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Blue Screen Vs. Green Screen: Which One Do You Need?

Par Charles Yeager

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.

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Filmmaking Challenge: How to Create Foley for Stock Footage

Par Robbie Janney

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.

7 Filmmaking Insights from Modern Film and Television

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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.

Tips for Lighting Different Skin Tones in the Same Shot

Par Rubidium Wu

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.

Lighting by Eye: How to Light a Scene Using Ratios

Par Rubidium Wu

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.

Finding the Focal Plane: Tips for Mastering Manual Focus

Par Chuck Crosswhite

Focus is a major cornerstone of successful cinematography. Learn how to find the focal plane manually in every situation that might arise on set.

Build a Foolproof Budget for Your Short Film or Video

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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.

Roundup: PremiumBeat’s Top 10 Video Tutorials of 2019

Par Robbie Janney

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 ...

Find the Funny: Tips for Directing and Editing a Comedy Short

Par Jourdan Aldredge

Here are some helpful tips and tricks for shooting, directing, and editing comedy shorts to capture that magic for the world to see.

5 Quick Tricks to Fix a Boring Documentary Project

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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.

7 Top-Notch Tutorials for Learning the Basics of Filmmaking

Par Jourdan Aldredge

From building a crew to shooting and editing a video, here's everything you need to know to begin your filmmaking career.

How “The Mandalorian” Got Feature Film Effects on a TV Budget

Par Rubidium Wu

Stagecraft vs. Green Screen: How Jon Favreau crafted the effects for the epic series The Mandalorian on a not-so-epic TV budget.

Capturing the Kinetic Filmmaking Energy of the Safdie Brothers

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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.

DIY: How to DIY a Green Screen on a Budget

Par Charles Yeager

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.

The Future of Browser-Based Creative Review with ftrack and cineSync

Par Chuck Crosswhite

Browser-based creative review is already a staple for collaboration in the industry, so what does ftrack's acquisition of Cospective mean for filmmakers?

The 2010s: The Biggest Filmmaking Moments of the Decade

Par Logan Baker

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.

The Importance of Capturing and Controlling Specularity

Par Rubidium Wu

Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.

Tips for Shooting Music and Band Documentary Projects

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

Learning Curve: Managing a Successful Gimbal Handoff

Par Rubidium Wu

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

Cinematography Tips from Watchmen DP Gregory Middleton

Par Chuck Crosswhite

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

Script School: 3 Writing Tips to Improve Your Short Film

Par Robbie Janney

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.

A Look at Vimeo’s Mobile Shooting and Editing App

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

Make Your Own Light Control for Quasar-Style Tube Lights

Par Rubidium Wu

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

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

Par Robbie Janney

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

How to Master Alfred Hitchcock’s MacGuffin Technique

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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?

The Secrets of Making Money as a Documentary Filmmaker

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

Find Your New Favorite Tool: Five NLE Alternatives to Premiere

Par Caleb Stephens

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

“Watchmen” and The Art of Creating Nonlinear Stories

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

The Pros and Cons of Forming a Production Company

Par Rubidium Wu

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.

Making Ford v Ferrari: Cinematography at 100 mph

Par Rubidium Wu

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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