If you are shooting on location (and even if not) you must have a ton of batteries to power your production war-horse. The camera takes batteries, the lights take batteries, remotes, phones, monitors. Actually, most devices take more than one battery. And every battery set want their own charger. And every charger want it’s out [...]
Interviewing can be scary, it’s true. But never fear: director/producer/seasoned documentarian Marcie Hume will guide you through the process with these 10 tips on documentary interviewing.
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The list of filmmaking books that all filmmakers need to have on their book shelves. These filmmaking books are a film school on your...
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Most people who have been directing for a while have a shorthand way of communicating with their DP. For example, you will typically hear a director say "We'll start Wide then move into an OTS and then a CU." Film crews have most likely done these setups a few hundred times and know h
Are you a solo filmmaker? Know that you’re not alone. Justin DeMers and Ray Tsang chat with Carl Olson on the Digital Convergence podcast to talk all things team of one filmmaking.
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I don't have the greatest camera. I don't have a real crew or anyone who is willing to devote hours of their time chasing my dream with me. No one will see my work anyway. No one even cares. So again, why bother?
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