Category Archives: Tutorial

Great Looking Interviews: 2-minute filmmaking tutorial

Today’s tutorial is about how to film interviews, especially focusing on the use of light-weight, portable equipment. Also, at some locations we did not have access to the electricity. Fortunately, these days you can get good-performing lights that run off batteries. Continue reading Great Looking Interviews: 2-minute filmmaking tutorial

How to Light a Film Like a Cinematographer | Job Shadow

Today I’m taking you behind the scenes of a recent music video I shot in Ecuador for the artist Renkai (song “Fly”). I show you how I lit and shot a scene, and talk about other important elements that made it possible to make my work as cinematographer look good. Continue reading How to Light a Film Like a Cinematographer | Job Shadow

BEST 4K Display for Video & Photo Professionals

I’ve recently added second editing and color grading workstation to my office. While building my new set-up, I was looking at the latest and best options for my monitors. I know I wanted to have a dual monitor set-up with a ultra-wide monitor for my editing timeline, and the second monitor that I can use for my full screen display and color reference. Continue reading BEST 4K Display for Video & Photo Professionals

5 easy ways to make your videos sound better

Oftentimes videomakers don’t put as much focus on sound as on the visuals when they work on their projects. It might be that working with sound is not as exciting as working with images. However, sound is important, as we all know. The good thing is that most video editing programs include easy to use tools that will quickly make your sound good (or at least much better). Continue reading 5 easy ways to make your videos sound better

How To Compose Music For Your Next Film: Good Taste Is All The Talent You Need

Clearly, music is a key element of storytelling in films. However, few indie productions have the budget to score (and record) an original soundtrack. Licensing existing music is a cheaper, but less flexible option – it is usually hard to match it to the edit. Fortunately, technology brings new options. Continue reading How To Compose Music For Your Next Film: Good Taste Is All The Talent You Need