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The 7 Best Scary Movies You Can Watch on Netflix

Frights you can experience in your very own home.<p>Halloween can be a divisive holiday. Kids love it because they get to wear ridiculous clothes while yelling at random adults who then reward them with candy. Adults (well, some adults) appreciate a chance to show the world how clever they are via a …

Learn From the Pros: How Filmmakers Fast-Track Their Way Into the Industry

Breaking your way into a very competitive film industry can be tough without proper guidance. While there is no real blueprint to success, there are …

Cinematography 101: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a DP

This guide for cinematographers will teach you all the basics of cinematography while linking you to tons of other great resources for more in-depth …

Cinematography

5 Final Cut Pro X Shortcuts I Constantly Use

I’ve been using Final Cut Pro X since I gave up on FCP7 several years ago and have never looked back. Over the past year I’ve noticed 5 shortcuts I …

Tips for Attaching a Lav Mic to Talent

Are you uncomfortable putting a lav mic on talent? Here’s a few techniques to make it a lot easier.These are some good tips. I would like to add, if …

Negative Fill Can Add Dimension & Contrast to Your Shots, & It's Easy on Your Wallet

When contrast is the objective, reflected ambient light is your arch enemy. But worry not, because negative fill is here to save the day.<p>When talking …

23 Hacks That Will Help You Plan Your Film's Release

Windowing, DCP creation, pre-sales -- planning your film's release can be mind boggling with all the details involved. And with trends and technology …

How to Get Your Documentary on Public Television

Getting a broadcast premiere for a documentary is still a much-coveted channel of distribution for documentaries — and with a little help navigating …

Reflective Surfaces Can Ruin Your Shots. Here Are Some Quick Fixes

"Reflective surfaces are a pain in the ass," said every filmmaker ever.<p>Say you've just canned a glorious tracking shot. When you go to review the …

Cinematography

Building a slideshow in Final Cut Pro X faster than you can watch the result

So just how fast can you build a slideshow in Final Cut Pro X? Doug Suiter from FCPXposure shows us, just don't blink! Plus we run through some free …

Slow Motion Video 101: How to Set It, Light It, & Shoot It

Slow motion videos can be absolutely mesmerizing, but there's a lot more to shooting one than just setting a higher frame rate.<p>If you're interested …

5 Tips on Clearing Music for your Film

Do you have that perfect song for your film? Well you need to clear it legally - Celine Palavioux offers five tips for getting it cleared.<b>Tip 1: Know</b> …

Z1 Rider GoPro HERO3 HERO4 Mini 3 Axis Gimbal Mounted on Audio Boom Pole

Remember the versatile Z1 Rider GoPro Gimbal I shared a short while back? Well, the other day I had the opportunity to test it out while mounted to …

Facebook offers more details on its internet-beaming planes

We've known about Facebook's ambitious plans to bring internet to developing areas via drone for a while now. At the Social Good Summit this week, Facebook Connectivity Lab's Yael Maguire revealed more details about what the social network is hoping to accomplish. Speaking with <i>Mashable</i> CEO Pete …

I Asked for a "Mythical" Video Travel Tripod, and Benro Made It a Reality with the Aero

Earlier this year at WPPI in Las Vegas, I stopped by the Benro/MeFoto booth to tell the team how much I loved the MeFoto tripod... but it was lacking …

RØDE's New Stereo VideoMic X On-Camera Microphone Promises Great Audio Quality in a Tiny Package

It wasn't just video gear introduced at IBC today. RØDE Microphones introduced the Stereo VideoMic X, an on-camera microphone made for professional …

Photon Pro a $29.99 noise reduction plugin for Final Cut Pro X

UPDATE NVIDIA card problem fixed<p>We saw the plugin pop up on Twitter last week, but didn't really take any notice until an FCP.co forum member posted …

10 Films That Can Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Cinematography

The word cinematography literally means ‘to record movements’. A director relies on their cinematographer to manipulate the mood and implication of a …

The Ten Best Modern Cinematographers

<b>A few months back we had a look at what we thought were the Ten Best Modern Movie Composers (you can read all about that</b> <b>HERE</b><b>), and now we’re going to</b> …