5 Reasons Why the URSA Mini Pro G2 Is a Documentary Workhorse


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Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 is a versatile camera, good for nearly any workflow. Let’s take a close look at the camera in a documentary environment.

A Detailed Guide to Capturing Video Game Footage on a PC


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Learn the basics of video game capture and start creating video game content. Check out what you need — a computer, free software, a video capture device.

Is the New Zoom H8 Right for Your Film and Video Projects? Yup.


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Explore how the new Zoom H8 audio recorder can work for your filmmaking and video production needs, with an intro to the product, its specs, and use …

How to Composite Shots Together to Pull Off HDR


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Let’s look at how to successfully pull off the HDR look by shooting multiple clips, then piecing them together in post-production.

Essential Gear You Need to Start Your Own Production Company


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From 4K cameras and gimbals to editing software and computers, let’s look at the essential gear you’ll need to start your own video production company.

BREAKING: Sony a7S III is Here, and You’re Probably Going to Buy It


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Sony just announced the a7S III, a monster of a mirrorless camera that we can’t wait to get our hands on. What a long, strange trip it’s …

Best Practices for Video Editors Working with an Audio Team


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If you’re lucky enough to have audio pros on your team, you’ll want to keep them happy. Here’s how to prep your files and communicate clearly.

Establishing and Maintaining a Hierarchy on a Film or Video Set


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It’s impossible to run a set like a flat organization. Here’s why hierarchy matters, and how you can use it to your advantage.

The 5 Types of Corporate Video Clients You’ll Work With Most


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Let’s break down the five most common clients in corporate video production, and how you can prepare for their needs on-set or in an edit.

5 Secret Ingredients of Deliciously Engaging YouTube Cooking Videos


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From setting your lights up to choosing the right focal length, here’s everything you need to know about filming a cooking video in five pro tips.

Meet the Creative Crew Behind Kevin James’s YouTube Channel


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Kevin James’s YouTube channel is an example of how simple concepts can be produced with a small team and still be cinematic. Let’s hear the team out.

Meet the Creative Crew Behind Kevin James’s YouTube Channel


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Kevin James’s YouTube channel is an example of how simple concepts can be produced with a small team and still be cinematic. Let’s hear the team out.

Jeremy Higham’s Advice on How to Become a Better Interviewer


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Jeremy Higham provides several valuable tips about how to become better at interviewing. Explore his recommendations and our takeaways here.

Pro Advice for Starting Out as a Film and Television Producer


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Get an inside look at the day-to-day life of a producer working in film, television, and video production. At the heart of every pro film, television, or …

Is the Canon EOS R5 Actually a Good Camera for Filmmakers? 


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Thoughts on the Canon EOS R5, the R6, and what these new cameras could mean for filmmakers and video professionals. Well, this has certainly been an eventful …

Three Side Hustles That Are Perfect For Video Editors


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From writing to starting your own YouTube channel — diversify your stream of revenue as a video editor by trying these three side hustles.

How to Stay Safe Filming an Event During COVID-19


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Filming any event during the coronavirus pandemic is a challenge. Here are the measures to take while filming an event during COVID-19.

The Making of Mac Miller’s Posthumous “Good News” Video


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Tim Clapham, Luxx’s founder/creative director, and digital artist Jon Lutjens talk about their process and experience with Mac Miller’s “Good News” video.

The Filmmakers of Tomorrow Are on TikTok Today


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Take a look at how innovative TikTok content creators are influencing the next generation of filmmakers. I don’t know about you, but it’s shameful how much time …

How to Frame a Medium Shot Like a Master Cinematographer


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Learn how to frame a Medium Shot the Roger Deakins way. Break down the work of a twelve-time Oscar nominee by learning the difference between a Medium …