BY ADAM IRVING, IDA You’ve no doubt seen these before in a documentary: an interviewee sitting just inches in front of a bookcase, with the individual book titles visible and distracting; a house plant invading the frame; an incandescent desk lamp in the background whispering for attention while the interviewee’s eye-line is awkwardly off to […]Read more "Beyond the Talking Head: Shooting Documentary Interviews"
by WanderWorx Here is a simple Filmmaking Hack to turn your Gimbal into a Slider. The Gear used in this video Gimbal: http://amzn.to/2nSJJ0F Tripod: http://amzn.to/2vt0y8q Camera A: http://amzn.to/2nLzpXq Camera B: http://amzn.to/2pRXm1X Mic: http://amzn.to/2uffFC4 And a follow-up Tips ‘n Tricks for slider techniques by DSLRguide…Read more "Use your GIMBAL as a SLIDER in this FILMMAKING HACK"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are that you’ve seen that sweet luma fade transition all over YouTube. Popularized by filmmaker Sam Kolder, the transition might look complicated, but it’s actually really simple to pull off in Adobe Premiere Pro. Using a gradient wipe, Peter McKinnon shows you how to do it in […]Read more "Tutorial: A Quick and Easy Way to Pull Off a Sweet Luma Fade Transition"
by Larry Jordan Most of the time, Apple Final Cut Pro X works reliably. But, every so often, things go weird. Here’s a list of things to try before you call Apple Support. These are listed in order. Try each of these steps, then see if FCP X starts working properly. If it is, then […]Read more "Trouble-Shoot Your Apple Final Cut Pro X System"
by Rocketstock Use this free After Effects project to create an extremely exciting and attention-grabbing logo reveal for your project. Customize colors, add your own logo, and edit your images and overlays to fit your specific project. Once inside the project, you can customize the images and text by opening the various folders in the project […]Read more "Fast Flip: Free After Effects Logo Reveal Template"
by mamoworld If you create a transition between two songs with different tempi, the result usually does not sound pleasing. In this one minute tutorial for Premiere Pro you learn how to adjust the tempo of the songs such that their beats match perfectly. The tutorial is just one minute long! For more details, step-by-steps, […]Read more "1 Minute Tutorial: BeatMatching – Better Audio Transitions with Adobe Premiere Pro"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel Want to quickly find out the current market value of a used camera or lens? Bokeh Market is a new website that can tell you the real-time value of used equipment. It’s like the Kelley Blue Book of camera gear. The front page features a search bar. Type in whatever piece of […]Read more "This Website Tracks the Market Value of Used Camera Gear"