Before you hit record on the next film or video project featuring yourself, be sure to work through the items on this checklist.
In this article, we take a look at the keys to success when shooting beautiful landscape footage for your next film or video project.
True audio professionals always have a few equipment tricks up their sleeves. Luckily, they don't always have to be expensive.
Anamorphic lenses yield arguably the most inherently cinematic images. Now, thanks to Atlas Lens Co. and others, they're becoming more accessible.
In this video tutorial, learn how you can use the Layer Styles menu in Adobe After Effects for your next film or video project.
Super sharp footage is great when you need it, and not so great when you don't. Here's how to soften it — during production and in post.
In this write-up, learn how you can create your own time-lapse videos using the in-camera settings for the Canon 5D Mark IV.
There is nothing worse than losing footage. However, if you're vigilant and know what to watch for, you can still save a corrupted card.
Blackmagic Design has created the Swiss Army knife of cameras, and here are the definitive reasons why you should be using it.
You don’t need an expensive lighting set up to get a cinematic look. Here are some simple tips to make dramatic lighting with household practicals.
In this roundup, check out some tips for keeping your cool and shooting quality footage in bright sunlight for your next video project.
Opacity blend modes are among the most mysterious features in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. So, what do they actually do, and why are they in those groups?
DJI is expected to announce the impending release of their latest entry into the Mavic drone line, the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom. Top image ...
If you already own a GH5, is the V-Log activation code worth your money? We break down its value for the filmmaker on a budget. GH5 V-Log ...
Here are five ways DPs can create an excellent relationship with the director to strengthen morale on set and produce a better quality project.
Trying to pull off a realistic fight scene? Learn from a professional stuntman how to choreograph a fight sequence and translate those stunts to the camera. If ...
We had the opportunity to chat with cinematographer Lucian Read about his work on America Divided, plus his thoughts on how to approach story as a DP.
Production insurance does more than simply protect your equipment on a shoot — it can improve your entire film or video project.
In this article, we present some industry tips on how to “script” your documentary project before you actually dive into production.
Exciting developments are unfolding in the world of RAW video that can change the way we make films. So what if you're just getting started?