Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
In this masterclass video, VFX legend Douglas Trumbull shares his work behind the visual effects in 2001: Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Blade Runner and many more.
You don’t need an elaborate light setup to capture clean, evenly lit shots. In this video tutorial you’ll learn a few tricks for getting great looking shots with a single light setup.
Even some of the world’s best filmmakers had rough starts, so don’t be discouraged! In this post we share the bad first movies of Peter Jackson, Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Howard and Oliver Stone.
Get the most out of your investment. Outfit your Blackmagic Pocket Camera with a cage for protection and accessories. In this post, we share 5 good cage options for the BMPCC.
With it’s increased resolution and image quality it’s easy to see why 4K footage is quickly becoming the new standard in video production. But is it too late? In the following article we take a look at the future of 4K and the historical trends that lead us to suspect that it might be short-lived.
Understanding these sound design fundamentals is imperative for crafting a successful audio experience for your film.
Make yourself stand out from the pack with a video resume. In this post we share our favorite video resumes and a few tips for creating your own.
Check out this impressive test footage from both the Blackmagic 4K Cinema Camera and Panasonic Lumix GH4 – exciting products for indie filmmakers.
The Internet is abuzz the announcement of Panasonic’s latest mirrorless camera, the GH4. Check out the spec on this new cam, which boasts 4K video recording and 4:2:2 color subsampling.
GoPro has taken the consumer video camera market by storm, but is is worth it? In this article we take a look at the new GoPro 3+ and examine it’s cinematic potential.
The new H5 is a great audio recorder for any indie-filmmaker. Although it isn’t on the market yet, sources say it will probably be coming this summer.
Your actors will make or break the success of your film. So how can you ensure you get the best folks for your project? In this post, we share 5 actionable tips to make your audition process the best it can be.