The Hitchcock shot is a tricky maneuver, but its results are powerful. So what are the secrets behind this famous filmmaking technique?
Shooting a successful film requires more than just technical knowledge. It also requires strong film composition. But what, exactly, is that?
Like any film or video project, low-budget projects require effective planning and smooth production. Here are some tips to get you started.
New to filmmaking or video production? Here are a few tips for how to approach creating tension or suspense in your next project.
Effective fight scene choreography ties together filmmaking principles, safety protocols, and proven production techniques in a seamless dance.
Need to (safely) coordinate some stunts for your next project? Here’s what you need to know to get started in the wild world of stunt coordination.
Using stunt doubles can protect star talent and keep a production on track, but you need more than wardrobes and wide shots to pull off the switch.
Good fight scenes need vision, planning, and careful choreography. But ultimately, they depend on the edit for their power.
Anthony Milton has worked in the professional film scene in Dallas for the past decade. We sat down to talk shop and collect his tips on building …
Close-ups have a range of uses, from comedy to horror, but as a general rule, you should use them sparingly. Here are a few reasons why.
The aspect ratio has a long and storied history. So what does that mean for the modern filmmaker? In this guide, we go over what to keep …
Choreographing a fight scene is only half the battle. If your audience can’t tell what they’re watching then all those beautiful techniques mean nothing.