What exactly does the film director do? This article aims to answer this question and more, as we explore: The Role of The Director.
In film and video, pushing the boundaries of your viewers expectations can take your project to the next level. Break the rules for a creative edge.
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.
Scene from "Man with a Movie Camera" (1929) Hands adjusting a camera
Often seen as dense and abstract, film theory can be a useful tool in understanding the meaning and impact of a film. But what exactly is it? Here’s what you need to know.
Green Screen Backgrounds
Are you thinking of making a green screen? In this article, we will go over all the ways you can make a green screen and how you can do it.
Cinematography Techniques
Video producers deal with a lot on set and are always pressed for time. Time is money and you can’t waste your time. We have 5 time-saving for you.
Shooting a cinematic movie
You can have everything right: a good script, great actors and crew. But if your movie doesn’t look like a cinematic movie, your audience will tune out.
A solid cast is incredibly important to the success of your production. Here’s how to find the right actors for your project.
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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Alejandro Iñárritu with a camera in production

How to Shoot a Long Take

What’s exciting about the long takes featured in Alejandro Iñárritu’s “Birdman” is that, with a little bit of prep and practice, that movie magic can be easily replicated at home.