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How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

Filmmaking

Sachtler announces more affordable FSB 10 100mm fluid head tripod

Shares 114<p>Finding a reliable, well built tripod on a budget isn’t easy. With mid sized cameras such as the Sony FS7, FS5, Blackmagic URSA Mini, Canon …

Cinematography

Chinese renaissance architecture in China and Hong Kong

This article originally appeared in Context 145, published by The Institute of Historic Building Conservation in July 2016. It was written by Ho-Yin …

Learn DaVinci Resolve 12 in 12 minutes

If you want to understand how DaVinci Resolve 12 works, take some time to watch the tutorial created by Denver Riddle, and download the footage used …

Denver

6 Things to Consider When Assembling a Video Rig

Today, video is everywhere. Whether it be an iPhone shooting super-slow-motion footage, or a RED Weapon eating away at hard drive space in 8K …

Videography

Pacific ocean cool: when American Arts and Crafts met Japanese modernism

The photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto’s images of the pioneering architecture of Greene and Greene have a minimal aesthetic that still looks contemporary<p>A few months before his death in 2012, photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto requested that his 1974 series on architects Greene and Greene be exhibited in …

Architecture

How to Easily Color Grade Your Sony A7S and FS7 S-Log Footage

With the implementation of the S-Log2 profile in the A7s, Sony has finally fulfilled one of the highest demands of professional shooters and …

Some Useful Sony A7s Movie Settings Tips and Tricks

Although the <b>Sony A7s</b> is one of the most popular compact mirrorless cameras of 2014 so far, many filmmakers, especially those who have made the switch …

The Ultimate Inspirational Video for All Screenwriters

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

How To Do Cinematic Color Grading Like A Pro

Ever noticed how movies have a very distinct look that gives off a cinematic look. The process of taking the footage and giving it a specific look is …

Cinematography

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Graphic Design

Depth of Field and Lens Equivalents Explained

A fundamental aspect of even the most basic lens is that at some point it will produce a sharp image of an object when that object is at a distance …

Cameras

5 best new tools for 3D artists in May

Show season is upon us and the animation festivals, expos and conferences are underway. Now is a great time to start adding that impressive 3D art to …

NAB 2016: From a7S to F65: All Sony Cameras in 1 Hour Long Presentation by Alister Chapman

At NAB 2016, Sony independent certified expert, storm shooter and DP, Alister Chapman gave an hour long presentation on all Sony cameras from the …

What's the Cost of Video Production for the Web?

In the past, professional-grade video has been an expensive proposition. Shooting, editing and production required specialized equipment and …

Videography

‘God Knows Where I Am’: Why The Documentary Shot on Film To Capture The Subject’s Mental Illness

'God Knows Where I Am': Why The Documentary Shot on Film To Capture The Subject's Mental Illness<p><i>[Editor’s Note: One of the principal reasons</i> …

New Hampshire

Sony announce impressive new features on current cameras and new A7 cameras!!!

EDIT: Please note when this blog post was posted. Next please read the comments just in case. THIS IS NOT REAL! If you are still confused click here. …

Cameras

How Do the Sony A7S II and A7R II Stack Up Against the Sony FS7?

Many filmmakers and videographers alike still wonder what are the major differences between the Sony’s A7 compact mirrorless cameras on one hand and …

Emmanuel Lubezki: 'Digital gave me something I could never have done on film'

On February 28 Emmanuel Lubezki won his third consecutive Oscar for Best Cinematography for <i>The Revenant</i>, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. That’s an …

15 Filters And Effects That Should Be In Your Favorites

The video editor does more than assemble footage, selectively pacing various clips to tell a story. The video editor is responsible for how the …

Video Editor

5 Gems of After Effects you should be using today

Pictures worth a thousand words: tips for telling stories about art

I fund, film, edit and distribute a series called Exhibition on Screen to cinemas around the world. Our mission is to give global audiences access to international exhibitions and permanent collections. We’re just finishing off our twelfth film and third season. We’ve now made documentaries about …

Public Speaking

Video Editing Startup Magisto Rolls Out New Feature for Small Businesses | Inc.com

Everyone loves to watch a fun, attention-grabbing video.<p>Video marketing has rapidly become crucial to the growth of brands. The quality and creative direction, however, is what makes or breaks a company's strategy. Directing and editing a video that speaks to consumers is no easy task, and it's …

Video Editing

Kinetic 3D Geometries Emerge in Beacon's New Music Video [Premiere]

The Brooklyn electronic duo Beacon tease their new live visuals with the title single off their new LP, ‘Escapements.’<p>The Brooklyn electronic duo Beacon released their sophomore LP, <i>Escapements</i>, last week on Ghostly International. Known for an experimental but welcoming form of electronic pop, the …

The next wave in storytelling is short-form video

Social video apps are nothing new. However, these video tools have been slow to gain widespread enthusiasm from brands as a serious content distribution channel — until now.<p>Meerkat and Periscope put instant video into the hands of the masses, but now we’re finally seeing the rest of the major …

iOS Apps

Graphic Design From Around the World: Japanese Design

<i>Our tendency to seek inspiration in the same places gets us stuck in creative ruts.</i>But it’s a big world out there, and there’s lot of inspiration to …

Graphic Design

Tutorial - 3D Photo / Parallax Effect in Adobe After Effects

Free App Makes Creating Your Own Animated Shorts Super Easy

(Or animated GIFs!)<p>It's a fast-paced world out there, and sometimes it seems the tried and true rotation of hilarious Taylor Swift GIFs just doesn't get the laughs it used to. Even a short clip of bunnies cuddling with puppies barely elicits an audible awww<i>.</i><p>Thankfully, a new app called Animatic by …

Apps

Starter storytelling tools for new journalists

One of the most common questions I get as a technical person in media from new journalists is, “What are your favorite storytelling tools?” There’s a …

Infographics