Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
Learn how to create an animated short film from scratch with these comprehensive free tutorials!
Before you rush out to buy your first fancy camera, make sure you’re prepared for battle with these four tools every DP should have in their kit.
Is the line between pro and prosumer gear becoming so blurred that it could threaten high-end professionals?
Here’s a Premiere Pro tip on how to perform a quick quality control check of your final edit for unintended gaps.
Using footage from different types of cameras can make color grading a challenge. Here are some tips to make the process easier.
Most directors believe the majority of their work is done on set or in editing. In reality, much of the director’s job is performed during pre-production.
Learn how to make great practical explosion effects with a DIY air cannon. It’s safe for your cast and crew — and the results are impressive!
How inexpensively can you put together a digital cinema camera package? Here’s what to spend your money on in the post-peak-camera era.
Amateur directors often overcompensate for their lack of experience by overdirecting their actors. Here are some ways to take a more subtle approach.
Facebook just declared war on YouTube. What does that mean for filmmakers and the future of video distribution?
Using a DSLR or mirrorless camera to create a narrative film with a pro cast and crew can be a huge undertaking. Here’s how one film pulled it off.
Soft light can give you top-notch results when shooting talent, but many amateur DPs struggle with the basics. Use these illuminating tips to soften your shadows on set.