Shot Reverse Shot in 2019: Reaction Shots, Cutaways, and Coverage
Shot reverse shot may seem like a simple concept, but the truly great filmmakers know how to use it to achieve unique results. Want to make your scenes more dynamic,…
The Hollywood Trenches: 10 Rules for Working With Child Actors
In the world of film and television, filmmakers use child actors for their special brand of talent and, yes, cuteness. But working with children isn’t a walk in the park….
Eye Level Shots: Creative Examples of Camera Angles & Shots
Most filmmakers understand the cinematic power of a shot with an extreme angle, but what happens when you use standard composition and natural camera level for your shot selections? Continue…
Focal Length: An Easy Guide to Using and Understanding Camera Lenses
Every choice you make as a filmmaker will change your footage. Some choices are bigger than others, one of which is focal length. Continue Reading
The Filmmaker’s Guide to Video Frame Rates in 2019
Everyone loves a good slow-motion scene or a shot that speed ramps into an interesting moment. The key to these types of videos begins with understanding and controlling frame rates….