Posts Tagged ‘Production’
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.
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.
Reality television can be some of the most challenging content to capture, but these tips will help any unscripted set achieve better results.
For a film to truly succeed, its lead producer must understand how to effectively collaborate with the film’s auteur. Unfortunately, no two directors are exactly alike.
Micro-budget filmmakers often spend too much money in all the wrong places. Here are three areas to scale back on when breaking down your budget.
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.
If you can’t afford to have a DIT on your crew, use these tips to help ensure your footage is safely backed up every time.
What is a Digital Imaging Technician? What is their role on set? Here’s a breakdown of the constantly changing job of a DIT.
Shooting action sequences takes a special set of technical and creative skills. Here’s how to get it right every time.
Amateur directors often overcompensate for their lack of experience by overdirecting their actors. Here are some ways to take a more subtle approach.
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.
Get your audience on the edge of their seat! Check out the 5 shot types that will drive suspense and the Hollywood films that have used them.