John McCabe is a freelance writer, producer and director. His current project is "Nerd!" More information on "Nerd!" can be found at

What Are Film Markets and How Do They Work?

 “Film festivals are cultural events for their community,” explains Jonathan Wolf, who is Executive Vice President of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) as well as the Managing...

Video Production Insurance: An Absolutely Necessary Evil

Just as you wouldn’t drive a car without insurance, you should also never shoot without it either. Of course, we’re not saying you need to carry production insurance while...

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Your one-stop guide for all lighting terminology

There’s a lot of lighting terminology out there and it can be a lot to memorize. We’ve compiled a list of all...

What is a Director of Photography?

Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the...

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Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.

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Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.

How to fake being on a video conference call

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.