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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.

3 Lessons in Lighting from Cinematographer Robert Richardson

Par Rubidium Wu

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

The Rules of Cinema Vérité Documentary Filmmaking

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

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

Par Lewis McGregor

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 Importance of Camera Movement in “The Irishman”

Par Rubidium Wu

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

Learning Curve: Using a Steadicam for the Right Shot

Par Rubidium Wu

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 ...

A Guide to Structuring Your Scripts and Screenplays

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

Why Tungsten Lighting in Filmmaking Is Still Alive and Thriving

Par Rubidium Wu

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

How to Build and Use the Swiss Frame Book Light

Par Rubidium Wu

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 ...

What “The Righteous Gemstones” Teaches About Directing Styles

Par Jourdan Aldredge

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

A Practical Guide to Dutch Angles and Tilted Framing

Par Rubidium Wu

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 ...

How to Find and Secure Locations for Your Next Film

Par Rubidium Wu

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 ...

Building Your Own Car Rig — Commercial Insider Edition

Par Rob Wayne

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.

Adobe Offers Look into the Editing of “Terminator: Dark Fate”

Par Jourdan Aldredge

From Adobe Max, the filmmakers behind Terminator: Dark Fate give a master class in editing the mega-blockbuster movie franchise.

The Prototype Rigging of Vintage Lenses in “Ford v Ferrari”

Par Paula Goldberg

How the filmmakers involved with Ford v Ferrari rigged custom vintage lenses to achieve the gritty look and feel of the 1966 Le Mans car race.

Costume Designer Ginger Martini on Production Prep and Post Process

Par Paula Goldberg

PremiumBeat examines the important role clothes play in film and television in this conversation with fashion designer-turned-costume maven Ginger Martini.

The Ad Astra Editing Team On Creating “Quiet Intensity” in The Edit

Par Todd Blankenship

The "Ad Astra" film editing team sat down with PremiumBeat to describe their process and what it's like working with director James Gray.

Build a Fan Base by Taking Your Indie Film on Tour

Par Jourdan Aldredge

Here are some great tips for taking your film on the road, while successfully building your fan base in the modern digital age.

5 Preparation Tips for Directing Your Next Commercial

Par Tanner Shinnick

A well-prepared director is a good director. Take a look at five useful tips for preparing to direct any commercial spot.

A Guide to Developing Questions During Documentary Interview Shoots

Par Jourdan Aldredge

Here are a few helpful questions and tips for conducting interesting, orderly documentary interviews that develop naturally.

Will an Electronic Viewfinder Help You Get Better Shots?

Par Rubidium Wu

In this article, we'll examine the EVF, its usability pros and cons, and the best options for an indie filmmaking budget.

How Hollywood Gets the “Film Look” Using Digital Cameras

Par Rubidium Wu

This article takes a look at the digital side of the film world, the importance of film grain, and the evolution of getting that "cinematic" look.

Get Schooled by These Timeless Film History Docs

Par Lyndsay Knecht

Challenge your perspective with these documentaries on filmmakers, their tools, the histories they encapsulate, and the cultural context of their work.

3 Practical Gore Effects for Your Next Horror Short

Par Robbie Janney

Need to find a cheap way to add some gory goodness to your next horror project? Try out these three easy practical effects.

This “Pocket Film School” Teaches Everything You’d Learn in Film School

Par Jourdan Aldredge

Let’s examine why Pocket Film School is a great tool for your career by giving you real-world training for professional film and video production.

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