Tag «John P. Hess»

Debunking “High Frame Rate in Cinema” Myths

Hi John Hess here from Filmmaker IQ – your indefatigable supporter of 24 fps – at least that’s how the YouTube algorithm has apparently labeled me … Seriously, I didn’t think my last video where I reviewed Gemini Man both in High Frame Rate and standard 24 would blow up like it did. And as …

The History of Horror

The History of Horror

Welcome to Filmmaker IQ.com, I’m John Hess and today we dissect history of the horror. The history of horror is a vast and perhaps foolhardy thing to tackle. No matter how hard you try, there are films and horror subgenres that will slide through the cracks.. But horror is somewhat unique among the film genres …

The History of the Hollywood Movie Poster

Hi, John Hess from Filmmaker IQ.com – today we’re going to take a look at the history of Hollywood film posters and explore some of key artists who have shaped this commercial artform. The movie poster date back as far as the motion picture itself and why shouldn’t they? Signs for events have been needed …

The History of Sound at the Movies

The History of Sound at the Movies

Hi, John Hess from Filmmaker IQ.com and today we’ll look at the epic history of synchronized sound at the movies. Our story begins with one of the original American pioneers of film – the prolific inventor Thomas A. Edison. Edison didn’t invent motion pictures, but he did invent the phonograph in 1877 – a device …

The History of the Movie Trailer

The History of the Movie Trailer

In a world of mass entertainment with new movies opening every Friday night – one advertising medium would arise, growing into a virtual artform – this the history of the Movie Trailer. Looking back on the evolution of the movie trailer we must consider the evolution of how we watch movies. Unlike the multiplexes we’re …

The History and Science of Lenses

The History and Science of Lenses

Hi! John Hess from Filmmaker IQ.com and today we’ll dive into the history and science of lenses and how these little pieces of glass make filmmaking possible. People have been fascinated by the properties of translucent crystals and glass since antiquity long before we understood any about light. The first lens or oldest artifact that …

The History of Frame Rate for Film

The History of Frame Rate for Film

This FilmmakerIQ Lesson is proudly sponsored by RØDE Microphones Premium Microphones and Audio accessories for Studio, Live and Location Recording Welcome to Filmmaker IQ.com – I’m John Hess and today we’ll dive into the history of frame rates. Let’s establish a basic truth about film. Nothing in the movies is real The sets are fake, …