180 Degree Rule
If you're like us, and you spend lots of time studying the "rules" of video and filmmaking, you may find yourself frustrated watching professional work. That's because it's quite common for professional filmmakers to break the rules. And while it's normal for the pros to intentionally break the rules...
Film Crew
We think a lot about words here at Videomaker. Over the years the word that has vexed us most has been "film" and by extension "filmmaking" and "filmmaker." For the majority of our three decades covering this industry, the film industry and the video industry have been separate from...
Man looking down while wearing a Vive VR headset
Like early cinema, spherical video today consists mostly of actuality and experimentation with some attempts at fictional storytelling sprinkled around the fringes. If the trajectory of spherical video is anything like that of traditional moving pictures, I predict it will be years, maybe even decades, before we’re in the...
Canon EOS Rebel T7i
It's no secret the smartphones have taken a major chunk out of the camera industry. Both the consumer video camera and point and shoot categories have been all but decimated. And while it's mainly the fact that smartphones put competent cameras into consumers pockets that hurt the camera industry...
Giving Back to the Video Community
Take some time out of your schedule to share what you know with those in the video community.
Growth through Critique: 10 Tips for Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
When you first start out in video production, you’ll most likely find that your videos don’t always match the vision you started with. Continued practice, of course, is the best way to develop your video production chops, but pointed, critical feedback is one of the best ways to determine...
Complaining on Social Media Won't Get You Paid
Social media can elevate business endeavors to an all-new level while bringing in new opportunities for creators, but mishandling yourself online can be disastrous.

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