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Genre Breakdown: The Different Types of Sci-Fi Films

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 14 février 2020 à 13:00

To the Moon and beyond. Breaking down the science-fiction genre and how you can learn to create your own sci-fi film adventures.

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7 of the Most Inventive Uses of Green Screen in Movies

Par Logan Baker — 13 février 2020 à 18:32

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.

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The Best Lens-Gimbal Setup for Your Next Project

Par Zach Ramelan — 12 février 2020 à 13:00

Is it the Gimbal or the Glass? Today, we'll discuss the importance of lens choice when implementing a gimbal in your video project.

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Academy Award-Nominated Editor Jin-mo Yang Shares His Secrets

Par Robbie Janney — 7 février 2020 à 18:08

Editor Jin-mo Yang shares with us why he still uses Final Cut Pro 7 and his approach to editing the multi-genre, Golden Globe-winning film Parasite.

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Recreating the Look of Oscar-Nominated Film “The Lighthouse”

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 5 février 2020 à 16:19

With the Academy Awards approaching, we decided to honor the Oscar-nominated film The Lighthouse by recreating a scene from the movie.

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Free Epic Sound Effects for Film & Video Trailers

Par Robbie Janney — 5 février 2020 à 13:00

Download this collection of high-quality free sound effects for your films and videos! We've curated this collection of free SFX to give your trailers MAXIMUM impact!

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The Most Exciting Camera News and Rumors of 2020

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 4 février 2020 à 14:00

Hold onto your hats — 2020 is looking to be another wild and crazy year of camera rumors, releases, and breakthroughs. Check out what's new for this ...

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On Set: How to Operate the Fisher Model 10 Dolly

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 29 janvier 2020 à 13:00

The Fisher Model 10 dolly is an industry standard for good reason, but you can't buy one — you can only rent it. So what can it ...

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A Guide to the Basic Film Genres (and How to Use Them)

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 27 janvier 2020 à 13:00

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.

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What to Buy for a Green Screen Kit (and Where to Buy It)

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 23 janvier 2020 à 13:00

Here are some helpful tips on finding the right green screen kit — what kind of kit you should buy, what to look for in the kit, ...

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Action, Reaction, Reveal — How to Create Better Documentaries

Par Zach Ramelan — 22 janvier 2020 à 13:00

Creating a compelling documentary means elevating emotions and drawing the viewer into your subject. Here's a three-step strategy for how to do just that.

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Learning Curve: Getting Started Using a Light Meter

Par Rubidium Wu — 20 janvier 2020 à 14:00

A light meter is still a powerful tool for getting a correctly exposed image. Here's what you need to know to get started using one.

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The Multimedia Worldbuilding of the Star Wars Legends Franchise

Par Lewis McGregor — 17 janvier 2020 à 13:00

What do the Star Wars comics, games, and novels offer this multi-layered franchise? Go in-depth to discover how diverse storytelling can build a universe.

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Blue Screen Vs. Green Screen: Which One Do You Need?

Par Charles Yeager — 16 janvier 2020 à 13:00

You've heard of green screens and their cousin, the blue screen. But what's difference? Compare blue screen vs green screen to decide which one you need.

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Filmmaking Challenge: How to Create Foley for Stock Footage

Par Robbie Janney — 15 janvier 2020 à 18:16

Do you have a video clip, but it doesn't have any accompanying audio? In this challenge, we explore how you can create your own foley effects.

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7 Filmmaking Insights from Modern Film and Television

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 10 janvier 2020 à 13:00

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.

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Tips for Lighting Different Skin Tones in the Same Shot

Par Rubidium Wu — 9 janvier 2020 à 13:00

Lighting talent is hard enough, but when you have to take into account different skin tones, you need a thorough understanding of how to control light.

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Lighting by Eye: How to Light a Scene Using Ratios

Par Rubidium Wu — 8 janvier 2020 à 13:00

Today, we'll talk about lighting in ratios, how it can change your cinematography, as well as the way you think about lighting a scene.

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Finding the Focal Plane: Tips for Mastering Manual Focus

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 7 janvier 2020 à 15:48

Focus is a major cornerstone of successful cinematography. Learn how to find the focal plane manually in every situation that might arise on set.

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Build a Foolproof Budget for Your Short Film or Video

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 6 janvier 2020 à 13:00

Let’s take a hard look at some steps, tips, and tricks for building out a solid budget for your short film or video project.

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Roundup: PremiumBeat’s Top 10 Video Tutorials of 2019

Par Robbie Janney — 3 janvier 2020 à 21:19

2020 is here, so it's time to reflect on what we've learned in the past year. We've rounded up our favorite tutorials of 2019 so you can ...

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Find the Funny: Tips for Directing and Editing a Comedy Short

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 2 janvier 2020 à 14:00

Here are some helpful tips and tricks for shooting, directing, and editing comedy shorts to capture that magic for the world to see.

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5 Quick Tricks to Fix a Boring Documentary Project

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 31 décembre 2019 à 13:00

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.

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7 Top-Notch Tutorials for Learning the Basics of Filmmaking

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 27 décembre 2019 à 13:00

From building a crew to shooting and editing a video, here's everything you need to know to begin your filmmaking career.

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How “The Mandalorian” Got Feature Film Effects on a TV Budget

Par Rubidium Wu — 26 décembre 2019 à 13:00

Stagecraft vs. Green Screen: How Jon Favreau crafted the effects for the epic series The Mandalorian on a not-so-epic TV budget.

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Capturing the Kinetic Filmmaking Energy of the Safdie Brothers

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 24 décembre 2019 à 13:00

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.

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DIY: How to DIY a Green Screen on a Budget

Par Charles Yeager — 23 décembre 2019 à 13:00

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.

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The Future of Browser-Based Creative Review with ftrack and cineSync

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 20 décembre 2019 à 13:00

Browser-based creative review is already a staple for collaboration in the industry, so what does ftrack's acquisition of Cospective mean for filmmakers?

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The 2010s: The Biggest Filmmaking Moments of the Decade

Par Logan Baker — 19 décembre 2019 à 14:00

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.

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The Importance of Capturing and Controlling Specularity

Par Rubidium Wu — 18 décembre 2019 à 14:00

Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.

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