Filmmaking

Subtle Video Effects You Can Use to Make Your Video That Much Cooler

Not only will these 3 effects make your videos look awesome, but they're also super easy to pull off.<p>If you watch a lot of videos on YouTube, chances …

Adobe

Less is More Than Enough: Acting and The Kuleshov Effect

Ryan Gosling stars in a case study of the editing effect.<p>The Kuleshov Effect makes the case that meaning can come from something that wasn’t filmed, …

10 Best Microphone for Youtubers 2017 - #4 is Highly Recommended !

There is no point in recording HD videos if you cannot process the sound properly. For any YouTuber, it is a must to have a good microphone. Thanks …

Headphones

Read This Rejection Letter from Lucasfilm to Steven Soderbergh and Feel Better About Life

Soderbergh turned out alright.<p>In spring 1984, Lucasfilm was a rising behemoth in the production world, having successfully released all three …

Busan Facetime: Director Kamila Andini on Balancing Motherhood and Filmmaking

When director Kamila Andini showcased her debut feature, “The Mirror Never Lies,” in Busan in 2011, she already mentioned that her second feature …

Anime

What's the Best Mic for Vlogging?

There are several brands and different models of microphones on the market which is constantly growing. Trying to pick one out of the masses can be a …

Photography

Our Indie Problem: Financiers and Sexual Harassment

George Rush on the set of <i>Don’t Walk Home</i><p>by George Rush<br>in Filmmaking<br>on Oct 18, 2017<p>I have felt disgusted these last ten days reading the news about …

Feminism

'Curb Your Enthusiasm': How the Editors Find the Comedy in the Show's Unique Shooting Style

Discover the process of cutting the show's signature improvisation into carefully crafted comedic gems. <i>Curb Your Enthusiasm</i> is back. HBO is now …

Curb Your Enthusiasm

‘I Love You Daddy’ Trailer: Louis C.K. With A Whole Lot of ‘Manhattan’

Missing FX’s <i>Louie</i>? <i>I Love You, Daddy</i> might fill that void.<p>Chances are you are familiar with comedian <b>Louis C.K.</b> and his brand of comedy. Whether that …

Louis C.K.

5th Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship Wants to Help Jumpstart Your Career

Tired of your scripts languishing in obscurity? Then you should look into this awesome opportunity from ScreenCraft.<p>If you're an aspiring …

Screenwriting

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 Will Ignite Marvel’s Phase 4

Marvel isn’t going away anytime soon.<p>Even though Kevin Feige made a point of saying the Marvel Cinematic Universe won’t go on forever, it looks like …

Superheroes

Microsoft Puts a Gaming GPU in a Tablet Keyboard

By stuffing a GTX 1060 into the new Surface, Microsoft takes aim directly at the Macbook Pro.<p>When the Surface Book came out 2 years ago, it got a lot …

Laptops

Is David Fincher Right About Marvel Studios’ Lack Of Sustenance?

By Victor Stiff Are we looking for art in all the wrong places?Marvel movies have become a shorthand for everything wrong with Hollywood. Depending …

Comics

Adobe Pushes Hard Into the Cloud to Speed Up Workflows and Improve Collaboration

Adobe rolls out a host of new updates this week at Adobe MAX with a larger focus on the "cloud" part of Creative Cloud.<p>When Adobe went to the …

Adobe

Zeiss CP.3 XD lenses in-depth look

Shares 0<p>Zeiss launched their new CP.3 range of lenses at NAB earlier this year as a replacement for their very popular CP.2 line. Unusually, the …

Color Management

The Thirteen Snubbings of Cinematographer Roger Deakins

Maybe 14 is his lucky number.<p>There is no greater working director of photography than <b>Roger Deakins</b>. The man continues to set standards on each new …

The Oscars

6 Filmmaking Tips from Todd Haynes

By Christopher Campbell Don’t just play it safe when you can strive to be an experimental film superstar.One of the most famous indie filmmakers to …

Teradek Serv Pro Wireless Video Monitoring System for iOS Devices

<b>The Teradek Serv Pro can provide a wireless video feed for those in your crew using iOS devices, but is it really as useful as it sounds? Stewart</b> …

Wi-Fi

‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ and the Tradition of Family Singing in Film

Noah Baumbach elevates a film trope from the 1940s.<p>It’s a Norman Rockwell-esque scene: a loving family gathered around a piano, singing songs they’ve …

'Una': How Benedict Andrews' Sexual Assault Drama Takes Us 'To The Edge of Human Behavior'

Andrews used a 'quintessentially Kubrickian idea' to weld his raw drama together.<p>What happens in <i>Una</i> is unequivocally wrong: A middle-aged man seduces …

The Tonal Disaster of ‘The Book of Henry’

Like <i>The Lovely Bones</i> before it, this miscalculated stinker rang false.<p><i>The Book of Henry</i> was an utterly preposterous trainwreck of a film (and, even …

Movies

With 80 New Films in the Pipeline, Netflix Has Monetized Teaser Culture

Netflix’s plans to release 80 original films in 2018 show how effectively the studio has tapped into audience anticipation.<p>Just when you thought</b> …

Netflix

‘Snake Outta Compton’ Exists, So Anything’s Possible

Some truly bizarre shit is going down.<p>Earlier today, I was thinking about how there are times when things feel impossible. Like having a massive …

Riz Ahmed Eyes Starring Role in Netflix’s ‘Hamlet’

Riz Ahmed already brings inclusion to the screen where it counts and a Shakespearean role would only reinforce that.<p>There was a time when I would …

Riz Ahmed

The remarkable robots that are transforming filmmaking

Maxima, Hydrascope, Oculus, Griptrix, Technocrane, Shotover F1, Movi XL, DJI Ronin and the list goes on. What all of these vaguely ominous names have …

Videography

10 Amazing Storyboards From Some of Your Favorite Movies

The director always gets the credit for a film’s visuals. In rare cases, a really distinctive cinematographer might get some kudos too. But the …

Comics

How The Magnetic Timeline Keeps You Focused on The Story

When Final Cut Pro’s magnetic timeline hit the scene six years ago, professional editors were already quite adept at wielding the tools of Avid, …

Final Cut Pro

Rhino ROV – An Affordable Portable Motorised Slider for Smartphones and DSLRs

<b>The upcoming Rhino ROV is a sleek and portable motorised slider designed for the smartphone age, with a Pro version also aimed at DSLR users. Their</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch: How Edgar Wright Uses Costume to Color Code His Characters

'Baby Driver' is a master class in costume design.With all the flash and bang that appears on screen in <i>Baby Driver</i>, it’s easy to overlook one of the …

Edgar Wright