Posts Tagged ‘tips’
Great directors are not all cut from the same cloth, but the most successful of them share these five habits.
Let’s crack open my handy-dandy notebook and look at some tips I’ve written down from other filmmakers on what it takes to be a great director.
Here’s a Premiere Pro tip on how to perform a quick quality control check of your final edit for unintended gaps.
Most directors believe the majority of their work is done on set or in editing. In reality, much of the director’s job is performed during pre-production.
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.
In this post I’ll show you five ways to use compound clips to dramatically improve your editing experience.
It can be a real challenge to light a scene using only a single light source, but these cinematography tips and techniques will help you achieve amazing results even with limited gear.
Great locations can make even the lowest budget production look like a million bucks. Learn how to to land awesome film locations without breaking the bank.
Doing an involved motion graphics piece? Use Illustrator to create your storyboards and style frames, setting you up to easily move to After Effects!
Working with a sound recordist is best, but sometimes you need to multi-task and record location audio yourself. These tips will help you do it right.
Find out what the industry is talking about with this collection of recent must-read filmmaking articles.
Period pieces are usually out of reach for low-budget filmmakers, but these five tips will open up the possibility of setting your story in a different era.