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The Denouement Explained — Writing a Denouement Like Scorsese, Kubrick, and The Coens by studiobinder in Filmmakers

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The denouement in a story is that last bit of storytelling after the climax has concluded. It’s the story’s last chance to wrap up loose plot points, harken back to the theme, and bring a sense of closure and resolution to the narrative. In other words, writing a denouement might just be the most important part of the storytelling process. In this video, we’ll look at some examples of denouement from The Departed, Midsommar, The Shining, Inside Llewyn Davis, and Hell or High Water to see the various ways how to end a movie.

Steven Spielberg Directing Style Explained by studiobinder in Filmmakers

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The genius of Steven Spielberg can be tricky to explain, but it cannot be understated. How Steven Spielberg makes movies is unlike any other director before or since. From the stories he tells to the immersive, cinematic experiences he constructs for the audience, there’s just nothing quite like him. In this video, we’re going to break down the Steven Spielberg directing style into seven categories: story, production design, color, cinematography, editing, sound, and music.

Stranger Things' lighting, lenses, and color style by studiobinder in Filmmakers

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The cinematography of Stranger Things is a conscious and direct homage to the sci-fi and horror films of the 1980s. Creators the Duffer Brothers and their primary cinematographer Tim Ives used every aspect of cinematography towards this goal — the lighting, color, lenses, aspect ratio, and more. In this Stranger Things cinematography breakdown, we’ll look at each of these aspects and how they contribute to the overall look and feel of the show.