Alex Shkurny

Camera angles - explained

Without further ado, today we continue our series of informative blogs where we tell you about how movies are shot. So make some tea and join us as we explore the basic angles that are used in films.

Defining reality: Steven Spielberg

Absolutely everyone, even those far removed from cinema, can name several of Spielberg's films at once, a testament to his great legacy. So today, let's dive into the study of his authorial style and try to understand which directorial techniques make Spielberg's style recognizable.

Essential camera movements - explained

This week we continue to tell you about the main and essential camerawork techniques, without which no film can be imagined. So, let's not talk too much, and let's get started.

Wes Anderson: recreating theatre in cinema

The worlds of Wes Anderson are both puppet-like and frighteningly realistic, which makes his work very interesting to watch and analyze. The director's new film, French Dispatch, is currently in cinemas, so there's no better time to immerse yourself in Wes Andreeson's particular directorial style.

How shot size affects the movie - explained

Today we would like to focus on the universal techniques of the film industry with which films are made. This blog will be devoted to the list of shot sizes and how they can be applied by different filmmakers.

Bong Joon-ho: the mastery of transnational directing

Unfortunately, the viewer doesn't always dare to look into film territory outside of Hollywood. It's the same with Korean cinema, which has produced such talented filmmakers as Pong Joon-ho.

How the "Squid Game" showed the world the true face of capitalism

Yes, yes, yes we've all just started to move on from the worldwide hit The "Squid Game", but that doesn't make the phenomenon of its popularity any less interesting. Today, we want to reflect on exactly why The "Squid Game" has become Netflix's most popular series.

The Thing from Halloween: John Carpenter

Have you rewatched "The Thing" and "Halloween yet? Today our blog is entirely dedicated to the theme of the scariest holiday of the year and we'll spend it in the company of the great and terrifying John Carpenter.

Monumental beauty: Denis Villeneuve

The long-awaited adaptation of Frank Herbert's legendary novel "Dune" is raging in cinemas. The director, Denis Villeneuve, is one of the best authors of the 21st century and today we will try to find out why.

Happy to announce a new Scheduling feature beta-testing

We have been working for a long time and now we are happy to announce the beta-testing of the new scheduling feature in the Filmustage software. Be one of the first to test the new functionality!

Why you should love James Gunn

We believe that much of the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been thanks to the "Guardians of the Galaxy" dylogy and director James Gunn in particular. So today, let's talk about Jayme Gunn's directorial style and journey.

The gentleman with a rocker's heart: Guy Ritchie

This director's style is instantly recognizable. He's commonly referred to as the British Tarantino and his crime stories are funnier than any comedy. Let's break down what's remarkable about his style and why he's just a rocker roller.

Not at all silent Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith is one of those directors who makes movies for himself. He puts all his personality and creativity into making movies that he himself would be happy to watch. At Filmustage, we love Kevin Smith's films, so today our blog is about his directorial traits and techniques.

Terry Gilliam: how to create surrealism in cinema

Unfortunately, many people undeservedly forget the name of director Terry Gilliam. That's why today we will try to find out what the style and directorial tricks of director Terry Gilliam are.

Odessa International Film Festival - how it went

Sharing our impressions of the Odessa International Film Festival

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