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How to Find the Right Story For Your Documentary

Even if life truly is stranger than fiction, a great doc subject is never guaranteed.Sandi Tan and Tim Wardle know a thing or two about choosing …

Sheffield

From ‘Atlanta’ to ‘Twin Peaks,’ Here Are the Cameras and Lenses That Shot The Year’s Best TV Shows

18 Emmy-nominated cinematographers on how they created their shows’ unique look, and the gear they chose to pull it off.<p>Cameras and lenses can make a …

Cinematography

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

Yuneec Mantis Q – foldable 4K travel drone

Yuneec is no stranger to making drones, and their latest offering the Mantis Q looks to be a direct competitor to the DJI Mavic Air, DJI Mavic Pro, …

Drones

Using Schneider Custom 8” Long ND Grad on “Drive” – a 57-Hour Single Shot Film

“Why don’t you get a right-hand car?” cinematographer Paul Reuter suggested to director James Rasin. The two had been talking about his friend’s …

Cinematography

Google Drive's expanded One plans are available to anyone in the US

You no longer have to be a paying Google Drive personal customer to use the expanded One plans. As of today, Google One is available to anyone in the US willing to pay for cloud storage. As before, it's about considerably more than offering more storage for the money. You now have access to a $3 …

Google Drive

Rotoscoping & VFX platform built with collaboration in mind.

<b>Roto basics - your favourite roto-features at your fingertips</b> <br>Create shapes with F-Spline or Bezier curves.<br>Control softness of your mattes with …

Graphics

Indie Distributors So White?: How Lack of Diversity Impacts What Films Get Released

“There’s not a lack of films that feature people of color, there’s just a shortage of distribution opportunities for our stories,” Ezra Ezzard tells …

Los Angeles

Solange Saves the Day: Indie Filmmakers Break Down Their Approaches to Engaging Audiences in Unexpected Places

Find out how Solange changed Yance Ford’s approach to using social media, Flavio Alves raised over $100,000 on eBay, and Eliza Hittman laid …

Independent Film

Fade In Pro: Screenwriting’s best kept secret

If you’ve ever done any kind of screenwriting—be it for dramatic works or even documentary post-scripting—you’ll no doubt have resorted to one of two …

Screenwriting

NVIDIA's Turing GPUs can process 8K video in real time

You and I won't likely be working with 8K video anytime soon, but a lot of the movies and YouTube videos we enjoy are shot in that format. NVIDIA announced that with camera company RED's help, it has solved one of the thorniest problems with 8K. The latest Quadro RTX Turing GPUs will support …

Alan Turing

Edelkrone HeadPLUS and HeadPLUS PRO – Updated Pan and Tilt Heads

<b>Edelkrone is famous for making innovative products and j</b><b>ust a year after the release of their first Head module, they are back with two new versions</b> …

Arduino

mO2 - Real 3D and 3D Replication Plugin for Final Cut Pro X and Apple Motion

• Type in your e-mail address in the field and click SEND.<br>• Once you receive the automated e-mail, click the blue "RECOVER PASSWORD" button to start the …

Replication

Miami’s ArtCenter South Florida Launches $100,000 Micro-budget Movie Scheme

Shot on a $1.5 million budget and ranking as the lowest-budgeted film in Academy Awards’ history, 2017 best picture winner “Moonlight”, highlighted …

Film Festivals

When Cinematography Serves Story: Advice from 'Raging Bull' DP Michael Chapman

"Cinematography doesn't have to be beautiful. It has to be appropriate."<p>The art of cinematography is about more than making beautiful images; it's …

Cinematography

The relentless pace of satisfying fans is burning out some YouTube stars

In the age of fast-paced social media, the pressure to perform has reached new heights. Like many entertainers who dream of reaching the top, YouTube …

Social Media

DaVinci Resolve 15 launched with hundreds of new features by Jose Antunes

The new upgrade to DaVinci Resolve fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and …

Videography

Dear Producer: Summer Shelton on How to Produce Your Life Like Your Movies

<i>NOTE: the below guest post by producer Summer Shelton originally ran on the website</i> <b>Dear Producer</b> <i>and is being shared here courtesy of that website’s</i> …

Independent Film

Real-time workflows for film, TV, VR and AR using Unreal Engine technology by Jose Antunes - ProVideo Coalition

From Technicolor’s ‘HP Mars Home Planet’ VR experience to a demo set in the Star Wars universe showcasing techniques for virtual production, Epic …

Game Development

Edelkrone HeadPLUS – motorized pan and tilt head

Edelkrone has announced the HeadPLUS and HeadPLUS PRO motorized pan and tilt heads. These can be used in conjunction with edelkrone sliders to create …

Arduino

What the Data Says: Producing Low-Budget Horror Films

1. Horror Movies Are the Most Profitable Genre<p>Using real-world data and statistical modelling, we are able to estimate the profitability of most …

Horror

How a Boom in Feature-Length Films Is Transforming Branded Content

Branded content is in a transitional period. Whether you’re a brand, agency or marketing consultancy, you’ve no doubt noticed that forming a loyal …

Branded Content

Josephine Decker Felt Like Her Movies Didn’t Matter, Until She Met the Teenager Who Would Star in Her Masterpiece

Josephine Decker felt like her movies didn't matter. Then she saw Helena Howard in a high school acting competition, and everything changed.<p>The story …

Film Festivals

Filmmaker Friday with Filmmaker Barry Cheong

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the Filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or …

Filmmaking

Wooden Camera Improve Top Handle Design with NATO Handle Plus V2

<b>Wooden Camera has announced a new formula for their popular top handles. The NATO handle Plus V2 and Top Handle V2 are low profile, reversible, cold</b> …

NATO

Lensing "Stranger Things," "Mrs. Maisel," "Mozart in the Jungle"

One DP just earned an Emmy nomination for the second consecutive year in recognition of his work on Stranger Things (Netflix). Another garnered his …

TV

Snap On, Snap Off – Bright Tangerine Left Field Quick Release Bridge Plate

<b>The Bright Tangerine Left Field 19mm Studio Quick Release Bridge Plate is a snap on, snap off bridge plate for ARRI Dovetail, compatible to ARRI and</b> …

Cinematography

How to Shoot a Feature Film for Only $7,000

With only $7K, two weeks, and no crew, this is how Alejandro Montoya Marín made an action-filled comedy feature.If you're wondering why these …

Filmmaking

One Small Modification Allows This Lens to Create 'Magic Bokeh'

After flipping a single lens element, this Iranian photographer was able to capture the most stunning and unique bokeh.For filmmakers, bokeh is …

Photography

4 Takeaways from Bradford Young on the Daily Grind of Being a Cinematographer

Bradford Young has only been working professionally for a decade and yet he's already a legend in the industry.Bradford Young, the maverick …

Star Wars Anthology Series