Many filmmakers have issues shooting under natural light, as they often neglect to utilize one of the most basic tools available to them: the collapsable reflector.
Indie productions need to be picky with their locations in order to keep production value high. The easy-to-shoot locations on this list will work wonders for filmmakers on a budget.
Editing comedy takes a very specific and unique set of skills. It’s arguably one of the hardest genres to cut. These tips will help you maximize your laughs every time.
Rookie filmmakers tend to shoot far more coverage than needed, and they’ll suffer in the editing room as a result. Here are some reasons not to overdo it on coverage.
A thriller without suspense falls as flat as a comedy with no jokes. Crank up the tension and get the audience reaction you want with these tips.
China balls are one of the cheapest and most effective ways to add beautiful light to your scenes. Here are just three of the many ways you can use them on set.
For a film to truly succeed, its lead producer must understand how to effectively collaborate with the film’s auteur. Unfortunately, no two directors are exactly alike.
Panasonic recently announced the long-awaited V-Log picture profile for their GH4. The cost to upgrade is $99. Here’s why it’s worth it.
Many filmmakers have called Rokinon’s recently announced Xeen lenses overpriced. Here’s why they just might be worth their high price tag.
Many music video editors work with multi-cam projects to increase speed while editing, but sometimes the best results call for a more traditional approach.
Micro-budget filmmakers often spend too much money in all the wrong places. Here are three areas to scale back on when breaking down your budget.
No matter how great your writing might be, after a couple of minutes just about any heavy dialogue scene can feel boring. Here’s how to keep things interesting on those longer takes.