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                                                 Who are you?                                                  

Hi. My name is Chester, and I recently graduated from USC's School of Cinematic Arts with an MFA in Film & Television Production.

I make video essays breaking down my favorite movies to figure out what makes them so good.

                                         What is Film So Good?                                         

Film So Good is where I share my insights into filmmaking techniques through *hopefully* fun and digestible video essays.

YouTube has become an invaluable resource for me whenever I want to gain a new perspective into great films. However, there's a lot of stuff out there with interesting opinions and criticisms and very few video essays the delve into the practical nitty gritty of film production techniques.

That's where Film So Good comes in. I hope to provide useful analyses of the methods being used by your favorite filmmakers, along with applicable lessons that you could use in your own work. But hopefully you can enjoy these videos, even if movies don't interest you.

Lastly, this channel is my way of contributing what I can to an amazing community of content creators, who have taught me so much about the art and craft of filmmaking.

                                                How can I help?                                                

The research, the writing, and the production behind each of these videos is a full time job. I want to continue sharing these videos for free, but I can't do it without your support.

If you support Film So Good on Patreon, your donation will go directly towards buying necessary tools to keep the channel going, such as Blu-Rays, sound recording equipment (to improve upon my current $30 mic + duvet over my head), hard drives, and a Creative Cloud subscription. Anything extra will go to keeping me fed and sleeping indoors.

In return for your support, it's my pleasure to offer you perks and bonus content. You can get a heads-up about what I'll be posting next, early access to each video, and bonus content for each creation.

Even a donation of $1 per video goes a long way, and I deeply appreciate anything you are able to give. 

                             How frequently will you post videos?                            

Since I currently can't afford to dedicate more than evenings and weekends to working on Film So Good, the fastest I will be able to turn a full video around is 6-8 weeks. I will let you know if that changes but, for your own peace of mind, you can set a limit on the number of creations you are able to support per month :)

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Whether you want to apply some of these techniques to your own films, or you just want to enjoy the ride, I hope you enjoy the videos.

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