Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
In this video tutorial we take a look at hairlights and examine some of the best ways to properly use them to make your subject pop.
The Oscar nominations for best VFX are out and this proved to be an awesome year for visual effects. In the following article we show visual effects breakdowns for all five oscar nominated films.
With over 470 still and motion picture camera options, the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder is a powerful smartphone app for quickly visualizing your shots. We’ve got 10 copies to giveaway!
Your film’s success weighs heavily on the effectiveness of it’s marketing. In this post we sit down with pro film marketeer Mark Steven Bosco and pick up some tips and advice for promoting indie film.
Unlike DSLRs, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera uses a micro four thirds system that requires special lenses. Find out how micro four thirds is different – and how you can still use the BMPCC with your existing DSLR lenses.
Take some style cues from some of the best shows on television – and apply them to your own film and video projects.
You may know how to use a lens but do you know how it is made? In the following article we take a look at how camera lenses are created.
Add impactful flare to your video shots using a simple homemade solution. In this post, we share a video tutorial that shows just how easy it is.
With the recent success of ‘The Lego Movie’ we thought it would be fun to round up a few of the most awesome lego stop-motion videos on the Internet.
For years the famous “Shower Scene” from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho has been attributed to the master of suspense, but new insights suggest that Hitchcock may not have directed the scene.
In honor of the season we’ve compiled a list of reasons why your true love is filmmaking.
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.