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Painting with Sound: Save Your Bad Shots with Good Sound Design

Par : Zach Ramelan — 23 septembre 2020 à 15:30

This video tutorial explores some crucial techniques used to heighten production value — replacing your audio with more dynamic, cinematic sounds.

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Roundtable Interview: Creating Successful YouTube Videos

Par : Darin Bradley — 21 septembre 2020 à 19:12

Creating a successful YouTube channel is the easiest thing ever, and it’s the hardest thing ever. Here are some insights from four YouTubers who are making it ...

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Discover the Fascinating World of Silent Movie Props

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 21 septembre 2020 à 15:36

Dealing with annoying audio quirks? Check out these inventive and practical silent film props that keep sound mixers happy.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Tagline for Your Film or Video Project

Par : Darin Bradley — 18 septembre 2020 à 17:16

Finishing your film or video project is always an accomplishment, but the work doesn’t stop there. Here’s how to write a tagline that will attract viewers. A ...

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How to Use Film Noir in Your Next Video Production

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 18 septembre 2020 à 16:20

What is Film Noir and how can you use its cinematic tropes in your modern productions today? Let's take a little journey through Noir history.

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How Shutdowns Can Actually Create a New Age of Filmmaking Opportunity

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 17 septembre 2020 à 17:28

Movies have been declared dead, now long live the new age of post-lockdown filmmaking possibilities. Here are three current trends.

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Capturing Cinematic Shots of Yourself, By Yourself

Par : Zach Ramelan — 15 septembre 2020 à 22:20

Here's your all-in-one cinematic guide to filming yourself with no crew, no help, and just you as a one-person band. Let's take a look.

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Traverse the Unknown: Matthew Libatíque’s Innovative Cinematography

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 14 septembre 2020 à 14:00

Let's take a dive into the creative, experimental, and highly subjective cinematography of renowned DP Matthew Libatíque.

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Upgrade Your Production with These Overlooked, but Essential Roles

Par : Anthony Najera — 14 septembre 2020 à 13:00

Let's highlight some important roles within a production crew that are often overlooked, yet essential to making professional, high-quality content.

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The Large-Format, Wide-Angle Cinematography of Wally Pfister

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 7 août 2020 à 16:58

Let’s break down the high-concept, blockbuster cinematography of Academy Award winner Wally Pfister. To talk about acclaimed cinematographer Wally Pfister is to talk about his long-running creative ...

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5 Reasons Why the URSA Mini Pro G2 Is a Documentary Workhorse

Par : Jason Boone — 6 août 2020 à 14:40

Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 is a versatile camera, good for nearly any workflow. Let's take a close look at the camera in a documentary environment.

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How to Render and Export in After Effects

Par : John Rodriguez — 5 août 2020 à 17:09

When you're just getting started in After Effects, the program can be daunting. Here's a quick guide to exporting your project.

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How Reed Morano’s Cinematography Turns the Camera into a Character

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 4 août 2020 à 18:41

Explore the dark, beautiful, and personal cinematography of DP-turned-director Reed Morano and how filmmakers can turn their cameras into characters.

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Establishing and Maintaining a Hierarchy on a Film or Video Set

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 24 juillet 2020 à 15:59

It's impossible to run a set like a flat organization. Here's why hierarchy matters, and how you can use it to your advantage.

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Pro Advice for Starting Out as a Film and Television Producer

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 20 juillet 2020 à 17:07

Get an inside look at the daily life of a producer working in film, television, and video production from some of the heavy-hitters in the film industry.

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The Filmmakers of Tomorrow Are on TikTok Today

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 9 juillet 2020 à 16:19

Take a look at how innovative TikTok content creators are influencing the next generation of filmmakers. I don’t know about you, but it’s shameful how much time ...

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How to Frame a Medium Shot Like a Master Cinematographer

Par : Logan Baker — 8 juillet 2020 à 17:52

Learn how to frame a Medium Shot the Roger Deakins way. Break down the work of a twelve-time Oscar nominee by learning the difference between a Medium ...

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How to Create the VHS Look in Premiere Pro + Free VHS Effect Presets

Par : Logan Baker — 8 juillet 2020 à 16:07

In this video tutorial, learn how to create a retro VHS Look, entirely with Adobe Premiere Pro — Includes free VHS effect presets!

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What Does a Film Producer Do?

Par : Logan Baker — 7 juillet 2020 à 22:00

We see their names roll by in the credits. We’re familiar with some of the bigger producers in Hollywood. But, what does a film producer actually do?

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Back to Basics: The Rule of Thirds in Filmmaking

Par : Logan Baker — 3 juillet 2020 à 14:57

Using the Rule of Thirds can dramatically increase the look of your composition. Here's a few tips on how to integrate this technique into your next shot.

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A Guide to Handling Unexpected Setbacks on Location

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 2 juillet 2020 à 17:56

A guide into how you can quickly and safely solve any problems on set without breaking down a production entirely. Here are the critical areas to focus ...

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How to Capture Professional-Grade Stunts Safely with a Long Lens

Par : Rubidium Wu — 2 juillet 2020 à 16:43

Safety is the first concern when dealing with stunts on set. Let's look at various ways to pull off a professional-grade stunt via a long lens.

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Exploring the Illuminating Cinematography of Robert Richardson

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 1 juillet 2020 à 15:18

Let's have a look into the beautiful compositions and overblown haloes of cinematographic Robert Richardson and his main cinematography principle.

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How to Establish a Location by Using Color Grading

Par : Joe Frederick — 29 juin 2020 à 16:04

Creative color grading can change the storyline and create a clear visual juxtaposition between good and bad, rich and poor, success and failure.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Frame Rates

Par : Lewis McGregor — 24 juin 2020 à 16:17

There are a handful of commonly used frame rates, each with their own purpose. Here is a quick guide to the industry standard frame rates and what ...

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How to Customize App Icons (and Get Your Classic Adobe Icons Back)

Par : Jack Roberts — 24 juin 2020 à 14:42

Four simple steps to add custom icons to your PC or Mac, or how to change your Adobe apps back to old logos so you can tell ...

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Producing Tips: The Importance of Pre-Production and Scheduling

Par : Jourdan Aldredge — 22 juin 2020 à 16:21

The true power of filmmaking will unveil itself to those who put in the pre-production work. Let's dive into the benefits of planning and scheduling.

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Some of the Best and Most Affordable Variable ND Filters of 2020

Par : Logan Baker — 22 juin 2020 à 15:21

These three variable ND filters are tried and true, helping you control exposure under the harshest light possible. They also won't break the bank.

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Color Grading Freebie: 65+ Free Premiere Pro Looks

Par : Logan Baker — 19 juin 2020 à 14:21

Go Hollywood with over a dozen FREE Premiere Pro Lumetri looks! These free movie-inspired color grading presets will instantly add a dramatic look to your project.

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Dear Adobe, Please Change the App Icons Back to Their Individual Colors

Par : Jack Roberts — 17 juin 2020 à 21:58

Meet Adobe’s latest update — the most baffling design choice in recent memory. Let’s take a look at why it’s the complete opposite of optimal. If you ...