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Hold on Tight! Here Are 50 Hard-Hitting Filmmaking Tips in Just 7 Minutes

Our favorite young YouTuber is at it again, this time with 50 quick tips that are sure to inspire better filmmaking. So without any further ado, …

Nine Really Useful Free Apps for Filmmakers and Cinematographers

For a while now, mobile platforms such as Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android have been a playground for third party developers to create apps that make …

The Best Guide You’ll Ever Read for On-Set Etiquette

Brandon Tonner-Connolly with Alicia van Couvering write excellently about “The Seven Arts of Working in Film: A Necessary Guide to On-Set Protocol.” …

Etiquette

20+ Online Resources To Boost Your Video Production Career

Want to make better videos and to become a professional video producer? Here are 20+ great Web sites to get you started.<p>I wouldn’t call myself a …

Filmmaking

10 Ways to Think Like a Professional Filmmaker

Some of the best advice I’ve ever gotten about the artistic process was from renowned comic book illustrator Michael Zulli who said, “Learn …

Tips on How to Cut a Badass Trailer for Your Upcoming Film

Nothing makes or breaks an audience's expectation for a film like a trailer.<p>On one hand, a well-cut and expertly crafted trailer can stoke an …

How to Capture High Quality Audio for Low Budget Films

You don’t have to sacrifice quality when capturing audio for low budget films. Find out how to record pro sound with this collection of educational …

How to Get Correct Exposure

Getting correct exposure is a tricky business. Many times we are rushed and have to set our exposure by eye. This is hardly ideal as camera monitors …

Cameras

Color Correction: Make People Look Normal

Posted on March 9, 2014 by<p>[ <i>I am deeply indebted to long conversations with Alexis Van Hurkman for many of the ideas expressed here, as well as his</i> …

'Gear Dictionary' Series Is Releasing Free Educational Videos For Filmmakers

Zeke Kamm, a veteran filmmaker and creator of the Aviator Camera Gear, has spent the last year creating a series of informational videos designed to …

Videography

Dual System Sound Syncing in Premiere Pro

Purchase a RØDE microphone between April and December 2015 and get a free copy of PluralEyes Express

Shares 1<p><b>By technical editor Matt Allard:</b><p>Pro-audio maker RØDE Microphones is once again partnering with Red Giant to offer a professional dual-system …

Filmmaking

Let There Be Light – Four Common Types of Film Lights

Beyond the camera and lens, the most important technical and creative skill you can have is learning to use and shape light. A good place to start is …

LED Lighting

Raindance Film Fest on Twitter: "Important terms you need to know in the film industry. Print this & keep it on your fridge for easy access: http://t.co/5bNdiF0epm"

What Filmmakers Should Know About Featuring Logos & Trademarks In An Independent Movie

Michael C. Donaldson and Lisa A. Callif discuss what you need to know about logos and trademarks in regards to independent movies. Via NoFilmSchool

Logos

Understanding Exposure - ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed Explained

When you think of the craft or art of photography, you must immediately think of exposure. Exposure is a critical element that determines what is …

Audio Hiss Noise Reduction

After Effects Video Tutorial: City Destruction

Learn how to turn a city into a pile of smoldering rubble with this Adobe After Effects video tutorial.<p>Integrating live action footage with motion …

Good Video Editing Techniques to Consider

photo by Vimages<p>Editing is an unobtrusive skill. If it is done well, the audience does not notice it, but is absorbed in its effect. During an …

Spend 40 Illuminating Minutes with Steven Soderbergh as He Talks About Low-Budget Filmmaking

Steven Soderbergh might be known for his big budget <i>Oceans</i> series, which has more stars in it than Andromeda, but his low-budget work truly showcases …

A Massive List of Spring 2015 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

The No Film School list of Spring grant deadlines is back for 2015 with new deadlines, program changes, and more grants than ever.<p>Spring is the color …

The Top 5 Budget Friendly 50mm Lenses For The Cinema Look

The 50mm focal length has always been one of my favorites. On a full frame or Super 35mm camera a 50mm lens will act as a beautiful ‘normal’ length …

Cameras

Finally! The Definitive Guide on How to Be a Filmmaker

So, you watched <i>The Boondock Saints</i> and have chosen to become a filmmaker, huh? Way to go, buddy! But before you get yourself a fishing vest and a …

Videography

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

How to Automatically Sync Dual-System Audio in Premiere Pro (With & Without PluralEyes)

Dual-system audio is by far the best way for low-budget filmmakers to maximize sound quality, especially when using a camera with poor built-in audio …

The 7 Filmmaking Blogs You Should Be Reading & Bookmarking Today!

Second only to on-set experience, filmmaking blogs are arguably the best way to learn the craft of filmmaking and to be inspired creatively. <b>I have</b> …

Filmmaking

2015 Subaru WRX STI

If you want some action, it has the traction.<p>If competition improves the breed, then the corollary is that the lack of competition invites stasis. And the Subaru WRX STI has only one natural predator: the dead-car-rolling Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, the product of an enterprise that seems a little …

Subaru

Production Mic Technique – Which mic should you use?

<i>Rose’s Rules:</i><p><i>• You can fake almost any other aspect of the track, and undo or change it if you’re not happy with the result. But bad dialog</i> …

SHOOTOUT: 12 of The World's Best ProCams - Video & Filmmaker magazine

We have a treat for our readers today! FilmPro, Film Cyfrowy, and the Polish Society of Cinematographers have done a shootout of 12 of the worlds …

Cinematography