Tips, tricks and tutorials for professional video producers, filmmakers, directors and camera operators.
Framing can often make or break a great shot. Here are a few of the most common framing mistakes made by cinematographers.
No filmmaker wants to find themselves going into overtime on set. These five production tips will help you avoid going over time and over budget.
A well-composed frame within a frame can fracture screen space, add depth, and create visual interest in your cinematic compositions.
Fog machines and hazers are some of the most widely used tricks of the trade on film sets, but they certainly aren’t the only way to give your footage a soft hazy look. Here are a few other ways to pull it off.
Anamorphic footage has become synonymous with the “Hollywood” look, which has many independent filmmakers using anamorphic lenses as a means to add production value to their projects. Here’s how you can too.
The Sony a7S II is one of the most popular mirrorless cameras on the market for video, but it calls for some extra color grading in post to get the footage looking just right. Here’s how you can get great results.
Add some day-to-day reality into your next video project by including eye-catching on-screen text message visuals. Here’s how to do it the right way.
These FREE LUTs are perfect for professional video editors. Make your footage more cinematic with these free color grading tools.
Discover a Final Cut Pro X feature that flies under the radar for many new editors: copy the attributes of any clip in your timeline and instantly paste them across multiple clips.
These must-watch interviews offer great insight for every filmmaker. Learn about the art and current state of the film industry from The Hollywood Reporter’s 2016 Oscar roundtables.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to capture eye-catching dolly shots. Here are a few pro and DIY options that won’t bust your budget.
Shooting a professional product video is surprisingly easy — if you have the right gear. Here’s everything you need.