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.
Colourist Jean-Clément Soret integrates CGI and atmospheric shooting LONDON — 18 December 2019: One of the most awaited drama series of 2019, His Dark Materials, produced by Bad Wolf for BBC and HBO, was finished at Technicolor in London. With a story set in a parallel universe that seems like the Britain of ...
Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.
Plan accordingly, know the usual problems, and be ready to adjust on the fly: A guide to handling two people at once for sit-down video interviews.
Let’s dive into the ins-and-outs of the band documentary sub-genre and how to create something that looks — and sounds — awesome.
The classic gimbal hand-off is a great technique that can add style and eloquence to an otherwise pedestrian tracking shot.
Gregory Middleton shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the cinematography behind Watchmen — as well as some insights for aspiring filmmakers.
Having trouble writing your script? Here are a few tips to get your creativity flowing so you can discover the path to a great story.
Let’s take a quick look at the Vimeo mobile app and some of the updated technologies for smartphone shooting and editing.
In this tutorial, we'll go over how to build an inexpensive — and relatively simple — quasar-style light control using foam core.
Let's dive into the history of the skate video and how skateboarding has influenced the videography and filmmaking landscape.
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?
Here are some insightful tips on how to pitch and sell yourself, land the best gigs, and actually get paid for documentary film work.
Frustrated with Premiere? Tired of the subscription model? Today, we're taking a peek at some of the alternative NLEs available to editors.
Taking lessons from Watchmen and other classics, we deconstruct how you can harness the nonlinear style for your film projects.
We take a look here at the relative pros and cons of forming your own production company — and when it makes sense to do so.
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.
Learn the origin of the term cinéma vérité, the vérité tradition, and tips for creating your own cinéma vérité documentary projects.
Unit stills photographers shoot the majority of promotional material and behind-the-scenes stills, but many people don't know much about their role.
"The Irishman" follows the "heighten naturalism" aesthetic from "The Wolf of Wall Street," injecting a darker, more conspiratorial tone.
Steadicam operation is a camera skill that requires a lot of equipment and experience, but how hard is it to put on the gear and get a ...
When you're structuring your screenplay, there are a number of options to consider if you want the strongest script possible.
Some of the most successful DPs are using tungsten on some of the biggest productions, and for reasons that might surprise you.