To the Moon and beyond. Breaking down the science-fiction genre and how you can learn to create your own sci-fi film adventures.
There's no shortage of movies that use visual effects, but only a few have been totally cutting-edge and crazy when it comes to green screen.
Is it the Gimbal or the Glass? Today, we'll discuss the importance of lens choice when implementing a gimbal in your video project.
Editor Jin-mo Yang shares with us why he still uses Final Cut Pro 7 and his approach to editing the multi-genre, Golden Globe-winning film Parasite.
With the Academy Awards approaching, we decided to honor the Oscar-nominated film The Lighthouse by recreating a scene from the movie.
Download this collection of high-quality free sound effects for your films and videos! We've curated this collection of free SFX to give your trailers MAXIMUM impact!
Hold onto your hats — 2020 is looking to be another wild and crazy year of camera rumors, releases, and breakthroughs. Check out what's new for this ...
The Fisher Model 10 dolly is an industry standard for good reason, but you can't buy one — you can only rent it. So what can it ...
Let’s look at genre theory, what it entails, and how to start utilizing genres with a bit more practicality and creativity in your own projects.
Here are some helpful tips on finding the right green screen kit — what kind of kit you should buy, what to look for in the kit, ...
Creating a compelling documentary means elevating emotions and drawing the viewer into your subject. Here's a three-step strategy for how to do just that.
A light meter is still a powerful tool for getting a correctly exposed image. Here's what you need to know to get started using one.
What do the Star Wars comics, games, and novels offer this multi-layered franchise? Go in-depth to discover how diverse storytelling can build a universe.
You've heard of green screens and their cousin, the blue screen. But what's difference? Compare blue screen vs green screen to decide which one you need.
Do you have a video clip, but it doesn't have any accompanying audio? In this challenge, we explore how you can create your own foley effects.
What better way to learn filmmaking than from the best. Let’s take a look at some of the principles we can gather from modern films and television.
Lighting talent is hard enough, but when you have to take into account different skin tones, you need a thorough understanding of how to control light.
Today, we'll talk about lighting in ratios, how it can change your cinematography, as well as the way you think about lighting a scene.
Focus is a major cornerstone of successful cinematography. Learn how to find the focal plane manually in every situation that might arise on set.
Let’s take a hard look at some steps, tips, and tricks for building out a solid budget for your short film or video project.
2020 is here, so it's time to reflect on what we've learned in the past year. We've rounded up our favorite tutorials of 2019 so you can ...
Here are some helpful tips and tricks for shooting, directing, and editing comedy shorts to capture that magic for the world to see.
If you find yourself working on a documentary project that's starting to get boring, here are some quick tricks to help you get back on track.
From building a crew to shooting and editing a video, here's everything you need to know to begin your filmmaking career.
Stagecraft vs. Green Screen: How Jon Favreau crafted the effects for the epic series The Mandalorian on a not-so-epic TV budget.
A look into how the Good Time and Uncut Gems filmmakers — Benny and Josh Safdie — create kinetic energy and dynamic color palettes in their films.
Find the right fabrics, paints, and equipment to make a DIY green screen. Learn how to light and mount your green screen without breaking the bank.
Browser-based creative review is already a staple for collaboration in the industry, so what does ftrack's acquisition of Cospective mean for filmmakers?
In ten years, a lot has happened to the world of filmmaking and cinematography. Let's take a look at some of the biggest moments.
Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.