Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
The Grip and Electric Departments will provide the lights and gear on a film set. Here is a breakdown of the positions and job duties.
For those of you just starting out as DPs, here are the six settings you need to double-check every time you get ready to roll a take.
Everyone knows the names of the Directors of famous pictures, but what about the Cinematographers behind them? We take a look at some of the best duos.
One of the last things to usually make its way into our toolbox is software. Let’s look at affordable software options for your video production arsenal.
Many filmmakers assume that achieving high production value is as simple as shooting on the right camera. In reality, it’s got a lot more to do with surrounding yourself with the right team.
With the Oculus Rift scheduled for early 2016, filmmakers are looking for ways to generate VR content. Here are three great options for capturing 360 degree footage.
DaVinci Resolve’s Scene Cut Detection function chops a single file into multiple shots. Here’s how to how to use this time-saving feature.
High-sensitivity cameras that can shoot in low light are more popular than ever. These three low-light cameras will have you covered, regardless of the size of your budget.
From suspense to sports to comedy, many films rely on montages to progress their story. Here is a look at the evolution of montages.
Many photographers have ventured into video production and cinematography since the DSLR video revolution. There’s a fairly steep learning curve, but it can be overcome.
The Kelvin Scale. Color Temperature. Tungsten, HMI, Fluorescent, LED lights. Here’s a full-spectrum look at the ins and outs of set lighting.
A film production’s camera crew is responsible for setting up and using the camera. Here are the responsibilities of each crew member.