March 5, 2019

NBF 043: The Theory of Everything…Filmmaking Related

They've done many, many episodes - too many, some would say - on thtechnicalal aspects of filmmaking. Well today, Alex and Trevor are going in a different direction and talking about the theory behind film and why you should spend the time to learn about the critical studies of film and television.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Critical thinking and film theory
  • Why it will help you as a writer or filmmaker
  • Style, tone, and theme
  • How to learn about film theory


YouTube Channels We Mentioned

  • Lessons From the Screenplay
  • Every Frame a Painting
  • Now You See It
  • What It All Meant
  • Lindsay Ellis
  • Folding Ideas
  • Thomas flight
  • The Royal Ocean Film Society



  1. The Trailer for 'Man Who Killed Don Quixote' (
  2. 1 TB MicroSD (
  3. Glyph Atom Pro SSD and Thunderbolt 3 Docks (
  4. PostHaste (
  5. Obsbot Tail First Footage (



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