10 Things You Should Be Doing When Shooting B-Roll

by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com While you’re busy obsessing over your principal photography, your b-roll is over there begging for some attention. If you’re an experienced filmmaker, you know that all of your supplemental footage requires almost as much planning, preparation, and TLC as your principal photography. Just like with anything you shoot, you’ve got to […]

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Mood, Movement, and Perspective: 10 Tips for Shooting Better B-Roll

by Brooke Bunce, Shutterstock In film and television production, B–roll (B roll, or Broll) is supplemental or alternative footage intercut with the main shot. In fiction film, it is a technique used to indicate simultaneous action or flashbacks. Think about the last really great short film or documentary you saw. What was it that held […]

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Shoot For the Edit by Hal Landen

March 26, 2015 by Hal Landen, videouniversity.com Shooting for the edit is smart shooting. It saves time and money for the editor. If you don’t know much about editing, learn before you shoot anything important. Otherwise you may shoot footage that cannot be edited. Knowing how to shoot for the edit makes your work more […]

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