BY ZACH RAMELAN, Premiumbeat Using a car as a portable stabilizer is incredibly useful. From simple setups to complex angles, cars are a great way to diversify your coverage on a budget in outdoor locations. The key thing to remember is that you don’t always need “film gear” to capture a cinematic shot. Most of the […]Read more "Video Tutorial: How to Use a Vehicle as a Dolly System"
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 […]Read more "MOST CINEMATIC GIMBAL MOVES + TIPS"
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 […]Read more "Pro Editing Tools for Free"
by Aputure How to Use VECTORSCOPES What is a vectorscope and how can you use it? We answer the basics about a vectorscopes and how it can help you get the best possible shot. From white & black balance and even how to save you hours in post when chroma keying…. How To Use a […]Read more "How To Use a WAVEFORM and VECTORSCOPE MONITOR (in 2 Minutes!)"
by Jay Perry Carrying around all of that camera gear really takes a toll on your body over time.There are so many questions we as filmmakers have to ask ourselves in order to stay healthy, like, “Am I getting enough sleep,” or “Is my workload pushing me to the edge of sanity?” However, there might be […]Read more "Watch: The Most IMPORTANT Video/Photography Tip You’ll Ever Get"
by Drone Pro Academy Chris Newman Drone Pro Academy (Formerly Cinechopper Drone University) Drones are awesome for creating epic aerial time-lapses and Hyperlapse with your drone. In this video we explain the ins and outs of how to create a hyperlapse with your drone. We also explain the full post production video editing timelapse process in […]Read more "How to Create a DRONE TIMELAPSE / HYPERLAPSE"
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 […]Read more "Ask Yourself These 12 Questions Before Lighting Any Scene"