Directing a music video is a great way to get some exposure and make a name for yourself. Just be sure to avoid these three common cliches.
The split-field diopter is a practical lens attachment that can add an unusual and visually exciting effect to your movie. Here’s what you need to know.
Let’s take a behind-the-scenes look at Vader and Luke’s Cloud City duel from The Empire Strikes Back.
As Disney prepares to release quite possibly the biggest film of all time, let’s take a look at why and how The Force Awakens feels like A New Hope.
Star Wars sets some great examples for aspiring filmmakers. In fact, lessons can even be found in the very brief behind-the-scenes looks we’ve had at The Force Awakens.
Recreate the groundbreaking Star Wars practical effects with this fun collection of tools and tutorials.
Storytelling is the most important part of the filmmaking process. For writer/director J.J. Abrams, it’s something that he’s spent a lifetime mastering.
There are multiple ways to smooth out and stabilize motion in After Effects. Here are the three most important techniques to know.
Practical lighting is becoming more common than ever thanks to the low-light abilities of modern digital cinema cameras. Here are a few of the most effective practical lights that are sure to add character to just about any image.
Let’s take a detailed, step-by-step look at what went into creating one of the most riveting scenes in recent film history: the alien attack that launches the War of the Worlds.
Reality television can be some of the most challenging content to capture, but these tips will help any unscripted set achieve better results.
Learn how to duplicate yourself with this easy cloning effect. You’ll be beside yourself with joy!