The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

August 8, 2014 Author:

Indie film directors today have largely become more concerned with gear, effects, and post-production than with story and acting, which is one reason so many indie films fail to have any success. While the technical side of filmmaking is critical in today’s filmmaking environment, it is raw performance that will always be what captivates audiences most. Read More

Why All Directors Need to Take Up Acting

  • August 5, 2014

    Building a Home Video Studio? Follow These Tips

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    Want to improve the look of your videos? The following tutorials prove that it doesn’t take a lot of money to make your video projects look like they were shot in a professional studio. Read More

  • August 5, 2014

    Camera Fundamentals: What is ISO?

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    Learn the in’s-and-out’s of ISO in this helpful video tutorial. Read More

  • August 4, 2014

    Aspect Ratios Explained: When To Use The Major Three

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    It seems like every filmmaker these days likes to throw a 2.35:1 letterbox on their footage to give it a more ‘filmic look’. The truth is though, this ratio is not right for all projects and what’s more pertinent for a cinematic look is choosing the most appropriate aspect, not necessarily the widest. Read More