by Jason Boone, nofilmschool.com In this tutorial, Jason Boone is going to show you how to calculate the per-minute cost of shooting any video format in three easy steps. “It costs me 88 cents to shoot and store just 1 minute of Blackmagic RAW (24fps, 3:1, 6K). How did I come up with this amount, […]Read more "How to Calculate the Cost of Shooting Any Video Format"
by Jason Hellerman, nofilmschool The Call Sheet is a new podcast that digs deep into the Netflix shows you love Ever wonder how your favorite Netflix series and movies came to be? What was the process behind brainstorming them, writing them, and directing them? Well, now all your questions will be answered with The Call Sheet. […]Read more "‘The Call Sheet’ Is Filmmakers’ Newest Obsession"
by Parker Walbeck Parker Walbeck from Fulltime Filmmaker released another fantastic tutorial video showing how he sets up and films a music video. There’s some great tips in this free tutorial video. To see the full version of this job shadow and the post production: https://www.fulltimefilmmaker.com/ Here’s the full finished video from the tutorial above…Read more "WATCH: How to Light & Film Music Videos"
by Cory Baker During my filmmaking career, I’ve run the gambit on all different sides of production. Back in Baltimore, I worked with skeleton crews writing, directing, and doing sound on my own productions. Since moving to Los Angeles I’ve found a lot of work on set sound mixing, and I wanted to give some easy, […]Read more "The [Ultimate] 5-Step Sound Guide for Great Sound on Set"
by Zach Daulton, nofilmschool Entering your film into festivals can be a long and emotionally draining journey. As filmmakers, we pour our heart and soul into our films, and by submitting them into festivals we find ourselves in a very vulnerable place. Getting the Congratulations! email from a festival is an amazing feeling that can make […]Read more "4 Ways to Get Your Film Accepted into Film Festivals"
A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands. It is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself and to tell it with video. Happy New Year from your friends at GLJ Media Group… may the new year that follows be the best you have ever had! […]Read more "Happy New Year from your Friends at GLJ Media Group!"
by Veterans in Media and Entertainment Mission: Veterans in Media & Entertainment (formerly known as Veterans in Film & Television) is a nonprofit networking organization that unites current and former members of the military working in the film and television industry. PLEASE NOTE: We have recently changed names from VFT to VME as we attempt to include […]Read more "Attention: CURRENT AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY WORKING IN THE FILM AND TELEVISION INDUSTRY"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool Here are some ways to use camera sliders to make your footage look more professional and cinematic. Here are the moves Parker Walbeck talks about in the video: Side-to-side Push-in/Pull-out Parallax Low mode Aerial Oh, so much more here to post the look and feel of your next video…Read more "5 Cinematic Slider Moves (and How to Do Them Right)"
BY ADAM IRVING, IDA You’ve no doubt seen these before in a documentary: an interviewee sitting just inches in front of a bookcase, with the individual book titles visible and distracting; a house plant invading the frame; an incandescent desk lamp in the background whispering for attention while the interviewee’s eye-line is awkwardly off to […]Read more "Beyond the Talking Head: Shooting Documentary Interviews"