All posts by Lukasz Antos

Best Budget Lav Microphones

Today we are reviewing four affordable lav mics. These are quality microphones that your pocketbook will like a lot. However, they are not wireless. As always, there are pluses and minuses for each technology. So, to see what you can expect from these microphones and whether they are the right tools for your projects, please check out our video below. Continue reading Best Budget Lav Microphones

Rode on-camera mic comparison: VideoMic Pro vs Stereo VideoMic Pro

In today’s video I am testing and comparing two on-camera condenser microphones from Rode: the VideoMic Pro and the Stereo VideoMic Pro. The VideoMic Pro is already very popular among YouTubers and videomakers. It has also become a must-have for many vloggers – especially those trying to match the quality of the vlogs by the mega YouTuber Casey Neistat. Continue reading Rode on-camera mic comparison: VideoMic Pro vs Stereo VideoMic Pro

Canon G7X Mark I vs Mark II

A couple of months back I reviewed the Canon G7X Mark II. The first generation of this camera had been very popular among online video creators, especially vloggers. Today, I am comparing the two models to see whether there has been a significant improvement and to determine which camera offers the better value. Continue reading Canon G7X Mark I vs Mark II

Story structure – from the three acts to the Dan Harmon Story Circle

I think all screenwriters are familiar with the three-act structure, because it has been an integral part of storytelling ever since the ancient Greece. It is a tried-and-true method of organizing a story. Also, it is just as useful to beginning writers as to masters. Its effectiveness and popularity have a major drawback, however. It can lead to works that are predictable to readers and viewers – being exposed to three-act stories since childhood, we become adept at anticipating story points and twists. Continue reading Story structure – from the three acts to the Dan Harmon Story Circle

Sailing into the unknown – the making of “Maidentrip” documentary

“Maidentrip” is a well-received documentary about a fourteen year-old girl, Laura Dekker, who attempted to become the youngest person to sail alone around the world. The film was directed by Jillian Schlesinger. It premiered at the 2013 SXSW festival where it won the Audience Award. It is a remarkable film about the remarkable Laura Dekker, but “Maidentrip” is also note-worthy because of the figure of Jillian Schlesinger, who – as a first-time director – had to overcome many challenges in order to make this documentary. Continue reading Sailing into the unknown – the making of “Maidentrip” documentary