Amateur directors often overcompensate for their lack of experience by overdirecting their actors. Here are some ways to take a more subtle approach.
Facebook just declared war on YouTube. What does that mean for filmmakers and the future of video distribution?
Using a DSLR or mirrorless camera to create a narrative film with a pro cast and crew can be a huge undertaking. Here’s how one film pulled it off.
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.
There’s a lot to learn from these visually spectacular aerial shots. Here’s 7 filmmaking techniques for getting great drone footage.
Thanks to a new low price, more filmmakers are turning to the CION. Here’s everything you need to know about AJA’s signature camera.
Here’s everything you need to know to get a SAG Actor on the set of your non-union production!
You can shoot a feature film on a smart phone. It’s already been successfully done quite a few times. But is it a good idea?
Point of View (POV) shots have been around since the early days of filmmaking. This “subjective camera” is still commonly used to captivate audiences.
We spoke with filmmaker Martin Heck and asked him a few questions about the process of creating amazing timelapse videos. Here’s what he said.
You have several options when it comes to lens mounts. Let’s explore each one and talk about the differences between them.
Low-key lighting can instantly make your scene dramatic and moody. In this post we’ll look at how it’s done and share a few tips for low-key success.