VFX world influencer Michael Conelly gave PremiumBeat an in-depth interview on the unlimited possibilities of AR and VR technology.
We chatted with composer Chad Hobson for some insight into his process and influences — and what aspiring composers need to know.
Adapting short fiction for the big screen can be challenging. These writers and directors shared their ideas on what worked for them.
From mercurial detectives to mysterious widows, Dominik Scherrer has worked on projects of all types. We sat down to talk process, influences, and advice.
Video games are evolving right before our eyes, and the rate of change is accelerating — so what does that mean for cinematic storytelling?
While video games include cinematic storytelling, we have to wonder why they rarely translate into good movies. It seems to come down to delivery.
Color has long been one of the primary tools filmmakers use to communicate aspects of their characters and the worlds they live in.
Whether it's spending time with devil worshipers or the angelic Mr. Rogers, editor Aaron Wickenden always finds a haunting and lovely truth in his work.
Here are five insights into landing those lucrative freelance agency gigs — and the guide to holding onto them once you do.
LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization defining the future of storytelling, will explore the advent of fully immersive virtual reality at its monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 19, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. Star Trek introduced science fiction fans to the “holodeck,” an imaginary virtual reality ...
PremiumBeat sat down with DJ Stipsen to discuss his unique approach to lighting the dark world of FX's "What We Do in the Shadows."
What do all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbusters mean for filmmakers and the future development of the industry?
Michael Rowley's 2018 Telluride selection "Hurdle" dives headfirst into creating a documentary about Parkour in an occupied conflict zone.
We sat down with international composer Herdís Stefánsdóttir for some insight into her influences, working process, and creative world.
In which we discuss whether New York or Los Angeles is better for you as a filmmaker — and which is more suited for the kind of ...
Miles Hankins offers insight into composing for film and television — as well as collaborating with musicians around the world.
We had a conversation with costume designer Catherine Ashton about her approach to each character — from color to texture to how emotion influences style.
Production Designer Melanie Jones discusses working low-budget on "Whiplash," the color palette of "La Llorona," and recreating the '80s with Mötley Crüe.
We spoke with composer David Norland for some insights into his recent work on "My Dinner with Herve" and how it fits into the range of projects ...
There is only one way to make money as a filmmaker and the vast majority of filmmakers don’t understand what it is. So, what is the answer?
Land new clients and earn their trust by making sure your video production company adheres to these 7 simple (yet crucial) practices.
Filmmaking is all about pushing limits; however, failure to consider risks can cause injuries. Here are the most important safety concerns to keep in mind.
The history of sound design involves innovations from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. At the 2019 Tribeca Film festival, we heard their stories.
Composer Jacob Yoffee may have grown up around the globe, but it’s been the universal language of music that has kept him grounded and connected.
We went in-depth and behind the scenes with Nena Erb, the editor of Insecure, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Project Greenlight.
Dutch filmmaker Carine Bijlsma's patience and respect paid off for this 2019 Tribeca Film Festival documentary about the reclusive R&B artist D'Angelo.
Dynamic lighting. Explosive energy. Here are the most popular cameras used throughout the entire Phase Three Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Incredible portraits of image-makers premiered at Tribeca 2019, and some new documentaries on the schedule affirm the value of intimate storytelling.
Sony stalls on the a7sIII announcement, so we'll all just keep waiting. However, the successor to the a6500 could be right around the corner.
We sat down with Joanie and Steve Wynn and Jeff Sandmann for some insight into making meaningful documentaries — and how to find motivation.