7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS That Will Help Make Your Film Look More Cinematic

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 […]

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A Massive List of Spring 2016 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

by Oakley Anderson-Moore, nofilmschool.com The No Film School list of Spring grants is back for 2016, with new deadlines, program changes, and more opportunities than ever. Spring is a great time to dust the cobwebs off unfinished scripts, log that documentary footage, and get some of those green dollar bills for your next film. The […]

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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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