Mixing lights of various color temperatures is a great and inexpensive way to up your cinematography game. Every light source, whether natural or artificial, contains color, and depending on your white balance that color can reveal itself. A good cinematographer will use those colors as subtle emotional and narrative cues to drive their story — and so should you.
There’s no place like home. It’s a place of comfort, familiarity and function befitting its owner. The mad scientist bent on world domination has a lab, complete with contraptions and experiments worthy of their genius. The fox has a den, and the eagle a nest. Likewise, the video editor has an edit bay, a personal lair of creative genius—a digital laboratory, fit to tell any story.
How do you react when you are asked to do something you don’t like? It can indeed be a huge obstacle to overcome, but what if it is your job? Say you are a director and it is your job to direct a script you truly don’t like — what can you do to make your task more enjoyable
When you have ten deadlines hanging over your head, it can be downright stressful to sit and watch a progress bar chug along while you count beads of sweat dripping down your forehead. How do you make that sweat-bead count drop to zero? Two words: render farm.