by Curious Droid Digital cameras are getting more powerful and smaller each year, with mega pixels counts and other features increasing at a breath taking rate but step away from the consumer devices and there are some truly amazing cameras being used. http://curious-droid.com/kani In this video we’ll look at some of the most amazing cameras […]Read more "5 Most Amazing Cameras in the World"
by RocketStock Download this curated collection of animated business and technology icons. These freebies are exceptionally useful for a wide variety of media applications! Keyframing motion is often time consuming and headache inducing, but this time we’ve done the heavy lifting for you. Check out this FREE animated icons pack that features common business and […]Read more "Technicons: Free Animated Business Icons"
by Aputure A gimbal isn’t much use if you don’t know what to do with it. In this weeks episode, 4 Minute Film School: 7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS, they cover 7 common camera movements with examples in many of today’s popular films, but also what psychological purpose they serve in your storytelling efforts. These movements are […]Read more "7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS That Will Help Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"
By Gavin Garrison, Pond5 What does it mean to survive in the world of filmmaking? For content creators working on location, in addition to keeping ourselves alive, we have to be creative, innovative, and able to perform under pressure — to do whatever it takes to get the shot. Whether we’re shooting extreme […]Read more "7 Ways to Survive in the Field"
January 8, 2016 by Scott Roeder, borrowlenses.com UPDATE: Lenstag, the service that collects serial numbers from your gear and keeps them in a registry to be flagged and indexed online if they get ever stolen, now has free apps for iOS and Android in multiple languages. Some features include: gear name auto-complete, picture-taking of your gear right […]Read more "Lenstag: Discouraging Camera and Lens Theft One Registered Serial at a Time"
August 7, 2015 by Trenton Massey, ambiantskies.com What is B roll video? It’s the footage that enhances a video and fills in the empty spaces to keep a video presentation engaging for the viewer. With B Roll, you visually explain things or tell a story. It connects the dots and implements important facts needed for the audience […]Read more "B-Roll Tips for Corporate Video Production"
June 11, 2015 by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Jib shots are great, and there’s no doubt that they can add massive production value. However, they can also be a tremendous pain in the ass to set up and operate, especially as a one man crew. Luckily, like most technical aspects of filmmaking, jib shots can be […]Read more "Use a Slider to Achieve Smooth, Cinematic Jib Shots"