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.
Browser-based creative review is already a staple for collaboration in the industry, so what does ftrack's acquisition of Cospective mean for filmmakers?
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.
Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.
Let’s dive into the ins-and-outs of the band documentary sub-genre and how to create something that looks — and sounds — awesome.
The classic gimbal hand-off is a great technique that can add style and eloquence to an otherwise pedestrian tracking shot.
Gregory Middleton shares some behind-the-scenes stories about the cinematography behind Watchmen — as well as some insights for aspiring filmmakers.
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.
In this tutorial, we'll go over how to build an inexpensive — and relatively simple — quasar-style light control using foam core.
Let's dive into the history of the skate video and how skateboarding has influenced the videography and filmmaking landscape.
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?
Here are some insightful tips on how to pitch and sell yourself, land the best gigs, and actually get paid for documentary film work.
Frustrated with Premiere? Tired of the subscription model? Today, we're taking a peek at some of the alternative NLEs available to editors.
Taking lessons from Watchmen and other classics, we deconstruct how you can harness the nonlinear style for your film projects.
Robert Richardson's eye for the unusual showcases extreme framings and non-realistic lighting. Let's take a look at his signature style.
Unit stills photographers shoot the majority of promotional material and behind-the-scenes stills, but many people don't know much about their role.
"The Irishman" follows the "heighten naturalism" aesthetic from "The Wolf of Wall Street," injecting a darker, more conspiratorial tone.
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 ...
When you're structuring your screenplay, there are a number of options to consider if you want the strongest script possible.
Some of the most successful DPs are using tungsten on some of the biggest productions, and for reasons that might surprise you.
Rotating roles — an intimate lesson in how multiple directors can use multiple filmmaking styles to create one unified vision.
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 ...
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 ...
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.