With thousands of documentaries being produced every year, getting theatrical distribution can seem like a pipe dream. But for those willing to take the right steps, a theatrical release may very well be in the cards for you.
Directing a music video is a great way to get some exposure and make a name for yourself. Just be sure to avoid these three common cliches.
Practical lighting is becoming more common than ever thanks to the low-light abilities of modern digital cinema cameras. Here are a few of the most effective practical lights that are sure to add character to just about any image.
Reality television can be some of the most challenging content to capture, but these tips will help any unscripted set achieve better results.
This rarely used feature in FCPX will help significantly reduce your editing time on projects with heavy amounts of b-roll.
Mixing and matching ADR with location audio can be very challenging, but these audio editing tips will help you get much better results every time.
When digital cinematography first hit the scene, most pro DPs wouldn’t go near it — and for good reason. But now digital cinema cameras offer a viable (and sometimes stronger) alternative to film cameras. Let’s look at some of the advantages of digital over film.
Shooting product shots on a seamless white backdrop calls for a very specific approach to lighting. Here are some tips on how to get it right next time you’re in the studio.
Science Fiction is one of the most popular independent genres at the moment, but many filmmakers struggle to capture the right aesthetic on camera. Here are some tips for sending your audience to the outer limits.
The Blackmagic URSA is an exceptionally powerful camera, but it really isn’t intended for low-light shooting. This simple tip will help you get better results on set when working with limited light.
For video editors looking for an alternative to their Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, these apps offer similar functionality at a much lower price point.
DCPs are in higher demand than ever before, but they are also far more accessible than ever. You now have several options for creating a full fledged Digital Cinema Package right from your own computer at a fraction of the cost of a post-house.