Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
Don’t pick the wrong mic! Find out when to use certain microphones by learning these six essential microphone pickup patterns.
As a cinematographer, the lens choices you make are incredibly important. Let’s take a look at some lenses every cinematographer should own.
Add subtle animation and bring your designs to life with the Puppet tool in After Effects. Here’s everything you need to know.
When attempting to warm up footage in post, many inexperienced colorists will take a wrong turn and wind up giving their footage a sepia look. Here’s how to avoid that issue entirely.
Increasingly, video editors are color grading on laptops and desktops instead of utilizing accurate, calibrated displays. Here’s how to make this reality work for you.
Although many software platforms have the capability to edit and color RAW media natively, sometimes Photoshop might be the best tool for the job.
There are many outlets for employment in the video production industry, it’s simply a matter of positioning yourself so you are visible and well-represented to employers.
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.
The split-field diopter is a practical lens attachment that can add an unusual and visually exciting effect to your movie. Here’s what you need to know.
Star Wars sets some great examples for aspiring filmmakers. In fact, lessons can even be found in the very brief behind-the-scenes looks we’ve had at The Force Awakens.
Recreate the groundbreaking Star Wars practical effects with this fun collection of tools and tutorials.
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.