Inside the World of Color with Acclaimed Colorist Stephen Nakamura

Jun 04, 2021


Colorist Stephen Nakamura spoke with Filmmaker U to talk about his prolific career. His feature film credits include Da Five Bloods, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, It: Chapter Two, Crazy Rich Asians, The Martian, Alien: Covenant and many more blockbuster epics and award winners.

Among the most accomplished feature film colorists in Hollywood, Stephen Nakamura has worked alongside directors such as David Fincher, Ridley Scott, Kathryn...

Continue Reading...

The Importance of Narrative Ellipsis For Editors

Jun 08, 2020

Written By Parker Mott | Twitter: @parkermott


Martin Scorsese famously said, “Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out”. However, narrative ellipsis- the subject of this article- primarily concerns “what’s out”. What filmmakers and editors choose to leave out of their film is equally as important as what they choose to keep. Actually, it may even be more important....

Continue Reading...

50% Complete

Try the course for free!

Are you curious how our classes work and what to expect? Not sure if this is the class for you?

Filmmaker U offers the opportunity to experience each of our courses with three free clips - a chance to see what you can expect from the full course! All we require is that you take a few moments to create a free account to gain access to the free clips from our course with Eric Whipp!