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Here’s some advice on how to use natural light when shooting various exterior (and interior) scenes either low- or no-budget.
Here are six ways the crop effect in Adobe Premiere Pro will improve your filmmaking workflow — and yield more satisfying results.
Here are seven tips to keep in mind while on set to avoid injury — or developing unsafe and unsustainable filmmaking habits.
Shaky video got you down? Fret not. Follow these super-simple steps to stabilize footage in Premiere Pro.
Using a split-field diopter used to be much more common, but it’s still an effective tool. What is it, and how can you create the effect yourself?
Filmmakers use various ways to introduce their heroes (and their villains) by shaping the audience’s subconscious judgment.
We spoke with director Nora Mandray about contextualizing history and keeping a complex political timeline vibrant and legible in short form.
Autofocus has long been a part of documentary filmmaking, at every budget level, since they often lack the budget for a dedicated focus puller.
Here are two simple-yet-brilliant examples of how costume design can convey — and even dramatically transform — a character’s arc.
In this article, we take a look at three common effects and whether the post-production version lives up to the in-camera effect.