I hate to admit it but the GoPro Hero 7 Black is a must-have for documentary filmmakers. I say this because I love a big camera with a giant sensor and a stabilizing gimbal. Who doesn’t? The footage looks amazing and you get to take rad promotional selfies with them. That’s a win-win. A problem […]
The following articles detail filmmaking gear. This includes camera reviews, audio gear and lighting so you can take action and make your movie now!
I recently upgraded my camera to the Sony A7S II. And if you are like me, the last thing you want to do is upgrade your camera. Whatever you’re using now has gotten you through so many video gigs and home movie shoots that you just can’t imagine life without it. But you have a […]
Marty Gage knows about gaffer tape. He teamed up with a leading tape manufacturer and in 2013 launched Gaffer Power, a company determined to create the market’s best gaffer tape.
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 digital […]
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 good set of […]
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 already […]