It’s no secret that the difference between good video and professional looking video is lighting. Even the highest quality camera is no substitute for proper lighting. But what lighting situations are the most difficult? More importantly, how do you overcome them? We caught up with a 40-year industry veteran and university professor for some advice.
In order to sell your story, you need strongly developed characters. This requires working closely with your cast to not only deliver a great performance, but also to craft characters who connect with audiences.
The colors you include in your video convey a lot of information to your viewers. Color tells us where and when the scene is set, what to focus on, and even how we should feel about a particular character or event.
Although Computer Graphics play a significant role in today’s films, some filmmakers are choosing to return to the methods used in the pre-digital visual effects age, opting for practical effects over current technologies.
Pre-production is very important to any movie, and a location scout’s job is one of the more important parts of the pre-production process. Before you head out for your shoot, you need to know where you’re going and what to expect when you get there. This is exactly the responsibility of the location scout.