Here's our rundown of the best smartphone filmmaking gear of 2016, so far! Filmmaking needn't be so expensive, check your pocket, you have a film studio right there. Add in some swanky smartphone filmmaking gear and you'll be picking up those awards in no time.
Posted in: Filmmaking Gear,
We've all been there, on set, with a thousand problems and no answers. As a filmmaker, every tip should be greatly received because one day, you may well thank that internet person that told you about using a shotgun mic instead of a lavaliere mic.
Posted in: Filmmaking,
Perhaps the most difficult genre to depict on the screen is the comedy genre. In the cinema world it is a well known fact that it is more difficult to make people laugh than to make them think or cry. Comedy has always been an integral part of cinema right since its invention.
Posted in: Directing,
There’s nothing that drives fear into a filmmaker’s heart quite like budgeting. Most of us got into this work because we love good stories, not numbers. But the budget is a critical part of accomplishing our storytelling mission. So what’s the best way to handle a production budget?
Posted in: Production,
There are a lot of brilliant cinematographers out there, unfortunately there are also a lot of wannabe cinematographers who don’t yet know what they are talking about. So what do you do if you want to get some quick cinematography tips? You come to us, of course and we’ll show you the videos that we’ve been watching.
You’ve decided. You’re going to become the greatest cinematographer the world has ever seen, but now you need to know how to become a cinematographer (or how to become a Director of Photography, which is the same thing), right?
If you’re about to embark on the fulfilling life career goal of becoming a cinematographer (or Director of Photography – DOP for short), you’ll probably want to know exactly what does a cinematographer do, right? Well good news! We’re here to tell you.
It’s a glamorous title but what is a cinematographer? It’s a question asked by a lot of people outside of the TV and film industries. It’s also a question asked by a lot of people trying to make their way into the industry. Let’s look at exactly what cinematography is, so when you’re on set and someone is asking this question you can be the person in the know