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The broad term is split screen. In film and video production, split screen is the visible division of the screen, traditionally in half, but also in several simultaneous images, rupturing the illusion that the screen's frame is a seamless view of reality, similar to that of the human eye. [...] In television The split screen has also ...


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One very simple reason is that NetFlix is considered to be a 'bought by adults, for adults' service and in order to support that on a show coming from a comic-book origin the 'darkness' and violence got turned up to appeal to that adult audience. It worked too, expect more of the same thing soon ;)


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I was also struck by the dark tone of Daredevil, and I think there are two main reasons, aside from dark (and antiheroes) simply being "in" right now. Firstly, one of the showrunners is Stephen S. DeKnight. He's most famous for showrunning the Spartacus shows, and so it's clear his aesthetic goes towards the ultraviolent end of the spectrum. Secondly, ...


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I agree with @Catija: ADR is very common with action, drama, and musicals because it is far easier (and less expensive) to rerecord the dialog in a recording booth than it is to get dozens to hundreds of people, who are near the shot, to be absolutely silent or to remove the sound in post production. The only genre which avoids ADR is comedies because the ...


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Many shots where there is no specific dialogue will be shot "MOS" - without sound running. MOS is a standard filmmaking jargon abbreviation, used in production reports to indicate an associated film segment has no synchronous audio track. It stands for "motor only sync" or "motor only shot". Omitting sound recording from a particular shot can save ...


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There are lots of resources in YouTube which will teach you how to shoot any scene if you know what to type in the search box. To start google the terms in bold. If you shoot line by line, when you edit the clips together, you will have an unnaturally choppy conversation. The common way to do this is by letting the actors play the conversation while ...


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The use of pop-op text goes back a long time. Silent films mostly used intertitles rather than overlaid titles; these were both technically easier to produce and more dramatically effective than subtitles in the absence of a soundtrack to establish timing continuity, but certainly be the 1920s overlaying text on a scene for dramatic effect was not uncommon. ...



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