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The dissolve transition can carry many meanings and affect your story in many vastly different ways. Here are a few ways filmmakers past and present have employed the technique.
The president of RED Digital Cinema loaned his personal Helium 8K to a 19-year-old filmmaker for 24 hours. Watch the stunning short film, and see how it was made.
Lighting the background of your shot can add depth to a scene and up the production value of your project. Here’s everything you need to know about the technique.
Rumored specs, lens options, pricing, and a potential launch date. The Canon 5D Mark IV is almost here.
Gear hack: Upgrade your Zoom H1 audio recorder to include two XLR inputs and two outputs — all for under $15! Here’s how it’s done.
Network with creative professionals and learn something new at this fall’s must-attend video industry conferences.
Close-ups and extreme close-ups have the power to be intimate, terrifying, and hilarious. Placing these shots naturally in your work is tricky — but not impossible.
How do the dollars and cents compare with dynamic ranges and sensor sizes? Let’s examine the differences between $1,000 DSLRs and their higher-end $10,000 counterparts.
Continuity errors can pull an audience out of the world you’ve spent so much time and effort creating. Here are a few common continuity goofs and gaffes that you can easily avoid.
The Jungle Book figured out how to create natural light in the middle of a warehouse. How can you apply this technique to your next video?
Your film or video project’s first shot is incredibly important. Whether you’re establishing a time and place or unveiling a mystery, a compelling first frame is vital.