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.
The overuse of shallow depth of field has been an issue since the DSLR revolution hit, and it can look especially bad on daytime exteriors.
If you’re just starting out as a filmmaker or DP, these three prime lenses are the most essential to start with.
One of the biggest headaches associated with shooting at 24fps is the jittery look of vertical lines you get when panning. This calculator will help you eliminate that issue entirely.
Stabilization devices such as a Movi or Steadicam aren’t always an option. Luckily, there are other ways to capture walk-and-talk shots smoothly.
For those of you just starting out as DPs, here are the six settings you need to double-check every time you get ready to roll a take.
Many filmmakers assume that achieving high production value is as simple as shooting on the right camera. In reality, it’s got a lot more to do with surrounding yourself with the right team.
With the Oculus Rift scheduled for early 2016, filmmakers are looking for ways to generate VR content. Here are three great options for capturing 360 degree footage.
High-sensitivity cameras that can shoot in low light are more popular than ever. These three low-light cameras will have you covered, regardless of the size of your budget.
Many photographers have ventured into video production and cinematography since the DSLR video revolution. There’s a fairly steep learning curve, but it can be overcome.
If you can’t afford to have a DIT on your crew, use these tips to help ensure your footage is safely backed up every time.