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Audio Gear: 10 Super Cheap Accessories for Your Audio Kit

True audio professionals always have a few equipment tricks up their sleeves. Luckily, they don't always have to be expensive.

Music Production

Beyond the Equipment - Lens Choice in the Digital Era

<i>CINEMATOGRAPHER WILLIAM WAGES cites Ability to Change Focal Lengths without Switching Lenses, Optical Quality and Size Discussed as Top Advantages</i> …

FUJIFILM

Lighting Tips to Help You Survive Your Next Outdoor Shoot

The sun can be a wild beast. Here are a few ways you can tame it.For some filmmakers, shooting outdoors can be a real challenge. That's mostly due to …

Tutorials

The Hidden Costs Of Starting A New Business

0<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Share<p>+1<p>Did you realize that <b>three new businesses start every minute</b> in the United States? If you are tired of working for someone else …

Small Business

6 Filmmaking Tips From Marc Turtletaub

The producer behind such films as ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and ‘Loving’ has made the leap to directing—and he’s learned some lessons along the way.<b>Marc</b> …

Film Festivals

5 Sweet and Simple In-Camera Effects You Should Try

Want to pepper some sweet effects into your next project? Try one of these.Doesn't it always seem like the cooler the effect, the harder it is to …

Harry Potter

Filmmaking Techniques: Mastering the Rack-Focus

Here are some tips and best practices for shooting smooth, professional-looking rack focus shots on your next film or video project.

Filmmaking

The Future Role of AI in Fact Checking

<i>Barry Cousins of Info-Tech Research Group Looks At Fact Checking and AI</i><b><br>By Barry Cousins</b><br>As an analyst, I’d like to have a universal fact checker. …

Artificial Intelligence

Video Tutorial: What Does “Dirtying the Frame” Mean?

With this technique, you can add even more dynamic movement to your moving shots and more depth to your simple shots. So how does it work?

Tutorials

STAY: An African American Film Director Works Towards Finishing A Feature Film in Japan With Crowdfunding

TOKYO – July 16, 2018 Filmsnoir Motion Pictures and Fusion For Peace Productions are proud to share their rewards-based crowdfunding campaign for the …

Crowd Funding

Learn How to Frame Up Your Shots with 'Finger Frames'

"Finger Frames" are totally a thing and they can actually help you learn your lenses' field of view.You know exactly what this is but you just didn't …

Viewfinders

How to use your smartphone without leaving a trace

Cover up your digital footprints.<p>Every time you grab your phone to participate in a group chat, watch a YouTube video, or search the internet, you leave a digital trail of activity. This footprint can compromise your privacy the next time a friend borrows your device. It also puts your personal …

Apps

4 Ways to Focus Hands-Free While Using a Gimbal

You only have two hands, so how are you supposed to focus your camera when both of them are operating a gimbal?Gimbal stabilizers are an essential …

Handsfree

How To Use *relatively* Inexpensive DJ LED-Lights to Light a Set

In this #IQBiTS video I explain how we replaced the incandescent lighting on our stage with relatively inexpensive DJ LED lights and some of the …

Home Automation

Millennials Want Brands With Values, But, Really, A Good Deal More

Brands are often advised that a good way to get attention from Millennials is to “stand for something.” Millennials seem to admire brands with a …

Advertising Industry

What AT&T’s Startup Bets Tell Us About The Future of Telecom

Telecom incumbents are feeling the heat of disruption.Nimbler startups are introducing new technologies, while formerly core businesses — like cable …

Telecoms

What Can Production Insurance Do for Your Film or Video?

Production insurance does more than simply protect your equipment on a shoot — it can improve your entire film or video project.<p><i>Cover image via</i> …

Health Care

10 Tips for Pulling Together Your Shorts on a Tight Timeframe

These filmmakers know how to get a film made quickly.A collective of filmmakers was presented with a challenge: make a film around a particular topic …

Film Festivals

James Osmond, COO of Triptease, on fundraising, choosing the right VC, US expansion and best practices in hiring sales teams.

James Osmond, Triptease COO, shares his thoughts on choosing the right VC and expanding sales in the US…<p><b>Q: What advice would you give to founders</b> …

Venture Capital

50+ Beautiful CSS3 Buttons with Effects & Tutorials

A nice collection of beautiful css3 buttons with animation effects that are created with the help of web designer easy to find more creative ideas on …

5 Entrepreneurial Myths Debunked

Entrepreneurs spend a ton of time learning about <i>how</i> to grow a business — but not nearly enough time questioning whether they should start one in the …

Entrepreneurship

Interview: Animated Advice from Films to Comics with David Avallone

We talked to filmmaker-turned-comic-book-writer David Avallone about what filmmakers can learn from the comic book industry.<p><i>Cover image by Dave</i> …

Research: The Average Age of a Successful Startup Founder Is 45

It’s widely believed that the most successful entrepreneurs are young. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg were in their early twenties when they launched what would become world-changing companies. Do these famous cases reflect a generalizable pattern? VC and media accounts seem to suggest …

Logo Design 101: Color Usage, Sizing, Image Formatting and More

Are you thinking about creating your logo soon? Maybe you have a logo already but need to revamp it. One of the problems many business owners …

Lighting a Path to Guide Case-Centered Research Design: A Six-Step Approach

Elliot Mishler coined the term “case-centered research” to refer to the research approach that preserves the “unity and coherence” of research …

50 Sites to Download Free 3D Models – Best Of

3D printers have immensely revolutionized the art and manufacturing industry. With <b>advancements in the 3D printer technology</b>, it is now not very …

Rejection Is Part of Entrepreneurship. Here's How to Handle It.

Successful entrepreneurs say "no" to most offers. Those are exactly the people you're trying to do business with.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In our minds, we understand that we'll experience rejection in our lives and as we build our businesses. But when it happens, …

Entrepreneurship

CanguRo robot is part transport, part best friend

CanguRo takes its name from the Italian word for kangaroo, but this particular robot prefers to roll than hop.<p>Unveiled this week in Japan, the …

4 Camera Techniques All Beginner Filmmakers Should Know

If you're new to filmmaking, here are some basic camera techniques that you'll want to work on.In the early days of cinema, around the late 1880s, …

Cinematography

50 Useful Android Apps for Designers (2018)

Designing is one of the most demanding professions in the world. From keeping <b>updated with newer tools and tech</b> to being constantly in search of …