When looking at some of the most notable figures in the history of editing, such as Sergei Eisenstein, it is important to understand that the theoretical approaches to editing are just as important as the practical. When looking at the theoretical approach to editing, one is encouraged to create...
Kathryn Bigelow is an Oscar-winning director best known for her films "The Hurt Locker" and "Zero Dark Thirty." She is the first and only woman to win an Oscar, which certainly solidifies her reputation as a trailblazer in the film industry. Bigelow makes a remarkable impression with her visceral aesthetic choices, which center repeatedly around violence.
Receiving an education in filmmaking, television production or documentary filmmaking is an important first step in starting a career in the entertainment industry. Not only will you be learning the in's and out's of screenwriting, producing, directing, cinematography and working with the latest gear, you will also be making...
Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino inspires generations of filmmakers with his uncomprised vision for his films. He's the definition of what a filmmaker is.
These are some of the best filmmaking books
It's important for all filmmakers to continually study their craft. So, we've put together a list of the best filmmaking books for you to check out.
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What is documentary? What qualifies as a documentary film? Let's dig deeper.
On this episode of the Videomaker Podcast we talk about what you can and can’t learn at Film School; try to figure out what clues the new Dropbox/Clipchamp collaboration tells us about cloud video editing; and discuss the latest version of the TriCaster Mini.
A Look Back at the Slog that was Video Production in the 1980s - Sony Betacam SP BVW-D600P camcorder with C6 Paglight and Rycote Softie, iixorbiusii, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betacam
1980s nostalgia is now in full swing with the widely heralded series “Stranger Things”, not to mention “The Goldbergs.”  Even assorted clips from a show produced by New & Unique Videos in 1987 called “California Big Hunks” – stripteases by six erotic male dancers – recently appeared on shows...
Five Came Back — John Ford in the field, shooting WWII propaganda for the U.S. military. Netflix
Iconic Hollywood director Steven Spielberg makes his observations about the power of film in the documentary series Five Came Back. Based on the 2014 book Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris, the three-part Netflix original makes compelling viewing for doc...
Comparing their distinctly different bodies of work (even taking into account overlapping themes) is, at best, an apples-and-oranges exercise. However, an examination of Allen and Kubrick’s antithetical directing styles can be instructive for emerging filmmakers and videophiles. Allen, who has directed 43 feature films and written nearly twice as many...