The Complete Guide to Instagram Video Sizes & Formats (FREE Template)

Instagram videos are key to successful branding. But that also comes with its own challenges. Like … what’s the proper Instagram video size? What’s the best Instagram video format? What are Instagram video dimensions? In this post, we’ll go through each component of the Instagram video format and explain the best practices for the app.… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Instagram Video Sizes & Formats (FREE Template)

Instagram Promotion — How Does It Work and Is It Worth It?

Since 2016, Instagram has launched their business profiles. These have dedicated features like contact buttons and call-to-actions buttons just for company profiles. But more importantly, they allow you to advertise. Instagram Promotions are newer than ads, and way less of a commitment than an entire campaign. But are they worth it? Well let’s see what… Continue reading Instagram Promotion — How Does It Work and Is It Worth It?

The Essential Music Video Credits Format Guide [with FREE Template]

Credits are crucial in music videos. At the dawn of music video, lower thirds stamped the beginning and end of each video. But that was the 80’s. With all the ways to watch video nowadays, how do you give credit where it’s due? Thankfully it’s easy to master the music video title format. Just keep the… Continue reading The Essential Music Video Credits Format Guide [with FREE Template]

VFX in Netflix’s Mindhunter: Matte Paintings, Composites, and 3D Tracking

When I watch the Netflix series Mindhunter, I’m blown away by how accurate the production design seems to portray the time period. I think to myself, “How do they find these places?” The short answer… they don’t. They find locations that have the right skeleton, and then collaborate with a skilled VFX team to enhance scenes… Continue reading VFX in Netflix’s Mindhunter: Matte Paintings, Composites, and 3D Tracking

The Ultimate Guide to Production Reports

Nobody likes doing paperwork, but sometimes it’s just part of your job. On a film shoot, production reports are how the production office communicates with each department, and vice-versa. Fortunately, StudioBinder makes creating reports easy so you have more time to rest and recharge before the next shooting day. Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Production… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Production Reports

Organize Post Production Workflow to Edit Like a Pro

When it comes to keeping a shoot on budget and on schedule, a clean and organized workflow is everything. Film sets are busy places and as workplaces go, they’re pretty complex beasts, too. Factor in some serious creative personalities, and all that goes along with them, and you start to see just how tough a… Continue reading Organize Post Production Workflow to Edit Like a Pro

The Daily Production Report Explained (with FREE production report template)

Abbreviated DPR or just PR, the daily production report might be the most important documents a producer looks at every day. From video agencies to indie productions, having a up-to-date DPR is necessary for assessing progress, catching inefficiencies, and tracking each production daily expense. In our post, we cover the process with our free production report template… Continue reading The Daily Production Report Explained (with FREE production report template)