8 Filmmaking Tutorials Every Filmmaker Should Watch

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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 … Continue reading

The Evolving Role of a Digital Imaging Technician

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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 … Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Director of Photography

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This guide for cinematographers will teach you all the basics of cinematography while linking you to tons of other great resources for more in-depth coverage. Cinematography is an all-encompassing branch of filmmaking. It can be incredibly complex and confusing for beginners, which … Continue reading

4 Easy Ways to Make Your Drone Footage More Cinematic

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There’s more that goes into capturing cinematic drone footage than just buying the right aircraft. Let’s take a look at some aerial cinematography tips. Top image from Shutterstock There’s no denying that beautiful drone footage can add a tremendous amount … Continue reading

360 Camera Buying Guide 2015

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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 … Continue reading

How To Break Down and Schedule Your No-Budget Movie

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Thanks to enhancements in production technology, you no longer need a gazillion dollars to make a feature. But you will need to learn how to replace money with ginormous creatively. Once your screenplay is complete, the next step in the … Continue reading

Things We Notice Because We Work in Production

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Nothing can pull you out of the magic of your favorite TV show or movie faster than noticing a production error.  And because we eat, live, and breathe all things production, we have a keenly trained eye to spot some … Continue reading

24 Tips for Surviving in the Camera Department

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  Want to Make a Good Name for Yourself in the Camera Department? Whether you are a new AC or a seasoned Camera Operator, it’s always a good idea to stay on top of your game. Complacency in the work … Continue reading