We are creatures of habit. It’s our habits that allow us to develop routines which increase our efficiency and enable us to be more productive. But there’s a flipside to the habitual coin; one where habits drive us into a rut; where our repeated patterns of behavior do more harm than good. Bad editing habits are easy to fix and the easiest way to solve the problem is to identify where it starts.
With the prevalence of beautiful images captured by drones these days, chances are you’ll want to learn the essentials of capturing aerial cinematography yourself. Although drones are capable of capturing brilliant, awe-inspiring shots, those shots aren’t necessarily easy to attain.
Before you sit down to write your next award-winning screenplay, make sure you’re writing for both the eye and the ear. Good screenwriters know how to stay in their lane while also mixing in the spice that makes any script appetizing to the viewer.
You just got a new camera and on the list of its exciting features are frame rates that go well past the 24 and 30 fps that you're used to using. You may be wondering what these high frame rates are useful for, apart from taking up more disk space. For your answer, let’s take a look at some things that make slow motion exciting.
Lighting can express a mood, create interesting backgrounds or direct the eye. The right lighting setup may be something of an art, but with a few simple steps and accessories you too can create setups with professional results — and only one light.
When you start building a team for production, you are creating your most valuable asset. Learn how to create an environment where expectations are clear, creativity is welcome and collaboration is encouraged, all while maintaining control as a director.
Many election seasons bring with them the same old song and dance. No, we don’t mean policy debates or constitutional interpretations — rather, the misuse of protected music by political candidates trying to create edgy and popular campaigns.