Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
A lull in work during the summer provides an excellent opportunity to build your creative business. In this post, we share useful tips for growing – both professionally and creative – during the summer!
Although Smoke is known primarily as a video editing and effects application, there are also many features for working with audio. In this post, we show you how to get the most out of the audio tools in Smoke!
Cinematography gear is notoriously expensive, but a few “must have” pieces of equipment are surprisingly affordable. In this post, we’ve rounded up useful cinematography gear that won’t break the bank!
Are you just starting out in your creative career or looking to make a career change? In this post, we share our tips for formulating the right outlook to land more opportunities and advance your career!
Curious about aspect ratios? Film and video pros need to know the difference in ratios, when to use them and why? In this post we roundup great tutorials on working with different ratios, as well as a few useful aspect ratio calculators.
In this post, we share tips and insight from one of Hollywoods legendary directors, Steven Spielberg. Great inspiration and advice for creative professionals, video editors and producers/directors.
How do you maintain your creativity and focus when working on a long-term project? Take your cues from the folks at Pixar – in this post we share some of their secrets in successfully creating major film projects.
Stay up to date with the latest in video production news and technology – the weekly NeedCreative Podcast has got you covered.
Check out this montage of the very best Steadicam shots in film and video history. A tribute to one of the harest working positions in the production industry!
Are you a creative professional looking to maximize your earnings? In this post we share a few tips for taking control of your finances that are essential for growing your creative business!
In this video you’ll learn how to install Magic Lantern – an awesome FREE firmware which opens up the possibility of shooting RAW video on your Canon DSLR.
Autodesk Smoke gets a boost with the release of the Extension Release. Check out all the new features and additions that will improve your video editing and Smoke post production work.