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It's all just one film to me. Just different chapters.Robert AltmanThe movie that got him noticed: MASH, …Acting
The question “How do I find work?” is one that can baffle even the most successful artists. The music industry has become extremely diverse and the …Networking
When contrast is the objective, reflected ambient light is your arch enemy. But worry not, because negative fill is here to save the day.
When talking …High Contrast
While video autofocus technology is getting better on cameras, many don't have it, and even if they do, there is no guarantee it's going to work how …Cameras
Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the most iconic adventure films of all time thanks, in part, to its famous boulder scene.In this episode of …Raiders of the Lost Ark
Over time photo and video editing has become so rich with features, or complex, that takes quite a while to learn all the possible shortcuts in order …Adobe Photoshop
Pixel Film Studios Boosts Storyboarding in Final Cut Pro X with a Great New Corporate Storyboard Plug-in
FCPX plug-ins maker Pixel Film Studios recently released FCPX Storyboard: Corporate, adding to FCPX’s native storyboarding feature. The plug-in adds …Final Cut Pro
Before working on Director Nick Cavalier’s feature documentary “Forced Perspective,” we hadn’t heard of Derek Hess. We were sorely missing out. A …Art
Vigilantes, Psychopaths, and Road Warriors from 3D to 36DD: B-Movie Title Design of the 1970s & 1980s
The Golden Age of the American B-Movie Title Sequence
Part 3: Out With a Bang
The ’70s and ’80s were both the best and the worst of times for B movies. …B Movie
Now in its sixth year, the SXSW Film Design Awards remain one of the few events in the world highlighting and awarding Excellence in Title Design.
This week's video production tip is one for the Actors.
Directors should also take heed, however, if you're looking to squeeze a passable performance …Video Production
What factors influence the financial success of a film? Star power? Marketing? Humongous budgets? Sure, maybe. But one of the biggest factors is the …Stock Markets
Bill and Turner Ross' new film WESTERN turns their curious vérité gaze into the border tensions between Texas and Mexico. In our interview from SXSW …Filmmaking
If you're not particularly fond of in-depth filmmaking coverage, you should probably stop reading right now. Otherwise, Sound & Picture magazine is …Workflow
A single frame is rarely more important than all of the others in a film, but the first and last can leave one hell of an impression.In a brand new …Filmmaking
While RED has been committed to RAW, it looks like their new WEAPON camera, which is an upgrade from DRAGON, will get the ProRes codec.
Jarred Land …Cameras
Nothing makes or breaks an audience's expectation for a film like a trailer.
On one hand, a well-cut and expertly crafted trailer can stoke an …Trailers
If you're an indie filmmaker today, it's imperative to know how to distribute your films online. Luckily, Vimeo released a free handbook today that …Handbooks
You want to be a successful filmmaker, but you’re a nobody in nowheresville with no connections.Well, the Duplass Brothers started out just the same …Filmmaking
Depth of field is an incredibly powerful tool, but the mathematics and mechanics of calculating and pre-visualizing it can be overwhelming.A Polish …Simulator
Unless you work in narrative or commercial filmmaking, chances are that you're going to be shooting a whole lot of interviews.Our good friend Billy …Film Industry
While you might be lusting after the latest high-end gear to get 4K resolutions and beyond, it turns out your lowly Nikon D800 (superseded by the …Nikon
2012's "Hotel Transylvania" was the monster mash that turned into a graveyard smash, bringing in nearly $400 million worldwide on a relatively small (for an animated feature, anyway) budget. Thanks to director Genndy Tartakovsky, the film emphasized physical humor and the innate charm of its starry …Genndy Tartakovsky
Reducing noise from your footage can be done, but it's definitely not going to be cheap.
A grainy image full of artifacts and noise does not look …Dark Energy
How the Colors Blue and Yellow Help 'House of Cards' Become One of the Most Beautifully Shot Series Ever
House of Cards, in my opinion, is one of the best shows available to stream on Netflix - if not anywhere. Their breakout drama series exploded on the …Netflix
Can setting up elaborate shots with time-consuming tools zap the soul out of your film? Joel Potrykus, the director of Buzzard, a film being called one …Hairspray
Slow motion videos can be absolutely mesmerizing, but there's a lot more to shooting one than just setting a higher frame rate.
If you're interested …Slow Motion