By Pedro Rodrigues | Best selections on filmmaking news trends
The fastest-growing filmmaking website in the world is hiring.In five years, No Film School has gone from 0 to 5 million pageviews/month, and we’re …Film School
Blackmagic has been slowly and steadily releasing new Beta versions for DaVinci Resolve 12, and they've just rolled out Beta 4.
If you have taken the …Da Vinci
4K footage from 200+ of the world’s best filmmakers.
Stock footage often gets a bad wrap, and, to be honest, rightfully so. There are so many sites …Music Licensing
Atomos first caught our attention with their line of HD to 4K recorders, like the Shogun. Today, they've announced something that's a real kick in the …Ninja
Atomos today announced the Ninja Assassin, a lighter and more affordable followup to the award-winning Shogun for monitoring, recording, playing …Cameras
“What is this ‘Monty’ – some kind of a race?” — Chester SchofieldAt eight words, the title of this film is a mouthful. Combined with animated …Movies
Golden hour produces some of the most beautiful lighting conditions to shoot in, but the results aren't automatic.That time just after sunrise and …
If you're staring at some shaky footage in post wishing that it could look a little better, it can -- in fact, it can look a lot better.
No, you don't …Adobe After Effects
There have been plenty of lists about the mistakes that amateur filmmakers make on set. But what about the more insidious mistakes, the psychological …Filmmaking
“How many lives do you think would have been saved if we'd done in 1990 what we're doing now?” — Dr. Bruce BrundageSudden dizziness, shortness of …Jellyfish
“Not everyone deserves a happy ending.” — Matt MurdockA city bleeds and a hero is born.Elastic’s main titles for Daredevil — Marvel’s hardboiled foray …Daredevils
Perhaps no other living director has done as much for the art of the title sequence as David Fincher. The filmmaker’s work inarguably helped …
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When it comes to making films or any art for that matter there are two sides to making something that people would call a classic. The one side of …Art
10-Hour Days RULE OK!
Many mainstream crews are slaves to the grind of a very long day and you don’t have to be. The average union shoot day is 14 …Movies
Imagine an LED light that is as thin as a piece of cardboard, but as flexible as a piece of tinfoil. What you're imagining is the Westcott Flex …
All filmmakers use a wide variety of shot types, but only a few really make them their hallmarks.
Jonathan Demme seems to have the close-up covered, …Cinematography
Every filmmaker knows that boring an audience means unequivocal failure.And I'm not just talking about the audience sitting in seats watching your …How-To's
Props may not be your primary focus as you're planning your projects, but taking the time to be intentional and creative with your prop choices could …Movies
Setting up a beautiful crane shot takes a little bit of muscle, a little bit of finesse, and unfortunately a little bit of math.
If you're like me and …Movies
"What makes a Coen Brothers film look like a Coen Brothers film?"
Jacob T. Swinney poses the question in the description for his most recent video, …Movies
People often forget that Christopher Nolan didn't go from the small indie film Memento straight to Batman.
There was a $46 million remake called Insomnia …Christopher Nolan
Like messages in bottles, film movements come in waves. And also like those floating, nautical correspondences, the significance of their messages …Movies
“Most of what follows is true.”
As the sepia-toned newsreel acts out the story of real-life bank robbers Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, we …Movies
The season finale of Six Feet Under laid to rest the story of the Fisher family in the most moving six-and-a-half minute finale in television history …Motion Graphics
Starting out making a film is not easy. Whether that is professional or amateur, you need the funds to be able to follow through with the project. …Movies
I meet filmmakers all the time who are convinced that the more people they have on set the better it will be. WRONG! I am constantly amazed by the …Movies
A few weeks ago, half way through Nigel Stanford’s follow-up to the Cymatics music video, I had a problem.The shoot involved nearly continuous motion …Viewfinders