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 think? Am I better off upgrading to a full frame … [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!
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 released every year (see: Sony A7r II, for example), a … [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 continued practice with the indie film gear you … [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 script into core elements. Your elements typically … [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 purchase an entire camera support all at once or in … [Read more...]