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.
Fight scenes add excitement to virtually any story, but proper fight choreography is crucial if you want to create believable and engaging fight scenes.
We talk about pre-production and whether or not anyone really needs it. Spoiler alert, most of the time, everyone does.
The screenplay is the backbone of a movie. It is the written version of a film, and it’s what everyone on set is working together to bring to life.  For many, writing dialogue can be the most daunting part of screenwriting. When you have an idea for a movie you...
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.
As a former college instructor, I know how hard it can be to keep students’ attention and teach them something at the same time. Even with the built-in accountability of grades, this can be challenging. When it comes to videos, you might think you need the personality, charisma, and...
Group of people gathered around a table with paperwork
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.
How to Direct Animals and Stay Sane
Difficult to control and often unpredictable, many filmmakers avoid working with animals altogether. With the right approach, however, you can find success.
LED Lights, DSLR camera, green screen and editing computer in a small bedroom.
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.
Hiring a talented team not only improves the quality of your film, but it can also make the shoot go faster. So how much should you pay your cast and crew?