Filmmaking & Cinematic Techniques

Become the best filmmaker you can be with these tips and techniques on improving your cinematic style. Find secrets to camera angles, lighting, creating moods and atmospheres by close-ups, long shots and more. Do you need to film a scene in the snow or rain? How about in the dark? Read on for tips on tackling these difficult filmmaking techniques as well as advice on making better and more artistic and creative movies.

Shooting a Film in 3D: Overview of the Process

Shooting in 3D follows the same concept as the human eyes. The left eye sees from one perspective, and then the right eye sees from another. Things they see are almost identical, but not quite the same. The brain processes these perspectives together for a person to perceive a 3D environment.
Back to the Basics: Top 10 Common Video Mistakes

Back to the Basics: Top 10 Common Video Mistakes

Shooting a movie requires both technical and creative skills to tell a good story. During the shoot, any or both of these may be overlooked because of varying reasons. Common mistakes the production encounters when filming are often due to stress or compromises caused by limited time or resources.
Understanding the Color Temperature Chart

Understanding the Color Temperature Chart

Color temperature is an important aspect of both photography and videography. This is an important aspect of both white balancing and getting the best quality image possible from your shoot. Here is a look at what it means and how you can use it to make you a better filmmaker.
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