Let’s examine why Pocket Film School is a great tool for your career by giving you real-world training for professional film and video production.
Need to find a cheap way to add some gory goodness to your next horror project? Try out these three easy practical effects.
This article takes a look at the digital side of the film world, the importance of film grain, and the evolution of getting that "cinematic" look.
In this article, we'll examine the EVF, its usability pros and cons, and the best options for an indie filmmaking budget.
Here are a few helpful questions and tips for conducting interesting, orderly documentary interviews that develop naturally.
A well-prepared director is a good director. Take a look at five useful tips for preparing to direct any commercial spot.
Here are some great tips for taking your film on the road, while successfully building your fan base in the modern digital age.
The "Ad Astra" film editing team sat down with PremiumBeat to describe their process and what it's like working with director James Gray.
PremiumBeat examines the important role clothes play in film and television in this conversation with fashion designer-turned-costume maven Ginger Martini.
How the filmmakers involved with Ford v Ferrari rigged custom vintage lenses to achieve the gritty look and feel of the 1966 Le Mans car race.
From Adobe Max, the filmmakers behind Terminator: Dark Fate give a master class in editing the mega-blockbuster movie franchise.
In this next video for fiscally clever car rigging, we'll break down the mission control setup inside the car. Plus, my experience with these techniques.
In this article, we’ll look at resources for finding locations, and how to put the most "money on the screen" — not in the pockets — of ...
Dutch angles, if used discreetly, add an aura of dread, as well as a sense that the world has gone askew. Let's take a look at how ...
Rotating roles — an intimate lesson in how multiple directors can use multiple filmmaking styles to create one unified vision.
Some of the most successful DPs are using tungsten on some of the biggest productions, and for reasons that might surprise you.
When you're structuring your screenplay, there are a number of options to consider if you want the strongest script possible.
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 ...
"The Irishman" follows the "heighten naturalism" aesthetic from "The Wolf of Wall Street," injecting a darker, more conspiratorial tone.
Unit stills photographers shoot the majority of promotional material and behind-the-scenes stills, but many people don't know much about their role.
Robert Richardson's eye for the unusual showcases extreme framings and non-realistic lighting. Let's take a look at his signature style.
Taking lessons from Watchmen and other classics, we deconstruct how you can harness the nonlinear style for your film projects.
Frustrated with Premiere? Tired of the subscription model? Today, we're taking a peek at some of the alternative NLEs available to editors.
Here are some insightful tips on how to pitch and sell yourself, land the best gigs, and actually get paid for documentary film work.
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?