Festivals do three things for aspiring filmmakers: deliver audiences for your film, connect you to the industry marketplace and provide learning opportunities for improving your craft. Because of this, we here at Videomaker love film festivals and try to support the ones we find the most worthy by passing out copies of Videomaker to attendees and/or providing subscriptions of Videomaker to festival entrants.
Videomaker is going to VidCon 2016! From June 23rd to the 25th, stop by the Videomaker booth #1817 in the Anaheim Convention Center to chat with the editors on all things video — and get a chance to win some really great prizes!
Xiaomi, known mainly for smartphones and accessories, is China's most popular consumer electronics company. Today they're selling a drone in the United States which hopes to challenge DJI's dominance in the consumer drone market by undercutting them by hundreds of dollars.
MAGIX Software today announced its acquisition of the majority of products in the Sony Creative Software portfolio. These include Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro and ACID Pro. Sony Creative Software will continue to develop their recently introduced Catalyst Browse, Edit and Prepare post-production software.
Amazon began this week with the surprise announcement of their new Video Direct video sharing platform. The new platform allows any content creator to upload original videos to Amazon's streaming video service.
Proper lighting is one of the primary elements separating a poor-quality images from masterpieces. A scene without enough light or with harsh, distracting shadows or highlights is not effective in communicating your message. It’s important to learn early on the best practices for lighting for video. This article is intended to serve as a collection of essential reading as you progress on the path to better lighting.