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.
Autofocus has long been a part of documentary filmmaking, at every budget level, since they often lack the budget for a dedicated focus puller.
Here are two simple-yet-brilliant examples of how costume design can convey — and even dramatically transform — a character’s arc.
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.
Take your video editing skills to the next level by working with source patching in the timeline panel in Adobe Premiere Pro.
From camera selection to personal relationships behind the scenes, discover what you can learn from a director's commentary.
Set your horizons straight with these quick, savvy tips for effectively correcting crooked footage in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Practical lighting vs. cinematic lighting — this article examines how to use practical lighting to create a cinematic look.
These tools can help you dramatically increase your filmmaking productivity and achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Is it possible to hype an upcoming blockbuster too much? Here's what studios face when they release teasers into the market early.
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.
In the second installment of our two-part Acting Crash Course, we'll discuss professionalism and what you should expect on set.
Ernie Gilbert opens up about his journey from acclaimed Hollywood editor to director — and his new sci-fi short film Nine Minutes.