Let’s define the term microfilmmaker: anyone who produces a feature length documentary or narrative for under $30,000. That may not sound like a lot of money to produce a feature film — it isn’t. That’s why it’s crucial to get creative, use all of your filmmaking skills and have a focused plan of action.
We've been screaming about this for years, but Simon Cade at DSLRguide has put it into words more eloquently than we've heard in quite some time. Simon strikes down all the buzz words we industry geeks tend to throw around like dynamic range, aliasing and 4K, but emphasizes that the they all take second fiddle to storytelling.
Sifting through the large amount of plugins in today’s audio software can prove tricky, especially to new users. This article provides a cursory glance at the different kinds of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) available in today’s Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs).
Although film is often described as a visual medium, this descriptor overlooks the combinatorial power of movies as a storytelling medium. At its most effective, film is a synthesis of many moving elements, both auditory and visual, which create something meaningful beyond the sum of their parts.
Last August, I was invited by a host of one of the YouTube channels I follow to VEDA. I learned VEDA is an acronym for Vlog Everyday in August (and also in April). Vloggers all across the world are encouraged to meet others, share online, and vlog for the 31 days in the month. But what does it take to be a vlogger? Did I have the gear I needed to produce a vlog?
A helmet mount is a great option to provide users with hands-free filming using their action cam. There are many factors to consider when deciding which mount is right for your needs. We’ll cover some of the key aspects that dictate which mount is best for your situation.
The most important part of black and white videography to understand is lighting. Proper lighting can make or break your shot, and many factors contribute to being able to properly light a black and white scene.