Ernie Gilbert opens up about his journey from acclaimed Hollywood editor to director — and his new sci-fi short film Nine Minutes.
In the second installment of our two-part Acting Crash Course, we'll discuss professionalism and what you should expect on set.
Editor Matt Friedman cuts to the chase on working with Lulu Wang and Awkwafina — and the importance of nailing multicultural projects.
If you’re shooting outside on your next project, here are some tips on how to shoot both with or against the ultimate light source — the sun.
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Make the dusty, sun-bleached west your own with this curated playlist of royalty-free western tracks for your next indie project.
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Practical lighting vs. cinematic lighting — this article examines how to use practical lighting to create a cinematic look.
Set your horizons straight with these quick, savvy tips for effectively correcting crooked footage in Adobe Premiere Pro.
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From camera selection to personal relationships behind the scenes, discover what you can learn from a director's commentary.
Take your video editing skills to the next level by working with source patching in the timeline panel in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Here are the full specs for Panasonic's brand-new Lumix S1H mirrorless camera. So what are the key takeaways? Here's what you need to know.
Need to ramp up the creeping dread in your supernaturally terrifying scene? Build a haunting soundtrack with eerie royalty-free music.
We take a look at the owner-operator model of cinematography — including the pros and cons of buying your own camera rig.
In this article, we take a look at three common effects and whether the post-production version lives up to the in-camera effect.
Have you ever wanted the power of a Leko light with the convenience of a LED? Well, your dreams have now come true with the Aputure Spotlight ...
In this article, we take a look at the evolution and application of the FIZ system — including their unparalleled ability to control the camera remotely.
In The Push, Grant Korgan explores the power of possibility through positivity, and shared with Premium Beat the insight gained through loss.
Here are two simple-yet-brilliant examples of how costume design can convey — and even dramatically transform — a character’s arc.
Give your bland titles and text graphics a kick! Here are 7 in-depth tutorials to help take your titles, text, and motion graphics to the next level.
Emmy-nominated editor and filmmaker Vera Drew sat down with PremiumBeat for a look into her work on "Who is America?" and more.
Autofocus has long been a part of documentary filmmaking, at every budget level, since they often lack the budget for a dedicated focus puller.
PremiumBeat sat down with composer Austin Wintory to discuss his latest project — a collection of his successful failures.
The producer plays an important role in the filmmaking process. In this article, we'll take a look at the benefits of a dedicated producer.
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We spoke with director Nora Mandray about contextualizing history and keeping a complex political timeline vibrant and legible in short form.
Training montages are central to every sports film. In this video tutorial, we find out what goes into shooting a great one.
A look into how digital cameras are continuing to change the landscape of the film and video industry, both nowt and into the near future.