Types of LensesOpen menu Insert Image Lens Basics Insert Image Prime Lens Insert Image Zoom Lens Insert Image Anamorphic Lens Focal LengthsOpen menu Insert Image Wide Angle Lens (14mm – 35mm) Insert Image Standard (35mm – 70mm) Insert Image 35mm vs 50mm Lenses Insert Image Telephoto Lens (70mm – 200mm) Specialty LensesOpen menu Insert Image… Continue reading Camera Lenses Explained — How Do They Work?
What is a tracking shot? They are really fun to watch, but difficult to film. We’ve put together a list of the best tracking shots of all time. Then we break down everything you’ll need to consider when blocking and planning a tracking shot in your own projects.Continue reading What is a Tracking Shot —… Continue reading What is a Tracking Shot — 25 Best Tracking Shot Examples
Best Tarantino MoviesQT’s Directing StyleQT Directing Tips QT DialogueOnce Upon a Time AnalysisBasterds Breakdown How do you learn filmmaking techniques from a director like Quentin Tarantino? You can watch his films, and learn his filmmaking process with quotes from Quentin Tarantino interviews. We also built a video with directing tips and examples from Quentin Tarantino… Continue reading Quentin Tarantino Interviews, Directing Tips & Quotes on Film
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Types of Camera AnglesOpen menu Insert Image Low Angle Shot Insert Image Eye Level Shot Insert Image High Angle Shots Insert Image Dutch Angle Shot Insert Image Overhead Shot Insert Image Aerial Shot Camera Angle Guide Explore More ShotsOpen menu Insert Image All Camera Shots Insert Image Camera Shot Ultimate Guide Create Free Shot List… Continue reading The Overhead Shot — Creative Examples of Camera Angles
Types of FocusOpen menu Shallow Focus Deep Focus Rack Focus Zoom Shots Dolly-Zoom (Zolly) Tilt-Shift More ShotsOpen menu All Shots & Angles Camera Shot Ultimate Guide Create Free Shot List Now The dolly zoom is one of the most discussed cinematic techniques. You can use them in many ways, but a great director will find… Continue reading What is a Dolly Zoom — Scene Examples of the Vertigo Effect
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Best Nolan MoviesNolan’s Directing StyleNolan Directing Tips Nolan’s CirclesNolan’s Shot List Which are the best Christopher Nolan movies? How do you rank them against each other? Do Christopher Nolan films get better over the years, and how will Nolan’s next movie measure up? We’ve created a list of the best Christopher Nolan movies ranked not… Continue reading Top 11 Christopher Nolan Movies, Ranked Worst to Best (2023)
LED lights have become a favorite for many cinematographers. There are tons of great options available, but knowing which to choose can take some heavy research. Which is the best LED kit for video production?Continue reading 27 Best LED Video Lights for Video Production in 2023
Types of LensesOpen menu Insert Image Lens Basics Insert Image Prime Lens Insert Image Zoom Lens Insert Image Anamorphic Lens Focal LengthsOpen menu Insert Image Wide Angle Lens (14mm – 35mm) Insert Image Standard (35mm – 70mm) Insert Image 35mm vs 50mm Lenses Insert Image Telephoto Lens (70mm – 200mm) Specialty LensesOpen menu Insert Image… Continue reading 14 Best Sigma Lenses in 2023: Canon, Sony, Nikon, & Cine
You want to learn how to become a screenwriter, but every screenwriting article you find is redundant or confusing. We’ve put together a complete step-by-step guide to screenwriting that teaches you how to become a screenwriter, how to find entertainment writer jobs in LA (and elsewhere), and how to sell your screenplay. We also provide videos and… Continue reading How to Become a Paid Screenwriter in 2023: A Step-by-Step Guide
Choosing the right camera is one of the most important decisions for any filmmaker. That’s because your camera can be a considerable financial investment, and dictates the kind of content you’re able to create. There are countless options available, all with their own merit, but often your research can leave you more confused than when you… Continue reading The Best Mirrorless Cameras for Filmmaking in 2023
Filmmakers hear the term 4K video… a lot. We searched around, but could not find a comprehensive list that broke down the definition, history, and practical application of 4K video. So we decided to make our own.Continue reading 30 Best 4K Video Cameras for Filmmakers in 2023
Who is the best movie villain of all time? There are a number of lists that include The Joker, Darth Vader, Freddy Krueger, and Nurse Ratched, but we wanted to make a list that wasn’t so… disparate. In this list, we’re going to give you a list of the best realistic movie villains. These are the… Continue reading 15 Best Realistic Movie Villains, Ranked for 2023
Nikon has been a top camera brand for years, and with the release of their latest camera, we thought it would be helpful to put together a list of the best Nikon compatible camera lenses. We break it down by Nikon lens mounts so you know exactly which lenses go with your camera – and there… Continue reading The Best Nikon Camera Lenses in 2023 [Buying Guide]