Let’s take a look at this trendy new appropriation of the classic 4:3 aspect ratio and explore whether it's right for your projects.
Another A24 horror film continues to redefine the genre for film fans and filmmakers alike. Let's take a look.
A quick look at Panasonic’s New BS1H box-shaped modular video camera—specifications included! Let's get to it!
Here's a lesson on budget genre-filmmaking done right, and why you should trust your instincts by focusing on the unseen.
Everything you need to know about selecting and investing in the right camera for your digital video and photography needs.
A headline goes viral, but the point is more true now than ever before. Indie vs. superheroes—who reigns supreme?
Iké Boys director Eric McEver discusses tips and tricks for blending anime-style animation sequences with a live action narrative.
Debate aside, here are three examples of smartphone videography that might make sense for you filmmakers out there.
Follow these basic rules, tips, and tricks to keep your short micro-documentary projects fast, fun, and informative.
The film and video production industry might be on the verge of a complete shutdown. Let's discuss the ins and outs of why.
A close look into the blood, guts, and carnage from the many gritty genre films of Fantastic Fest 2021. Let's get scared!
What makes good special effects good and bad special effects bad? Let's figure it out with a few iconic examples of the best and the worst.
Gather around the fire to hear how filmmakers turn to classic folklore to spin modern tales.
What's the deal with template-based video editing platforms? Are they worth your time? Let's take a look at the pros and cons.
Another mirrorless camera with a full-frame sensor, new image processing engine, and 8K video support to rival Canon? Yes, please!
Get some serious SFX inspiration from these cinematic masterpieces of sound design.
Kill your darlings! A quick guide to cutting down your projects to make them shorter, tighter, and actually flow better.
Give your video footage sweet old-school vibes with this list of our favorite mobile apps for creating vintage VHS looks.
Did you forget to record ambient background audio on your last shoot? Use these 100% free ambient background tracks to add atmosphere to your next project.
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First reviews are in for DJI’s new, tiny, lightweight, budget-friendly “entry-level” drone option—the Mini SE.
Swan Song director Todd Stephens and star Udo Kier reveal how they worked together to develop a perfect on-screen character.
An interview with the viral filmmaker and the serious documentarian behind one of this year’s most important documentary films.
Ready to dive into editing a documentary project? You’ll want to check out these steps, tips, and tricks first. While nobody is saying that editing a narrative …
Adobe has unveiled a new Public Beta for AE, as well as new features for Premiere. Let's take a sneak peek.
Follow these phenomenal YouTube editing experts to master the basics of color correction and color grading. Wherever you are on your “hey, I make videos” career timeline, …
A look into the thematic filmmaking techniques used (and mastered) by Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro. I distinctly remember the first time I saw a Guillermo del …
Horror happens in the edit. Let’s explore how pacing can create a feeling of dread that keeps your audience on edge and fully engaged. Well-made horror films …
Let’s look at P.T. Anderson’s masterful “frame within a frame” compositions and explore ways you can incorporate the technique in your next project. When I think of …
Here’s a helpful look at how to best light, frame, and shoot heroes and villains in your cinematic compositions. Here’s a semi-loaded question for you: In visual …