Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
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.
The RED SCARLET is a workhorse, but it can be a costly one. With the URSA Mini soon to be released, could the SCARLET be in trouble?
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.
Has the DSLR filmmaking revolution come to an end? Will the mirrorless cameras from Sony and Panasonic knock out the Canon DSLR line?
With the rapid advancement of motion picture technology, many of us have placed an emphasis on camera specs over art. Is that mindset a mistake?
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.
No money? No problem. Here are some quick tips on how to market your film on a small budget.
Looking to give your footage a high-budget cinematic look? Check out these tips.
The close-up shot is considered a building block of film. It has become a staple of cinema, featured in nearly every motion picture.
Have you written or received a script for your next project? Here are eight questions to ask before moving into production.
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.