What do the Star Wars comics, games, and novels offer this multi-layered franchise? Go in-depth to discover how diverse storytelling can build a universe.
Download over 280 free sound effects, and use them in any commercial or personal project! Explore these collections, and get your free SFX packs now.
You've heard of green screens and their cousin, the blue screen. But what's difference? Compare blue screen vs green screen to decide which one you need.
Do you have a video clip, but it doesn't have any accompanying audio? In this challenge, we explore how you can create your own foley effects.
In this installment of Learning Curve, we take a look at how to use the software and hardware combination known as a LUT box.
In this tutorial, we take a look at three important considerations to keep in mind to improve the audio for your next video project.
What better way to learn filmmaking than from the best. Let’s take a look at some of the principles we can gather from modern films and television.
Lighting talent is hard enough, but when you have to take into account different skin tones, you need a thorough understanding of how to control light.
Today, we'll talk about lighting in ratios, how it can change your cinematography, as well as the way you think about lighting a scene.
Focus is a major cornerstone of successful cinematography. Learn how to find the focal plane manually in every situation that might arise on set.
Let's take an in-depth look at the Z-CAM lineup for a better understanding on the capability — and affordability — each camera delivers.
Let’s take a hard look at some steps, tips, and tricks for building out a solid budget for your short film or video project.
2020 is here, so it's time to reflect on what we've learned in the past year. We've rounded up our favorite tutorials of 2019 so you can ...
Let's take a close look at Apple's challenge to RED, the dispute, the decision, and what it means for the future of both companies.
Here are some helpful tips and tricks for shooting, directing, and editing comedy shorts to capture that magic for the world to see.
Cameras that shoot RAW are more forgiving for new shooters. This new audio format — a 32-bit floating point — promises to do the same for sound ...
If you find yourself working on a documentary project that's starting to get boring, here are some quick tricks to help you get back on track.
Today, we'll take a look at three new digital video camera game changers we’d like — and expect — to see released in 2020.
From building a crew to shooting and editing a video, here's everything you need to know to begin your filmmaking career.
Stagecraft vs. Green Screen: How Jon Favreau crafted the effects for the epic series The Mandalorian on a not-so-epic TV budget.
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.
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.
In this writeup, we'll discuss how to make a scene completely silent, as well as how to reintroduce specific sounds into your scene.
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.
Investing in a good, reliable camera cage is a great way to protect your camera from damage on set, as well as increase its handling stability.
Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.
Plan accordingly, know the usual problems, and be ready to adjust on the fly: A guide to handling two people at once for sit-down video interviews.
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.