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Author: Bradyn Litster

Audiences Want To See Life

“I can’t cry.” I stated to my high school theatre teacher. “I can’t cry!” I continued to explain to him that I understood my character, I understood why she felt the way she felt, but when I would hit this certain part of the scene...

The Art of Montage: The Godfather

This is the second in a series of blogs about the art of montage in cinema. In my first blog, I talked about the cinematic origin of the montage in Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin. When discussing the art of montage and the greatest montages in cinema...

How to Make Special Effect Veins

There are many things you can create with special effect makeup, from scars, to bullet holes, to even gross headpieces and strange growths. In a piece we did last year, Demon Poker, many of our actors had to go through hours of makeup to accomplish...

Created To Create

Being creative is a gift I’ve had, and been aware of, ever since I was little girl. I have many memories of sitting at the kitchen counter for hours, with an array of art supplies, as I made my masterpieces. I made so many projects...