Especially when working with a limited budget, it's easy to find costumes falling to the bottom of your priorities. If you want to give your production a truly cinematic finish, costume design should be a key element.
We talk about pre-production and whether or not anyone really needs it. Spoiler alert, most of the time, everyone does.
A shot list details every shot the filmmaker or video producer intends to capture during production. It's a crucial step in the pre-production process.
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Project management for video means figuring out what needs to be done, in what order and by what time. Then, you must ensure it actually gets done.
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If you want to make it onto YouTube, your video quality needs to have a level of professionalism that a YouTube studio brings to the table.
As videographers, we tend to focus on the creative side of video production. However, if you want to take your videography to the next level and turn your skills into a profitable business, you will need to know a few things about accounting and budgeting. Accounting doesn’t have to...
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Here we’ll focus on the pre-production aspects of producing a video commercial. We’ll discuss all the steps that must be completed before you press your camera’s record button. Video commercial pre-production can be viewed as a four step process. Step 1: Meet the Client Do you have a favorite restaurant? Maybe...
Even though every project varies based on the budget, shooting schedule and resources, the rule of thumb always remains the same for every director: have everything in order before the cameras start rolling.
Directing your first project is like getting behind the wheel of a car for the first time. You read through the manual, attended the driving courses in a classroom, and absorbed all of the advice and instructions from licensed and seasoned drivers, but when it comes time to sit...
How to Break Down a Script
Film production at any level is a complicated process. When working on your own, or even with a small team, there's a lot on your plate. The script breakdown, daunting as it may seem, is an integral part to keeping all of your ducks in a row. What's the Point? The...
How to prepare your film for Stop Motion Animated Effects
Stop motion is one of the oldest and most beloved forms of animation, and to many directors, it was a starting point in their journeys as filmmakers. Its dream-like quality works well in fantasy and horror genres by bringing the inanimate to life.To this day, studios such as Laika...