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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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Tips for Shooting Music and Band Documentary Projects

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 17 décembre 2019 à 14:00

Let’s dive into the ins-and-outs of the band documentary sub-genre and how to create something that looks — and sounds — awesome.

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Learning Curve: Managing a Successful Gimbal Handoff

Par Rubidium Wu — 17 décembre 2019 à 13:00

The classic gimbal hand-off is a great technique that can add style and eloquence to an otherwise pedestrian tracking shot.

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Cinematography Tips from Watchmen DP Gregory Middleton

Par Chuck Crosswhite — 16 décembre 2019 à 21:40

Gregory Middleton shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the cinematography behind Watchmen — as well as some insights for aspiring filmmakers.

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Script School: 3 Writing Tips to Improve Your Short Film

Par Robbie Janney — 11 décembre 2019 à 14:00

Having trouble writing your script? Here are a few tips to get your creativity flowing so you can discover the path to a great story.

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A Look at Vimeo’s Mobile Shooting and Editing App

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 11 décembre 2019 à 13:00

Let’s take a quick look at the Vimeo mobile app and some of the updated technologies for smartphone shooting and editing.

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Make Your Own Light Control for Quasar-Style Tube Lights

Par Rubidium Wu — 6 décembre 2019 à 14:00

In this tutorial, we'll go over how to build an inexpensive — and relatively simple — quasar-style light control using foam core.

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The History of Skate Videography: The Unsung Hero of Cinéma Vérité

Par Robbie Janney — 4 décembre 2019 à 13:00

Let's dive into the history of the skate video and how skateboarding has influenced the videography and filmmaking landscape.

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How to Master Alfred Hitchcock’s MacGuffin Technique

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 3 décembre 2019 à 13:00

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?

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The Secrets of Making Money as a Documentary Filmmaker

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 2 décembre 2019 à 14:00

Here are some insightful tips on how to pitch and sell yourself, land the best gigs, and actually get paid for documentary film work.

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Find Your New Favorite Tool: Five NLE Alternatives to Premiere

Par Caleb Stephens — 2 décembre 2019 à 13:00

Frustrated with Premiere? Tired of the subscription model? Today, we're taking a peek at some of the alternative NLEs available to editors.

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“Watchmen” and The Art of Creating Nonlinear Stories

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 27 novembre 2019 à 13:00

Taking lessons from Watchmen and other classics, we deconstruct how you can harness the nonlinear style for your film projects.

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The Pros and Cons of Forming a Production Company

Par Rubidium Wu — 25 novembre 2019 à 13:00

We take a look here at the relative pros and cons of forming your own production company — and when it makes sense to do so.

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Making Ford v Ferrari: Cinematography at 100 mph

Par Rubidium Wu — 22 novembre 2019 à 14:00

See how director James Mangold relied on tried-and-true methods for shooting scenes at high speed—and invented a few techniques of his own.

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3 Lessons in Lighting from Cinematographer Robert Richardson

Par Rubidium Wu — 22 novembre 2019 à 13:00

Robert Richardson's eye for the unusual showcases extreme framings and non-realistic lighting. Let's take a look at his signature style.

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The Rules of Cinema Vérité Documentary Filmmaking

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 21 novembre 2019 à 14:00

Learn the origin of the term cinéma vérité, the vérité tradition, and tips for creating your own cinéma vérité documentary projects.

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Has the Mirrorless Silent Mode Feature Killed the Unit Stills Blimp?

Par Lewis McGregor — 21 novembre 2019 à 13:00

Unit stills photographers shoot the majority of promotional material and behind-the-scenes stills, but many people don't know much about their role.

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The Importance of Camera Movement in “The Irishman”

Par Rubidium Wu — 20 novembre 2019 à 13:00

"The Irishman" follows the "heighten naturalism" aesthetic from "The Wolf of Wall Street," injecting a darker, more conspiratorial tone.

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Learning Curve: Using a Steadicam for the Right Shot

Par Rubidium Wu — 19 novembre 2019 à 14:00

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 ...

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A Guide to Structuring Your Scripts and Screenplays

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 18 novembre 2019 à 13:00

When you're structuring your screenplay, there are a number of options to consider if you want the strongest script possible.

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Why Tungsten Lighting in Filmmaking Is Still Alive and Thriving

Par Rubidium Wu — 15 novembre 2019 à 13:00

Some of the most successful DPs are using tungsten on some of the biggest productions, and for reasons that might surprise you.

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How to Build and Use the Swiss Frame Book Light

Par Rubidium Wu — 14 novembre 2019 à 14:00

The Swiss Frame Book Light is a valuable tool for any DP or gaffer because it is a versatile diffusion setup that will make the talent look ...

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What “The Righteous Gemstones” Teaches About Directing Styles

Par Jourdan Aldredge — 14 novembre 2019 à 13:00

Rotating roles — an intimate lesson in how multiple directors can use multiple filmmaking styles to create one unified vision.

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A Practical Guide to Dutch Angles and Tilted Framing

Par Rubidium Wu — 13 novembre 2019 à 14:00

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 ...

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How to Find and Secure Locations for Your Next Film

Par Rubidium Wu — 12 novembre 2019 à 14:00

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 ...

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Building Your Own Car Rig — Commercial Insider Edition

Par Rob Wayne — 12 novembre 2019 à 13:00

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.

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