Before there can be any lights, cameras or action on a set, there must first be… a set! Enter the illustrious set director—better known in theater, television and film as a production designer.
A video producer is in charge of every aspect of the production from the beginning to the end. Their roles are to assists in everything from organizing logistics, deadlines and write scripts, to making a budget, corresponding with clients and customers and leading the production in a creative direction.
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Parker Walbeck is one of YouTube’s finest with his film making tutorials. His latest video gives us a look at his process for shooting music videos.
Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the size of the production or cost of the camera make a difference? We decided to go to the source and ask two working DP’s to define what...
What exactly does the film director do? This article aims to answer this question and more, as we explore: The Role of The Director.
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When schedules get tight, video producers need to save as much time as they can. Here are five helpful tips to help you save time on set.
We have a few tip to help you direct theater actors, allowing them to give the best film performance possible
Stage actors are undoubtedly talented, but many are inexperienced with performing in front of a camera. Here’s how you can direct theater actors and get the best performance possible.
When you’re working on a tight budget, you have to take the help that you can get. Sometimes, that means relying on an inexperienced cast and crew to complete your project.
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As an up-and-coming director, you jump at the opportunity to direct your first feature film. When you get your hands on a script being considered for production, you want to make sure you choose well — in this business there are no second chances. How will you know if...
Shooting with people new to the production process isn’t always easy, but with a little patience and flexibility, you can still come out with great result
We all have seen scenes featuring directors with their berets and megaphones, yelling orders to their actors. It should come as no surprise that yelling at your talent is not the best way to elicit a good performance. Think of it this way — a seasoned director is more...
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