Film Theory

Cinematography is built on many fundamental rules and theories that define absolutely every film that is released. Filmustage tries to understand and share its findings with you.

A brief look at the nature of propaganda

What do we know about propaganda? Certainly, we are used to consider it in a negative way... But have you ever wondered how propagandists use cinema to their advantage? Well, Filmustage will try to examine this topic.

Apocalypse scenarios in cinema

What are the most common ''the end of the world'' scenarios in cinema? Let's find out!

The evolution of special effects in cinema

Filmmaking is a complex process in which a huge number of people are involved. We're going to look at the evolution of special effects in cinema and talk about the biggest names in the industry.

"Don't Look Up": Satire in its Essence

Today we broadcast about the bizarre genre of satire and break down the new film by Adam McKay.

How to make movies in 2022: the set vs the screen

The end of 2021 gifted us with a lot of badass movies that got us thinking about the future of the movie industry. Discuss "The Matrix" and "The French Dispatch" with the Filmustage.

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.

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.

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.

Lenses as an artists instrument

Have you ever wondered how important the choice of a particular lens is? I bet it is rare. But the truth is, the lens sits between reality and the artist's eye, making movie magic possible.

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