For many filmmakers, the thought of owning the latest and greatest filmmaker gear is exciting. If that describes you, today is your lucky day. For the next few minutes, imagine you magically received a $1000 dollar gift card. You have one hour to … [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!
Many filmmakers start out shooting on DSLRs, and indeed the DSLR created a revolution in low-budget filmmaking that is unmatched in the history of film. But one of the problems with DSLR filmmaking is the fact that most DSLRs have tiny, tiny … [Read more...]
It’s NAB time again, when filmmakers gather to drool over the latest and greatest offerings from companies around the world. This will keep us filmmakers busy for a few weeks, so let’s kick off with a company that been making waves in camera … [Read more...]
Movie sound recording is one of the most important parts of your filmmaking process. Yet, as a filmmaker, your recording good audio is often the most overlooked aspect of making a movie. Violate this rule, and you will find out the hard way that … [Read more...]
This is a great time to be a low-budget filmmaker because of the advancement of higher-end features on lower-budget cameras. Although NAB is the big cornucopia of goodness for filmmakers, this year's CES (Consumer Electronics Show) has many treats … [Read more...]
Almost everyone has seen the image of a film set when the cameras start rolling and someone steps into the shot with a slate, calls out the scene, and then slams the sticks to get things going. "Action!" It's an indelible image of filmmaking, but … [Read more...]