Author Eddie Saint-Jean

Stuff Explained third man tunnel lighting key fill ratio

What is key-to-fill ratio? It’s basically about lighting and shadows in your shots, but it’s actually quite a tricky concept.

Stuff Explained mise en scene

Mise en Scène is all about putting stuff in the scene as part of the language of cinema. Simple, right? Wrong.

Stuff Explained Chiaroscuro-Lighting-For-Film

Ever wondered what Chiaroscuro Lighting is? Well wonder no more! From Cecil B De Mille to Citizen Kane, filmmakers use art history for lighting inspiration.