For stunt coordinators like Hiro Koda and Jahnel Curfman, previsualization is essential to the reality and safety of dynamic fight sequences.
Take a look back at the best cinematography shots and sequences from the indie-turned-blockbuster DP Bradford Young.
As a producer, the relationship with your DP is a critical one. Here's a guide to creating production magic with your DP on set.
Learn more from Martin Scorsese’s longtime editor Thelma Schoonmaker, and why sometimes you want your audience to notice your cuts.
Ya No Estoy Aquí offers an honest look into an unknown part of Mexico, exploring the impact of culture on identity and the Mexican diaspora.
Explore the difference between homage and plagiarism, and learn to incorporate another artist’s ideas while maintaining artistic integrity.
Let's look at five anime films—both newcomers and classics—you should watch to inspire your visual storytelling.
An exploration into what makes Chinese martial arts films great, as well as how the genre has developed over the years.
Let's explore Darius Khondji's five best film sequences and deconstruct the elements so you, too, can replicate these masterful approaches.
Disney, Netflix, Amazon, Paramount, and more are betting big on digital sets, Volumes, and digital set extensions. Let's take a look.
We ranked our top ten picks for the best digital video cameras for filmmaking in 2021! Let's see the results.
From timelines to content, tips from a seasoned producer on staying organized, creative, and avoiding burnout. Let’s go! Six virtual galas, three months of spotty Spectrum internet, …
To UV or not to UV. Let's explore the pros and cons of UV filters, and when and how it can be your best friend.
From action cams to mirrorless to everything in-between, let’s explore the best video and filmmaking cameras under a grand.
From being prepared to checking your ego, here are a few industry lessons to help you stand out and always make the cut.
With so many ways to monitor exposure, it can be difficult to know which method is best for you. Let's take a look.
From hidden action cameras to improvised espionage tips, use this run-and-gun guide to filming documentary projects on the sly.
From stereo to lavalier, let's explore the different types of microphones to discover which one works best for your creative needs.
From loading the camera to adapting old Canon lenses, here's what you need to know about shooting on Kodak motion picture film.
There are many moving parts in the world of screenwriting. Let's explore rewrites by examining this role in any screenplay's development.
The Wonder Woman journey has been a long and arduous one. Let's take a look at her history and what brought WW84 to the big screen.
While Hollywood and TV have been able to navigate the waters of the pandemic to get productions running again, is it wise for no-budget filmmakers to do …
Discover why smartphone gimbals are the top relatively low-cost phone accessory that can help you capture smooth, professional shots.
The lure of Mumblecore: A look into the naturalistic, DIY styles of this influential subgenre of independent film. At what I would assume to have been a …
Learn more about pacing your story at every stage of production, and how can you use it to keep film and video projects at the right tempo.
Discover how the popular new HBO docuseries explores the worlds of both comedy and documentary at the same time.
From platonic love to romance, Raiders to Terminators, learn why our favorite action-based films are really stories about love.
Like most industries, the video gear market was inundated with new gear this year. Here are some select highlights to consider.
Cinematographer Michael Pessah discusses the lighting, camera, and overall planning it took to pull off shooting a beach night exterior. Smiley Face Killers is a treatise in …