winning film “A PEACEFUL MAN”

Interview with director James Hartley (TWISTED)

Interview with director James Hartley (TWISTED)

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Photography in Film. The art of Cinematography

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

FILM PHOTOGRAPHY
FILMMAKING NOTES

Cinematography is the art of manipulating light and shadow, and capturing it as a moving image. We’ll be posting articles and insights – maybe a bit of inspiration too! Whether you’re a pro or have hardly picked up a camera except to point and shoot at a birthday party, we hope you’ll find some useful information below.

CINEMATOGRAPHY – SHOTS AND CAMERA ANGLES

QUESTIONS TO ASK:
-What is the best viewpoint for filming this position of the event?
-How much area should be included in this shot?

SCENE defines the place or setting where the action is laid
SHOT defines a continuous view filmed by one camera without interruption
SEQUENCE A series of scenes or shots complete in itself.

TYPES OF CAMERA ANGLES
OBJECTIVE The audience point of view
SUBJECTIVE The camera acts as the viewers eyes-movement
POINT OF VIEW What the character is seeing

CAMERA…

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The ART of ART DIRECTION and PRODUCTION DESIGN in the movies.

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ART DIRECTING
FILMMAKING NOTES

Production Design – the domain of the art director – is the visual art and craft of cinematic storytelling. The most important job that no one outside teh industry knows about

The art director renders the screenplay in visual metaphors, a color palette, architectural and period specifics, location designs and sets. It also coordinates the costumes, makeup and hairstyles. They create a cohesive pictorial scheme that directly informs and supports the story and its point of view

SETTINGS ARE NOT MERELY BACKDROPS FOR THE ACTION, BUT SYMBOLIC EXTENSIONS OF THE THEME AND CHARACTERIZATIONS

REAL ISN’T ALWAYS BEST FOR THE FILM; CREATING A WORLD WITH ITS OWN INNER LOGIC AND TRUTH IS.

FINDING THE LOOK OF THE FILM
-The looks of a film comes out of the content and the director’s conception of the story.
-A working metaphor, a specific psychological, atmospheric and emotional image of what…

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Art Department Interviews

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Read interviews from top people working in the Art Department in the movie industry today. Production Designers. Art Directors. Storyboard Artists. Costume Designers. 

Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Anne Seibel (Midnight in Paris, Bonjour Anne):http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/02/19/interview-oscar-nominated-production-designer-anne-seibel-midnight-in-paris-bonjour-anne/

Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Michael Corenblith (Apollo 13, The Blind Side):  http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/02/04/interview-with-oscar-nominated-production-designer-michael-corenblith-apollo-13-the-blind-side/

Interview with Costume Designer Ginger Martini: http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/02/17/interview-with-costume-designer-ginger-martini/

Interview with Graphic Designer Tina Charad (Maleficent, Fifty Shades of Grey): http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/01/25/interview-with-graphic-designer-tina-charad-maleficent-fifty-shades-of-grey/

Interview with Storyboard Artist Stephen Forrest-Smith (Star Wars, Harry Potter, The Dark Knight): http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/02/02/interview-with-storyboard-artist-stephen-forrest-smith-star-wars-harry-potter-the-dark-knight/

Interview with Art Director Jeremy Woolsey (Pitch Perfect, Million Dollar Arm, Dirty Grandpa): http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/01/19/interview-with-art-director-jeremy-woolsey-pitch-perfect-million-dollar-arm-dirty-grandpa/

Interview with Storyboard Artist Kurt Van der Basch (Star Wars Episodes VII and VIII): http://matthewtoffolo.com/2016/01/23/interview-with-storyboard-artist-kurt-van-der-basch-star-wars-episodes-vii-and-viii/

The ART of ART DIRECTION and PRODUCTION DESIGN in the movies. http://matthewtoffolo.com/2015/05/13/the-art-of-art-direction-and-production-design-in-the-movies/

Interviews performed by Matthew Toffolo from WILDsound. 

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Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Anne Seibel (Midnight in Paris, Bonjour Anne)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Anne Seibel earned an Oscar Nomination for “Midnight in Paris”. Based in Paris, she has worked with some of the top directors in the world today, including Steven Spielberg, David Frankel, M. Night Shyamalan, Sofia Coppola, Clint Eastwood, and 3 Production Designer assignments with Woody Allen.

Go to her website: www.anneseibel.com

I was fortunate enough to sit down with Anne to chat about her career.

Matthew Toffolo: Film fans always get Production Designer and Art Director mixed up, thinking they are the same position? Can you tell people what the difference is? 

anne_seilbel.jpgAnne Seibel: The Production designer is the person in charge of the sets, the mood and look of the film collaborating directly with the director and Director of Photography.

The Art director is their right hand, supervising the art department and the making of the sets for the production designer.

I always compare my team as an orchestra.

Production…

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Interview with Costume Designer Janelle Nicole Carothers (The Perfect Match)

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

What a pleasure it was to chat with the costume designer Janelle Nicole Carothers. Janelle has worked on over 20 productions in the last 12 years, including Seed of Chucky (2004), the television series The Game (2011-12) & Let’s Stay Together (2012-13), and the The Perfect Match – which opens all over North America today!

janellleMatthew Toffolo: “The Perfect Match” is set to hit theaters this weekend. Can you give us a sneak peak to what to expect? How was your experience working on that film?

Janelle Nicole Carothers: Yes! March 11th! It’s a romantic comedy with an amazing cast and the cameos are hilarious. The experience overall on the film was amazing. The perfect marriage of new and veteran talent. The laughter on set was non-stop. The energy was contagious and the canvases I had to dress – I mean come on, you could put Cassie, Lauren or Dascha in a paper…

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