New SLR Magic Image Enhancer Filter Can Improve Your Skin

by Charles Haine, nofilmschool SLR Magic recently released its latest product, the Image Enhancer Pro filter that is targeted at cutting light more evenly across the spectral range. Digital sensors see outside the range of human vision—with especially big problems seeing into the infrared spectrum in ways that humans can’t, resulting in unwanted distortion. While […]

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7 Ways to Survive in the Field

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 […]

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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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Do Your Crews Need to Sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

August 24, 2015 by Becky Holzman Garzone During the hustle of production paperwork can easily fall through the cracks. This includes release forms, location agreements for smaller one-off shots, and most importantly, non-disclosure agreements. Not having cast or background talent sign a non-disclosure agreement can create various problems for your production down the road, and […]

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