Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
The documentary genre of film is a woven part of cinematic history. We explore the different types and share characteristics and examples of each.
These handy iPhone apps can help you with all aspects of filmmaking, from pre-production to production to post. Just be sure to keep your phone on silent once the director calls action.
Running out of time and money? These quick and easy filmmaking tips and DIY production hacks just might save the day.
Here’s everything you need to consider when deciding the subject of your next documentary.
Clamps can be a grip’s best friend. Let’s take a look at how film and video professionals make use of this must-have tool on set.
Discover three problem-solving and fun camera panning techniques that will spice up any video production.
Need a powerful cinematic look? Only have a single light? No problem. Here are a few ways to create some dramatic atmosphere with only one light.
Good audio can make a good video better. Bad audio can make a good video unwatchable. That being said, you don’t have to break the bank to make sure your audio is crisp and clean. Here are a few solid audio recorders for under $300.
The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K has been generating a lot of buzz lately. Many filmmakers are eager to see how the camera stacks up to the ARRI ALEXA. In this video clip, we’ll finally get a taste of how the two cameras compare.
The GoPro Hero has established itself as the preferred action camera for everyone from adrenaline junkies to budget filmmakers — but there are other options. Here are a few of the best GoPro alternatives.
The “gear up” montage is a fantastic way to prime your audience for action. Send the hero of your next project into battle with three simple ingredients.
Buying or renting a flicker box to create a firelight effect is very effective, but it can also be quite costly. This DIY approach will cost you far less and will yield just as strong results.