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Learn The Science Of Expensive-Looking, Trailer-Worthy Shots


Hollywood Camera Work, creators of the Master Course in High-End Blocking & Staging has recently release their newest course: Hot Moves: The Science of Awesome. HOT MOVES is a 1 DVD addition to The Master Course that’s all about making single shots and master shots look absolutely awesome.

Where The Master Course focuses on drama and coverage, (read Amanda Porter's review here) HOT MOVES focuses on a very different angle of how to make single shots look super expensive and sexy for their own sake. Click on the screen to the right for a preview. What is fascinating is that the vast majority of truly awesome and trailer-worthy shots come from just a handful of techniques, which are explored in HOT MOVES. Click on the screen to the left for a sample lesson.

While Hot Moves seems like it lends itself to very high-budget shooting, the majority of the techniques can be executed even on a very low budget, because it’s the understanding of motion that makes it a hot move, not the equipment you shoot it with.

1. Introduction
2. Master Course Recap
3. Bigger And Better Part I: Parallax
4. Bigger And Better Part II: Pivots
5. Bigger And Better Part III: Keyframes Etc.
6. Grid Theory Part I
7. Grid Theory Part II
8. Stacked Moves Part I
9. Stacked Moves Part II
10. Angle On A Path Part I
11. Angle On A Path Part II
12. Roll Part I
13. Roll Part II
14. Fear Of Heights Part I
15. Fear Of Heights Part II
16. Fly-Throughs And Air-Chases
17. Wrap

Total Running Time: 1 Hour 47 Minutes


If you are an educator, and want to use The Master Course in High-End Blocking and Staging or Visual Effects For Directors as a framework for a film school program, we're thrilled, and will do everything we can to help.

The course can be licensed either as "public peformance" where you own a single copy and get permission to use it in class, or as a "study material" where each student receives a copy and no license is needed.

For more information and academic pricing, please contact Hollywood Camera Word at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 702-425-5686


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