Parker Walbeck music video scene
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...
No matter how you go about your contract, the most important thing is that you actually devote time and attention to it.
Have you ever asked yourself whether your video production contract was good enough? If you’re like most freelancers or small business owners, you probably don’t have the time or, frankly, the desire, to deal with something as mundane as a video production contract. And, for the most part, you...
How NOT to be an Overbearing Director
Directing is a tough job. The long hours and pressure of keeping a production on track require a strong leader. While the stereotype of the riding crop and megaphone wielding director may be a thing of the past, many filmmakers maintain a fearsome reputation. But is it necessary to...

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