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A Movie That Captures Decisive Moments in a Man’s Life

Chechen filmmaker Anzor Mulkoev dramatizes the philosophy of pioneer photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson in creating a film based on a series of photographs that capture decisive moments in a man’s life.

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Six Cinematic Storytelling Techniques in “Trash to Treasure”

A short drama film—like Ayesha Jordan’s “Trash to Treasure”—can teach many powerful yet easy to implement cinematic storytelling techniques.

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Mobile Film Festival 2017 top film: “I Love London”

A one-minute film about a Syrian refugee has won the Mobile Film Festival 2017 International Grand Prize.

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Surprising Your Audience

Use the art of surprise to engage audiences and make your movies more entertaining and memorable.

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Cinematic Storytelling in a Silent Mobile Movie

The one-minute mobile-shot drama “Blind Date” illustrates seven classic cinematic storytelling techniques

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Secrets of a prize-winning filmmaking team

Manuel Imboden is co-founder of Rise and Shine Films, where he works as a Producer and Account Manager. He was the producer of “Balloon” and also another mobile-shot short: “Nachtschicht” (“Night Shift”). In the interview that follows, he combines basic information valuable to a novice and insights into advanced filmmaking for those who want to produce works at…

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