'Shitty Rigs' Shares Hilarious & Terrifying Photos of Sketchy DIY Filmmaking Rigs
You know how some TV shows come with the disclaimer, "Don't try this at home." The Shitty Rigs page should probably have one as well.
Blockbuster Lighting for Your Low Budget Film
Lighting for film is critical, not only for exposure but also to create a mood that best tells your story. In low-budget filmmaking, you may not be able to afford all the fancy lighting tools out there—a basic Arri kit can cost you close to $2,000 to purchase. So how do you go about lighting your small project effectively and artistically on a shoestring budget?
11 Basic Camera Angles & Shots Every Filmmaker Needs To Know - Peek At This
Are you a filmmaker just starting out in the filmmaking world and want to learn the basics of camera angles and shots? Camera Angles & Shots Filmmakers Need To Know | Peek At This #filmmaking #filmmakinglife #indiefilmmaking #filmmakingtips #filmmaking101 #filmmakinglifestyle
How To Mix Dialogue with Music for Film and Video
I’m mixing a scene from a feature length film and one of the challenges is that the dialogue and music in this romantic scene are sort of competing with one ...
Redrock Micro DSLR Field Cinema Standard Bundle v2
Redrock Micro's DSLR Field Cinema Standard Bundle v2 brings a cinema production form factor to your video-capable DSLR. As impressive as modern still cameras are at producing pro-level video imagery, they can often be a challenge when shooting handheld video. That's where the Field Cinema Bundle comes in, providing you with a modular shoulder mounted system that includes handgrips, DSLR plate, shoulder pad, counterbalance weights and quick-mounting rod clamps--all on a dual 15mm…
How To Set Filmmaking Goals Fast
Making a movies is a long term game. One of the mental attributes that all successful people share in common is a never ending ability to keep their eye on the prize. The secret formula for filmmaking success is patience plus unyielding persistence in a face of adversity.
Filmmaking Techniques: How to Block a Film Scene
We delve deep into film blocking to show you how every visual storyteller and master director utilizes these filmmaking techniques on all of their projects.
Manipulating the Audience's Emotions With Color
Sometimes a filmmaker just likes the color red — and sometimes a filmmaker is trying to tap into an audience's raw emotions to stir a primal reaction.
30 Cinematography Techniques You Won’t Learn in Film School
By definition, cinematography is the art of storytelling and includes all things related to camera movement, the images and the light it receives. Any cinematographer should know these cinematography techniques and tips to create cinematic shots for your next short film, feature or TV show.
How to Shoot Cinematic Video with a DSLR Camera
Got a DSLR camera but not sure how to shoot cinematic video? Here's your complete guide to equipment, settings & techniques, plus hints & tips!