Posts Tagged ‘techniques’
Some indie filmmakers suffer from a lack of identity. Luckily, there are steps you can take to find your voice as a director.
Here are three non-technical editing tips to help you become a stronger storyteller and a bigger asset to your production.
A killer demo reel is the biggest asset you have when trying to pick up work in the film industry. Unfortunately though, many talented directors, DPs and editors don’t understand what it takes to cut a great reel, and end up losing work because of it.
With such easy access to video editing apps, many indie film directors are doubling as editors on their own productions as a means to streamline their creative process, but ultimately are coming up short when it comes time to deliver a final cut.
Editing a feature length documentary film can be an extremely daunting task because of the massive amount of footage and the endless creative options. In this post, we share 3 tips for approaching a documentary edit.
Music undeniably plays one of the most important roles in the post production process, as it can largely define your film’s style and tone. But choosing the right music for your project is just the beginning.
Since FCPX shook up the post-production world a few years ago, many editors have been heavily focused on the ‘NLE Wars’, trying to choose the best software for their needs. Now that the dust has settled, let’s look at some fundamental editing techniques that are relevant no matter what system you’re editing on.
As low cost cinema cameras dominate the independent film scene, high level filmmaking has never been more accessible than it is today. That said, it takes a lot more than the right camera and gear to actually make a film that is worth watching.
It’s easier than ever to make a low-budget film with high production value, yet so many filmmakers still create films that look unpolished. Here are 5 tips that are often overlooked on smaller-scale films.
Seamless design is captivating and interesting to audiences, but it’s admittedly more difficult to create than designs with hard cuts. In the following article we will take a look at a great example of seamless design and ask the artist Marc Urtasun a few questions about how he approaches his projects.
These screenwriting tips are fundamental, simple, and have worked for many writers time and time again.
In this post, we share tips and insight from one of Hollywoods legendary directors, Steven Spielberg. Great inspiration and advice for creative professionals, video editors and producers/directors.