Posts Tagged ‘tips’
Directing a music video is a great way to get some exposure and make a name for yourself. Just be sure to avoid these three common cliches.
Practical lighting is becoming more common than ever thanks to the low-light abilities of modern digital cinema cameras. Here are a few of the most effective practical lights that are sure to add character to just about any image.
Reality television can be some of the most challenging content to capture, but these tips will help any unscripted set achieve better results.
Science Fiction is one of the most popular independent genres at the moment, but many filmmakers struggle to capture the right aesthetic on camera. Here are some tips for sending your audience to the outer limits.
For long-form DaVinci Resolve projects, one of the easiest ways to get up and running involves using the powerful scene cut detection feature.
One of the most challenging shots for a DP is a ‘continuous take’ that moves inside and outside within the same shot. These cinematography tips will show you how to do it right.
Wireless video monitoring systems are crucial for many types of productions, but their high costs can often be prohibitive for indie filmmakers. Here’s how to build your own.
The duotone color style can work really well as a more experimental look. Achieving great results only takes two very simple steps.
These five FCPX keyboard shortcuts are crucial if you want to increase your editing speed.
Organize your feature film edit like the editor of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Eddie Hamilton.
Many filmmakers have issues shooting under natural light, as they often neglect to utilize one of the most basic tools available to them: the collapsable reflector.
Indie productions need to be picky with their locations in order to keep production value high. The easy-to-shoot locations on this list will work wonders for filmmakers on a budget.