Lookup tables are one of the most useful tools for editors, colorists, and DPs alike. Here’s how you can generate LUTs in Photoshop in a pinch.
Overcranking in camera will give you the option to achieve beautiful slow-motion work in post. But if you don’t follow the right formula in the editing room, your results will be less than ideal.
Wireless video monitoring systems are crucial for many types of productions, but their high costs can often be prohibitive for indie filmmakers. Here’s how to build your own.
The duotone color style can work really well as a more experimental look. Achieving great results only takes two very simple steps.
These five FCPX keyboard shortcuts are crucial if you want to increase your editing speed.
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.