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Interview: Actor Amy Stewart on the Work-Life Balancing Act

Par Paula Goldberg — 23 juillet 2018 à 13:00

We sat down with actor Amy Stewart to discuss how you can stay creative and continue supporting yourself in between industry gigs.

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A Conversation with Lucian Read, Cinematographer of America Divided

Par Tanner Shinnick — 24 juillet 2018 à 20:47

We had the opportunity to chat with cinematographer Lucian Read about his work on America Divided, plus his thoughts on how to approach story as a DP.

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Interview: Filmmaker America Young on Stunts, Directing, and Persistence

Par Paula Goldberg — 25 juillet 2018 à 19:18

From voice acting, to directing, to learning to love your work even on the bad days, America Young is here to tell you how it’s done. In ...

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Choreographing A Fight Scene With A Hollywood Stunt Man

Par Robbie Janney — 25 juillet 2018 à 21:54

Trying to pull off a realistic fight scene? Learn from a professional stuntman how to choreograph a fight sequence and translate those stunts to the camera. If ...

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5 Tips to Ensure a Great DP and Director Relationship

Par Tanner Shinnick — 26 juillet 2018 à 18:55

Here are five ways DPs can create an excellent relationship with the director to strengthen morale on set and produce a better quality project.

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Is the GH5 V-Log Firmware Upgrade Worth the Price Tag For A Budget Filmmaker?

Par Lewis McGregor — 27 juillet 2018 à 13:00

 If you already own a GH5, is the V-Log activation code worth your money? We break down its value for the filmmaker on a budget. GH5 V-Log ...

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Breaking News: DJI Mavic 2 Will Be Announced Very Soon

Par Logan Baker — 30 juillet 2018 à 17:28

DJI is expected to announce the impending release of their latest entry into the Mavic drone line, the Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom. Top image ...

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Understanding the Opacity Blend Modes in Adobe Premiere Pro

Par Caleb Stephens — 31 juillet 2018 à 13:00

Opacity blend modes are among the most mysterious features in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. So, what do they actually do, and why are they in those groups?

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Six Videography Tips for Shooting in Bright Sunlight

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 31 juillet 2018 à 17:58

In this roundup, check out some tips for keeping your cool and shooting quality footage in bright sunlight for your next video project.

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Free Practical Lighting Techniques for a Cinematic Look

Par Zach Ramelan — 1 août 2018 à 13:00

You don’t need an expensive lighting set up to get a cinematic look. Here are some simple tips to make dramatic lighting with household practicals.

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Best F[r]iends: Greg Sestero on Making Movies With Tommy Wiseau

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 1 août 2018 à 18:47

Greg Sestero chats about his recent collaboration with his real life best friend Tommy Wiseau at the Marfa Film Festival.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Blackmagic’s URSA Mini Pro 4.6k Camera

Par Jason Boone — 2 août 2018 à 13:00

Blackmagic Design has created the Swiss Army knife of cameras, and here are the definitive reasons why you should be using it.

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Post-Production Tips: How to Save Corrupted Footage

Par Caleb Stephens — 2 août 2018 à 14:00

There is nothing worse than losing footage. However, if you're vigilant and know what to watch for, you can still save a corrupted card.

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Harness the Power of the Canon 5D Mark IV’s Built-in Intervalometer

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 3 août 2018 à 13:00

In this write-up, learn how you can create your own time-lapse videos using the in-camera settings for the Canon 5D Mark IV.

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How to Soften Your Sharp 4K DSLR Video Footage

Par Lewis McGregor — 3 août 2018 à 14:00

Super sharp footage is great when you need it, and not so great when you don't. Here's how to soften it — during production and in post.

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Everything You Need to Know About Layer Styles in After Effects

Par Joshua Noel — 6 août 2018 à 13:00

In this video tutorial, learn how you can use the Layer Styles menu in Adobe After Effects for your next film or video project.

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Interview: Filmmaker Bradley Olsen and His FCPX Documentary “Off the Tracks”

Par Tanner Shinnick — 6 août 2018 à 17:37

In a new documentary, Off the Tracks, Bradley Olsen explores why Apple made those fateful decisions when designing Final Cut Pro X.

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Lens Review: How To Shoot Anamorphic with The Atlas Orion Lenses

Par Todd Blankenship — 7 août 2018 à 13:00

Anamorphic lenses yield arguably the most inherently cinematic images. Now, thanks to Atlas Lens Co. and others, they're becoming more accessible.

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Interview: Women Texas Film Festival Founder, Justina Walford

Par Paula Goldberg — 7 août 2018 à 14:00

If you think you need to be in New York or Los Angeles to have a career, filmmaker Justina Walford is here to tell you otherwise.

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Quick Tip: How To Use Optimized Media In DaVinci Resolve

Par Lewis McGregor — 8 août 2018 à 13:00

Is your machine struggling to play back media in DaVinci Resolve at the correct frame rate? If so, you may need to use optimized media.

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Interview: How Filmmaker Jessica Sanders Brought a Tiny Person into a Big World

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 8 août 2018 à 14:00

Filmmaker Jessica Sanders chats about her short "End of the Line" and some of its amazing practical and digital VFX tricks.

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Audio Gear: 10 Super Cheap Accessories for Your Audio Kit

Par Todd Blankenship — 9 août 2018 à 13:00

True audio professionals always have a few equipment tricks up their sleeves. Luckily, they don't always have to be expensive.

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The 5 Keys to Capturing Beautiful Landscape Footage

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 10 août 2018 à 13:00

In this article, we take a look at the keys to success when shooting beautiful landscape footage for your next film or video project.

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7 Things to Check Before You Begin Recording Yourself

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 13 août 2018 à 13:00

Before you hit record on the next film or video project featuring yourself, be sure to work through the items on this checklist.

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Film School 101: Filmmaking Fundamentals, Assignments, and Exercises

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 22 août 2018 à 13:00

Are you interested in becoming a filmmaker? New to the craft? Try out these five exercises to build your filmmaking skill-set.

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What Else Can You Do with Your 360° and VR Video Footage?

Par Charles Yeager — 23 août 2018 à 13:00

Do you dislike 360 and VR video? In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to get creative with some alternative uses for these formats.

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Rock Rubber 45s: Documentary Tips for Working with Archival Footage and Assets

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 24 août 2018 à 13:00

We spoke with Bobbito García and his team about how they sorted decades of archival footage to create the autobiographical documentary Rock Rubber 45s.

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Why Dual Native ISO Should Be the New Industry Standard

Par Caleb Stephens — 24 août 2018 à 17:35

What does "Dual Native ISO" mean, what does it do for your shots, and why would its acceptance in the film and video industries matter?

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Tips for Shooting Super High-Speed Footage with the Phantom Flex 4K

Par Logan Baker — 27 août 2018 à 13:00

Shooting with a high-speed camera? Here's how to prep your lights, camera, and storage to get the most out of the time you spend recording.

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Roundup: 5 Budget Zoom Lenses for Beginning Filmmakers

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 27 août 2018 à 14:00

When you’re just starting out as a filmmaker, an affordable zoom lens can be your best friend. Here are our picks for the best lenses for beginners.

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