Posts Tagged ‘filmmaking’
The old adage of “work smart, not hard” is the key to efficient filmmaking. Here are eight tips to maximize your videos by minimizing your effort.
We talked to the team behind MotoCrane, a powerful camera crane system that can turn almost any hunk o’ junk into a state-of-the-art camera car. Here’s what they had to say.
Learn how to light your shot quickly and cheaply without overexposing your incandescent practical light. Let’s have a look at a basic setup to better understand the technique.
When looking to keep focus in difficult shots, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. Here are some of the best follow-focus options to consider (that won’t break the bank).
Everyone starts somewhere. Before they found big-time Hollywood success, these directors were making the most out of small budgets and developing their techniques on the sets of music videos.
Are you an up-and-coming filmmaker looking to make your first independent feature? The “coming of age” film may be your best bet to break into the mainstream.
Today’s top mirrorless and DSLR cameras may seem daunting at first, but with a little help from the pros, you’ll quickly learn the ins and outs of these fantastic cameras.
These pro food styling tips are the secret to cooking up delicious-looking video of the perfect holiday meal. Just remember not to eat the food!
It seems more trailers than ever are featuring footage that’s not included in the final film. Is this deceitful marketing? Or does it even matter?
Want to get your DSLR video to look like vintage 16mm black and white? Let’s explore how to retrograde digital footage with the editors of the mockumentary IFC show Documentary Now!
By dividing the work and sharing the load, the editing partners behind the films of J.J. Abrams have cut an unconventional path to Hollywood editing success.
Hollywood product placement pro Marsha L. Levine opens up about the ins and outs of working with consumer brands in big-budget productions.