5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Became A Filmmaker

by Richard “RB” Botto, Stage 32 Since 2011, the Stage 32 team has been working tirelessly to help you stay connected, creative, motivated, and informed. As always, they are committed to bringing you networking opportunities, education and mentoring from top-level industry executives and professionals, and access to decision-makers around the globe all from the comfort […]

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Free Templates, Forms, and Resources for Documentary Filmmakers

By Logan Baker | Shutterstock Creating a documentary usually means a lot of work for very few people. Here, we share tips to help documentary filmmakers finish their projects. FREE assets and resources included. Here are four simple tips to help documentary filmmakers complete their projects—including FREE assets and resources. Free filmmaking and photography release forms: Free Shutterstock […]

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Better films, no burnout: Simplify complex workflows with the right tools

by Dropbox and Collin Whitehead Video production is one of the most complex creative workflows—it’s like creating a mosaic. You have to piece together each step, from the first draft of the script to post-production. And a bad process makes that work infinitely more difficult. Far too often, our workflow gets compromised, forcing us to […]

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The Basics of Film Finance

by Roman Sahakov | FreelanceVideoCollective.com The market size of the cinematography industry is expected to increase year by year. Being a branch of both economy and culture, it enjoys great popularity around the world. Raising the cultural level of viewers is crucial through high-quality films. Financing of film projects is one of the important investments to […]

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GOOGLE’S LATEST UPSCALING TECHNOLOGY MAKES CSI TV SHOWS A REALITY

by Dunja Djudjic | Photography Google has introduced a new upscaling technology that turns low-resolution images into detailed high-resolution ones It can start with a portrait as tiny as 64×64 upscale it to 1024×1024 while preserving all the detail. Ultimately, it could be of help to the authorities when trying to identify criminals from low-res security camera […]

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Things to Check When Adobe Premiere Pro Is Lagging

BY LOGAN BAKER | Premiumbeat Laggy playback is a pretty—let’s go with not uncommon—complaint from Premiere Pro users. Because our team feels your pain, we took a deep-dive into Adobe’s Premiere Pro troubleshooting pages and community forums to compile a list of solutions to try out when Premiere Pro feels like it’s lagging. Going into this, it’s important to remain realistic […]

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Adobe Premiere Update: Speech to Text

By Adobe Premiere Pro is now faster (especially on Apple M1 machines) with a suite of other improvements and brand new workflows using the Adobe Sensei AI technology. Premiere Pro 15.4 introduces Speech to Text an integrated and automated workflow for creating captions. Speech to Text gives you everything you need, right in your NLE, from transcriptions […]

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