Sometimes the glue that holds it all together isn’t glue at all. But tape. And not any kind of tape, mind you. This particular variety goes by many names: gaff, gaffe, gaffs, gaffer, and gaffer tape. But when it comes down to it, as Marty Gage says, … [Read more...]
The following articles detail filmmaking gear. This includes camera reviews, audio gear and lighting so you can take action and make your movie now!
Ever wonder when you should upgrade your digital camera? A reader recently wrote in with a digital camera question related to full frame versus crop sensor. Question: I am thinking of shooting my movie with a 28mm lens on the 70d. What do you … [Read more...]
Most filmmaking tech geeks (including me) get excited about new cameras without giving much thought to lenses. But before the light of our image ever touches the camera sensor, it has to pass through the lens. So while new camera bodies are … [Read more...]
One of the first things people ask when they decide to start filmmaking is this: What indie film gear should I get? My first answer is usually "use what you have." This is because having more expensive gear does not make you a better filmmaker. But … [Read more...]
To make a great movie, you need a great screenplay. And assuming you have your killer screenplay (the draft you are actually going to produce), you might be asking what to do next. The next step in the filmmaking process involves breaking your … [Read more...]
Looking for a great camera support system? Check out the Walimex Pro Aptaris System. It's an amazing little support system that is great for beginning and veteran filmmakers alike. The versatile system is extremely modular, so you can choose to … [Read more...]