A look into the all-important television or streaming program showrunner, and how you can learn from this multifaceted role.
The Mandalorian turns to a tried-and-true special effect — hand-crafted miniature models. Here’s how they did it. While you’ve likely seen the hundreds of articles on how ...
Two new camera stabilizers for you to drool over as you debate on which one to get. Let’s take a look. DJI has released two new camera ...
In honor of the late Michael Chapman, let's explore the high contrast and bright colors of the acclaimed cinematographer behind Taxi Driver and Raging Bull.
Shows and movies that mix different genres often produce captivating content that feels fresh, pushing the envelope on how stories can be told. Here are some notable ...
Download rough, classic sounds that are perfect for any retro project in need of that specific analog-style sound to fill the background with.
Here are six of the best, most inventive film scores created with little-to-no resources. Listen to these soundtracks and head over to our music library.
Pedro Almodóvar endears film audiences with irrevocably flawed protagonists, making him the master of the good "bad" character.
Exploring the history of method acting and how modern filmmakers can work with this famous approach. Get the insight.
Here's how you can expertly use slow motion and high frame rate in your film and video projects. Dive in and learn to use it.
Interested in becoming a noteworthy director of photography? The best place to begin is by studying the great cinematography masters.
Easily give your videos the cinematic cropping they deserve with these free high-res letterbox templates for video editing.
Take a look behind the script of David Fincher’s new biopic on the legendary Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman “Mank” Mankiewicz.
A chat with the filmmakers of Affected: The Story of Us on how they were able to put the soundtrack first to render their emotions. Dive in!
Let’s explore the all-important "master shot" and how you can use it to tie the rest of your cinematic tapestry together.
Cinematographer Michael Pessah discusses the lighting, camera, and overall planning it took to pull off shooting a beach night exterior. Smiley Face Killers is a treatise in …
Like most industries, the video gear market was inundated with new gear this year. Here are some select highlights to consider.
From platonic love to romance, Raiders to Terminators, learn why our favorite action-based films are really stories about love.
Discover how the popular new HBO docuseries explores the worlds of both comedy and documentary at the same time.
Learn more about pacing your story at every stage of production, and how can you use it to keep film and video projects at the right tempo.
The lure of Mumblecore: A look into the naturalistic, DIY styles of this influential subgenre of independent film. At what I would assume to have been a …
Discover why smartphone gimbals are the top relatively low-cost phone accessory that can help you capture smooth, professional shots.
While Hollywood and TV have been able to navigate the waters of the pandemic to get productions running again, is it wise for no-budget filmmakers to do …
The Wonder Woman journey has been a long and arduous one. Let's take a look at her history and what brought WW84 to the big screen.
There are many moving parts in the world of screenwriting. Let's explore rewrites by examining this role in any screenplay's development.
From loading the camera to adapting old Canon lenses, here's what you need to know about shooting on Kodak motion picture film.
From stereo to lavalier, let's explore the different types of microphones to discover which one works best for your creative needs.
From hidden action cameras to improvised espionage tips, use this run-and-gun guide to filming documentary projects on the sly.
With so many ways to monitor exposure, it can be difficult to know which method is best for you. Let's take a look.
From being prepared to checking your ego, here are a few industry lessons to help you stand out and always make the cut.