MOST CINEMATIC GIMBAL MOVES + TIPS

by Matti Haapoja Want to capture cinematic camera movement with your gimbal? Here are a few moves you can bust out… In this video below, Matti Haapoja demonstrates a handful of standard camera moves many filmmakers use when shooting with gimbals. We’ll share a few other creative ways you can move your rig for stunning kinetic […]

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Pro Editing Tools for Free

by Chris Monlux, Videomaker Avid Media Composer First is free; why not try it out? Although its learning curve can be steep, Media Composer First lets you learn without risk. Avid Media Composer First(link is external) offers all of the power of the full version of Media Composerfor free, with a few notable limits. Unlike […]

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Ask Yourself These 12 Questions Before Lighting Any Scene

by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Great cinematography is all about preparation, and few aspects of the craft require as much preparation as lighting. Not only is lighting an incredibly technical process, but lighting is also a critically important aspect of how the audience interprets your scene on an emotional level. Here are 12 simple questions that cinematographers should […]

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