In today’s tutorial I will show you an easy technique for lighting an interior night scene with a thunder lightning effect outside the window. Continue reading Interior Night Lighting Cinematography Tutorial with Thunder Effect
Today I have a fun tutorial for you that will show you some quick and easy cinematography techniques. In the video I talk about lighting, camera composition and also set dressing plus how to enhance the shot using some very quick VFX. Continue reading How to light a night scene quick and easy!
I have teamed up with Armando Ferreira and Rubidium Wu so we can recreate a scene from Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. Continue reading Recreating Steven Spielberg’s “Oner” from Minority Report | Big vs Low Budget
Learn different ways to quickly color balance, fix and add life to your shots using curves, key mattes & LUTs. Continue reading Color Grading Tips | Skin Tones | Curves | Mattes | LUT
Here is my current audio recording setup for location film shoots. The whole kit consists of a shotgun mic, a shock mount with a windshield and a boom pole to which I also attach my portable audio recorder. Continue reading My new Indie Audio Kit | Auray Boom Pole & DigitalFoto Micolive Mic Blimp
Is it time to quit Adobe Premiere? If you are thinking about it but aren’t sure what to replace it with and why, or if it’s worth it, then hopefully my experience will help you. Continue reading Time to quit Adobe Premiere for Final Cut, Avid or Davinci Resolve?
In today’s video I show you how I made a kite fly, even though there was not much wind, and the kite had holes. Continue reading Fixt it in Post! Everyday effects that help you shoot quickly
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
Today’s tutorial is a long one – fifty minutes – but it shows you all you need to create a VFX shot of a crowd. Getting extras is oftentimes a challenge. When you need a huge crowd, like for a concert or a sporting event, VFX is probably your only option (if you are on an indie budget). Continue reading Sell out a concert – crowd VFX tutorial
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