The Pearldrop Blog

Here’s a collection of our thoughs about filmmaking.

Film Term Friday

Here’s a roundup of our popular LinkedIn series, which shines the spotlight on the weird and colourful language of filmmaking.


An adorable little Film Term Friday entry for you this week. Our word is “woof!”.

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A baby


Despite what you might be thinking, this isn’t a term for a petulant actor who isn’t getting everything his own way (although it works in that context, too).

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Golden Hour

Golden Hour

In anticipation of the better weather that’s forecast for next week, today’s Film Term Friday entry is summer-inspired. Our phrase this week is “golden hour”.

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Easter eggs and a cute bunny

Easter Egg

This week’s term is “Easter egg”. It means a little hidden object or reference in a film or tv show. The term probably originates with The Rocky Horror Picture Show, where the cast go on an Easter egg hunt but fail to find many of the eggs.

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This week’s word goes down well with a cup of tea, missus. It’s “cookie”, but not the sort you dip in your cuppa.

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A plate of Swiss cheese.


This week’s Film Term Friday entry is close to Pearldrop director Denise Austin’s heart. Our word this week is “cheeseplate”, and it’s the first of three food-related filmmaking terms we’re going to share with you.

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Production tips

This is a collection of articles designed to give you an insight into our production process.