Category: Production

Filmmaking

5 Ways to Keep Sound Happy

Fantastic audio is crucial for making a good movie great. There are a lot of blood sweat and tear the sound department has to go

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A film set with grips and electrics setting up gear.
Film Career

10 Tips For Electrics

Are you dreaming of being in the Electrics Department? Or maybe you already are but want to add to your existing knowledge so that you

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Film Career

12 Tips For Grips

Being a grip is hard work. Being rushed while carrying heavy equipment is never fun. Hopefully the tips below will help alleviate some of the

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A girl shooting in cold weather.
Cinematography

6 Tips for Shooting in Cold Weather

Shooting in cold weather can create stunning imagery for your film. However, it also can be extremely challenging to accomplish successfully. Follow these 6 tips

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Film Career

5 Filmmaking Secrets

Knowledge is power, and that goes double for the film industry. If you’re not learning something new everyday you’re doing something wrong. So to help

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2nd AC slating cheat sheet. Perfect for learning how to slate.
Filmmaking

Why Do We Slate?

Slating is very important. Although it may seem somewhat archaic with today’s technology, there’s a reason why we still do it and we will continue

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Cinematography

30fps vs. 60fps

So you’re here because you’re doing a project and you can’t decide if you should shoot 30fps or 60, or maybe you haven’t started but

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A film shoot doing a long take.
Directing

The Long Take

What is a Long Take? A long take is a shot in a movie that is longer than your average take before showing the next

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A technocrane on the back of a truck.
Filmmaking

What is a Technocrane?

A Technocrane is one of the most unique, complicated, and amazing pieces of gear this industry has to offer. It is incredibly versatile, and when

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