Cinematographers on low-budget indie films are often required to operate their camera while also pulling focus. Here are some hacks to make this situation less frustrating.
ARRI was the camera of choice for a majority of the 2015 Oscar nominees, while RED was noticeably absent for the second straight year. Let’s take a look at the major award categories and see who shot on what.
With such a heavy focus being placed on the technological aspects of cinematography these days, many DPs have lost sight of the fundamentals like framing.
Post-production can go a very long way in creating amazing video, but it’s what goes in front of the lens that matters most.
Multicam productions have become more popular than ever, thanks to the extremely low cost of camera gear and easy intergration into video editing apps. Even still, many producers attempting multicam for the first time aren’t able to get it right.
Simulate realistic rain! Learn how to make a DIY rain machine for your next production in this exciting video tutorial.
The 4 lights on this list will allow you to not only light your film beautifully, but do it on a budget.
Give your career a boost with expert advice from legendary cinematographers. In this post we’ve rounded up videos from several Hollywood legends.
We take a look at the work of cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki and the art of the long take for his recent project, Birdman.
First time directors are notorious for not understanding their role in the filmmaking process, and not being able to effectively manage a set. In this post we share critical tips for successful directing.
If money wasn’t an issue how fast can a lens possibly be?
With raw shooting cameras so readily available, many filmmakers are opting to shoot raw as much as possible. Although there are some benefits with regards to raw image capture, there are also some major downsides.