With new productions on the horizon, some say the once-dead Western film genre seems to be making a slow comeback. Did it ever really go away?
Cinematographer Stefan Ciupek gave us the lowdown on the visual language, lenses, and filming locations behind Guns Akimbo.
Let's take a look at the cinematography, blocking, and storyboarding of Bong-Joon Ho's latest masterpiece.
Emmanuel Lubezki only accepts projects that give him the opportunity to do what he does best — create images unlike anything you've seen before.
In this tour of the horror film genre, we break down some of the best-known sub-genres for tips on how to improve your own horror filmmaking endeavors.
Explore five methods for filming innovative and creative music videos with real-life examples from hits across genres and decades.
Vincent Tone, a prolific music composer, provides solid career advice for creatives. Check out his five key insights tips for a rewarding creative career.
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.
With the Academy Awards approaching, we decided to honor the Oscar-nominated film The Lighthouse by recreating a scene from the movie.
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.
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.
Here are some helpful tips and tricks for shooting, directing, and editing comedy shorts to capture that magic for the world to see.
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.
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.
Gregory Middleton shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the cinematography behind Watchmen — as well as some insights for aspiring filmmakers.
From the good to the great to the dear-god-please-no, here are the iconic visual effects behind Star Wars ranked — respectfully.
The mystery and thrill of Alfred Hitchcock's MacGuffin: What it is and how it can be utilized in your next film and video project?
Taking lessons from Watchmen and other classics, we deconstruct how you can harness the nonlinear style for your film projects.
See how director James Mangold relied on tried-and-true methods for shooting scenes at high speed—and invented a few techniques of his own.
Robert Richardson's eye for the unusual showcases extreme framings and non-realistic lighting. Let's take a look at his signature style.
When you're structuring your screenplay, there are a number of options to consider if you want the strongest script possible.
Rotating roles — an intimate lesson in how multiple directors can use multiple filmmaking styles to create one unified vision.
In this tutorial, I’m going to share my secret cinematic weapons that give your footage character, without costing you a ton of time.
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PremiumBeat examines the important role clothes play in film and television in this conversation with fashion designer-turned-costume maven Ginger Martini.
The "Ad Astra" film editing team sat down with PremiumBeat to describe their process and what it's like working with director James Gray.
Challenge your perspective with these documentaries on filmmakers, their tools, the histories they encapsulate, and the cultural context of their work.
While there are no set rules for what goes in a mood board, I’m going to show you a few things you can include to help convey ...
A new documentary, "Memory: the Origins of Alien," explores the filmmaking process behind the iconic sci-fi horror classic "Alien."