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Director Nora Mandray on Using History to Understand the Present

Par : Lyndsay Knecht — 9 septembre 2019 à 14:00

We spoke with director Nora Mandray about contextualizing history and keeping a complex political timeline vibrant and legible in short form.

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How to Shoot a Training Montage for a Sports Film

Par : Rubidium Wu — 10 septembre 2019 à 13:00

Training montages are central to every sports film. In this video tutorial, we find out what goes into shooting a great one.

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The Video Camera Trends Currently Re-Shaping the Industry

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 10 septembre 2019 à 14:00

A look into how digital cameras are continuing to change the landscape of the film and video industry, both nowt and into the near future.

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Learn Francis Ford Coppola’s Signature Dolly Move

Par : Rubidium Wu — 11 septembre 2019 à 13:00

Let's take a look at the dolly Francis Ford Coppola developed for some of his most revered films — and how it affected the overall aesthetic.

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How to Develop and Shoot Memorable Character Introductions

Par : Rubidium Wu — 12 septembre 2019 à 13:00

Filmmakers use various ways to introduce their heroes (and their villains) by shaping the audience's subconscious judgment.

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5 Steps to Finding (and Closing) Video Production Jobs

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 12 septembre 2019 à 14:00

Let’s take a look at the five steps to help you find — and more importantly close — jobs and clients for consistent work you can count ...

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Top Equipment Investments for Working Filmmakers

Par : Zach Ramelan — 13 septembre 2019 à 13:00

When it comes to working as a filmmaker for a living, what are the best gear investments to make money rather than lose it? Here are a ...

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Post-Production Tips: How to Create a Split-Field Diopter Effect

Par : Rubidium Wu — 16 septembre 2019 à 14:00

Using a split-field diopter used to be much more common, but it's still an effective tool. What is it, and how can you create the effect yourself?

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7 Ways to Stay Safe and Avoid Injuries on Video Projects

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 17 septembre 2019 à 14:00

Here are seven tips to keep in mind while on set to avoid injury — or developing unsafe and unsustainable filmmaking habits.

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The Many Different Ways to Use the Crop Effect in Premiere Pro

Par : Logan Baker — 18 septembre 2019 à 13:00

Here are six ways the crop effect in Adobe Premiere Pro will improve your filmmaking workflow — and yield more satisfying results.

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Three Quick Tips for Filming in the Midday Sun Without Diffusion Tools

Par : Lewis McGregor — 18 septembre 2019 à 14:00

Here's some advice on how to use natural light when shooting various exterior (and interior) scenes either low- or no-budget.

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Key Concepts for Incorporating Game Theory into Filmmaking

Par : Rubidium Wu — 23 septembre 2019 à 13:00

In this roundup, check out some useful strategies from the world of game theory that apply to the decisions many filmmakers face.

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A Cheap Trick for Lighting a Daylight Interior Car Scene

Par : Lewis McGregor — 25 septembre 2019 à 13:00

Here are a few techniques to master the subtleties of lighting a car interior in daylight — without breaking your budget.

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Free Script Writing Software Options for the Low-Budget Filmmaker

Par : Robbie Janney — 10 avril 2020 à 14:00

Need to write a script on a no-to-low-budget? Here are some great, free alternatives to the high priced Hollywood standards.

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Tips for Getting the Smoothest Handheld Footage

Par : Rubidium Wu — 1 octobre 2019 à 13:00

Today we check out a few tools and methods you can use to capture the smoothest handheld footage possible for your next project.

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Do Creative Agencies Need a Creative Director of Video?

Par : Tanner Shinnick — 1 octobre 2019 à 14:00

Find the digital frontier's new direction with three ways a creative agency can benefit from having a Creative Director of Video.

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Industry Insights: Production Designer Malchus Janocko

Par : Paula Goldberg — 2 octobre 2019 à 14:00

PremiumBeat talked with this versatile designer about the process and people involved in creating the look and feel of very different properties.

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Exciting New Prospects for Lighting Your Future Set

Par : Rubidium Wu — 7 octobre 2019 à 13:00

In the wake of the multiple announcements at this year's IBC, let's look at some of the newest and craziest lights about to hit the market.

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Exploring the Emotion and Beauty Behind Uplighting

Par : Rubidium Wu — 9 octobre 2019 à 13:00

Uplighting is a great tool in any DP or gaffer's tool kit. Let’s look at the main ways uplighting gets used (and misused) in cinematography.

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The King of Daylight Brightness — An Introduction to HMIs

Par : Rubidium Wu — 15 octobre 2019 à 13:00

You'll find HMIs doing the heavy lifting on almost every big Hollywood film set — lighting daytime exteriors, diffused windows, and turning night into day.

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After Effects vs. Premiere Pro: Which Do You Need?

Par : Robbie Janney — 16 octobre 2019 à 14:00

After Effects and Premiere Pro are two of Adobe's flagship post-production apps. But which one do you need for which task? Let's find out.

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5 Tips to Maximize the iPhone 11’s Filmmaking Capabilities

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 17 octobre 2019 à 13:00

The iPhone 11 looks to be a game changer for smartphone videography. Here’s how to truly unleash its filmmaking potential.

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Harnessing the Power of Rehearsal for Your Film and Video Projects

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 17 octobre 2019 à 14:00

It’s time we highlight the importance of the rehearsal, as well as the actors' performances, in your film and video projects.

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How Cinematographer Roger Deakins Uses the Cove Light

Par : Rubidium Wu — 18 octobre 2019 à 14:00

In this article, we'll discuss the innovative "cove lighting" style of award-winning Cinematographer Roger Deakins and how he uses it.

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6 Lifesaving Hacks for Cropping Your Footage to a Wider Aspect Ratio

Par : Bud Simpson — 21 octobre 2019 à 13:00

This article will specifically look at the aspect ratios used in video and film, focusing on the two well-known aspect ratios of 16:9 and the wider 2.39:1.

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A Guide to Shooting Interviews as a One-Person Crew

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 24 octobre 2019 à 13:00

Need to shoot an interview for a film, documentary, or corporate video project? Here's a step-by-step guide on making sure you get quality footage.

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Pre-Visualizing Your Scene: The Pros and Cons of Set.a.light

Par : Rubidium Wu — 28 octobre 2019 à 12:00

In this review, we'll take a look at the set.a.light pre-visualization program, its virtual assets and limitations, and how to use it.

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Filmmaking Lessons from the Making of the Sci-Fi Horror Classic “Alien”

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 28 octobre 2019 à 13:00

A new documentary, "Memory: the Origins of Alien," explores the filmmaking process behind the iconic sci-fi horror classic "Alien."

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Bring Your Next Film to Life with The Art of the Pitch Deck

Par : Jason Boone — 29 octobre 2019 à 13:00

A good pitch deck is essential for micro-budget filmmakers. Let's take a closer look at how to put one of these together.

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The Mood Board: Set the Tone for Your Next Short Film

Par : Jason Boone — 30 octobre 2019 à 12:00

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 ...

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