Category: Equipment

Posts and Information regarding equipment required during production

Video Editing – You will Need These

Assets for Video Editors PremiumBeat / RedShark News Here are some assets and tools that will greatly enhance your video editing workflow. Editors have to keep track of a million things at once. From logging footage to color grading, an editor is a multi-disciplinary master who must balance strict deadlines and professional standards. Let’s take a look at five fantastic… Read more →

Get a Grip on Lighting With a C-Stand

Learn the basics of a C-stand to make sure you know how to properly light up the set. It’s so much more than righty tighty, lefty loosey.  A C-stand is one of the most versatile tools you can have a a filmmaker. You can direct light in any way with ease, making you an true director of photography. The term… Read more →

How to Get RED EPIC Quality Footage from a Canon Camera

Use this filmmaking technique to create beautifully cinematic footage for much less than expected using a Canon Camera This cinematography technique combines a Canon DSLR and the Magic Lantern hack to produce a cinematic image with around 13 stops of dynamic range. The dynamic range produced by this method is comparable to the 13 stops of usable dynamic range found in the RED EPIC.… Read more →

Drones ! Which one is Right For You

Looking to buy a drone? Don’t know where to start? If you’re looking for the Best drones for sale, then you’ve come to the right place. This guide will hopefully take you through all of the best ready-to-fly drones for sale. It should also give you a reason to pick one over the other. There are a lot of spam websites nowadays, some… Read more →

How to Use The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

My name is Bojan Dulabic and I’m a filmmaker from Vancouver. I’m currently in the process of finishing my second feature film Project: Eugenics, which I shot mostly on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. In this article I’d like to talk about some of pros and cons, myths associate with this camera, how I used it to shoot a feature… Read more →

8 Filmmaking Tutorials Every Filmmaker Should Watch

From audio recording to zoom lenses, these insightful filmmaking tutorials are not to be missed. There’s a lot to learn in the filmmaking world. From scripts to distribution, there are a seemingly endless number of skills and techniques to master. This can be overwhelming for both new filmmakers and seasoned veterans alike. So, to save some time, we’ve compiled a list of eight filmmaking… Read more →

The Evolving Role of a Digital Imaging Technician

Image credit: Echo Cart via Inovativ What is a Digital Imaging Technician? What is their role on set? Here’s a breakdown of the constantly changing job of a DIT. A Digital Imaging Technician (or DIT) works directly with the cinematographer. They are responsible for image quality control, on-set color correction, and managing a production’s workflow. With the digital camera revolution, the job… Read more →

360 Camera Buying Guide 2015

These 360 cameras are perfect for VR filmmaking and video production. Let’s take a closer look at what’s out there. If you’ve ever seen a 360 video in VR, then you know how amazing this emerging technology can be. However, 360 video is in its infancy and it can be confusing to sort out all of the new technologies hitting the… Read more →

5 Killer Filmmaking Hacks

These filmmaking hacks are a great way to get epic footage while not breaking the bank. When you’re shooting a video, there are a lot of different pieces of equipment that you need to remember. It’s not uncommon to bring dozens of pieces of equipment to your set. But if you forget an important piece of gear, you can still get good results with… Read more →