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Your Video Production Checklist

For many of us working in corporate videos or advertising, things move pretty quickly. There are times when I'll have less than two days to put togeth...

How to Frame a Social Video

Ever wonder how to frame a social video? Here's a quick animation we whipped up to show you some best practices to follow for shooting social media vi...

Ten Tips for Better Event Videography

Event videography ... it's what we do to pay for our filmmaking obsessions! That's why I put together this video about my Top Ten Tips for Better ...

How to Shoot an Interview like a Boss

Whether you’re just starting out, working toward documentaries, or just want to hone your freelancing skills, there’s a good chance you’ll shoot plent...

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6 Tips for Better Video Production Sales Meetings

6 Tips for Better Video Production Sales Meetings

Wether you make wedding videos, corporate shorts or branded content - if you are a solo videographer or small production team - you're going to have to hit the pavement and do sales. After countless rejections,...
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Red Weapon Helium 8K Review

The fine folks at Cinematography Database recently released an awesome review of the Red Weapon Helium 8K camera. What are your thoughts on the RED Weapon 8K? Will you be purchasing one any time soon?  ...

Go Pro Karma vs DJI Mavic

Ok .. so let's just pretend the Karma wasn't recalled - or at least restore hope that the Karma will be much more stable when re-released; and when that time comes ... It may be hard to between the Go Pro Karma...

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Looks Absolutely Chilling

This new indie horror flick by director Andre Overdal makes good on the promise to scare the living hell out of you. Even if you are not familiar Overdal's original indie horror flick Trollhunter - we advise yo...

Breaking Down the 180 Degree Rule

We all learned about the 180 degree rule back the first week in film school - the on-screen spatial relationship between a character and another character or object within a scene. Like great DOP's who speciali...
Composing Movement - Akira Kurosawa

Composing Movement: Tips from Akira Kurosawa

If you know what your scene is about – try to express it through movement. Directors who are able to master the art of composing movement will have a much easier time at subtly conveying emotion and advancing p...
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5 Tips on Crafting a Killer Holiday Horror Film

As children Christmas is most wonderful time of the year - festivity, decorations and PRESENTS!; but as adults the Holidays can be a month of utter hell ... draining your finances, awakening ages old feuds with...
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