Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
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.
There’s a lot to learn from these visually spectacular aerial shots. Here’s 7 filmmaking techniques for getting great drone footage.
Thanks to a new low price, more filmmakers are turning to the CION. Here’s everything you need to know about AJA’s signature camera.
Here’s everything you need to know to get a SAG Actor on the set of your non-union production!
You can shoot a feature film on a smart phone. It’s already been successfully done quite a few times. But is it a good idea?