Cinematographers on low-budget indie films are often required to operate their camera while also pulling focus. Here are some hacks to make this situation less frustrating.
The Sony a7S is an undeniably powerful tool, but there are a few big drawbacks that you should know about before investing in one.
While FCPX has been criticized over the years for being overly simplified, the software actually has some incredibly useful and powerful tools under the hood that are often overlooked.
With such a heavy focus being placed on the technological aspects of cinematography these days, many DPs have lost sight of the fundamentals like framing.
Post-production can go a very long way in creating amazing video, but it’s what goes in front of the lens that matters most.
Multicam productions have become more popular than ever, thanks to the extremely low cost of camera gear and easy intergration into video editing apps. Even still, many producers attempting multicam for the first time aren’t able to get it right.
Discover a few ways to optimize your video editing workflow with the Premiere Pro ‘Project Manager’.
The 4 lights on this list will allow you to not only light your film beautifully, but do it on a budget.
With an abundance of color software options more and more filmmakers, DPs, and editors are able to properly color their footage without breaking the bank.
Skimping on location can leave your film feeling amateurish and cheap. Here’s how you can get A-list locations for next to nothing!
First time directors are notorious for not understanding their role in the filmmaking process, and not being able to effectively manage a set. In this post we share critical tips for successful directing.
The number one goal for just about any indie filmmaker is to secure distribution for their feature film. Unfortunately though, such a small percentage of films are actually able to achieve this.