Top 10 Best Filmmaking Apps

Reading Time: 7 minutes In this article we look at the best filmmaking apps to add to your toolkit and help make your job that little a bit easier 👍 Now more than ever, the mobile phone is paying a crucial role in filmmaking. Things have come a long way since the days of flip-and-slide phones where the 2MP

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6 Best Gimbals For DSLR Cameras

Reading Time: 7 minutes Looking for a new DSLR gimbal to get those smooth cinema quality shots? Depending on which camera you have, there’s going to be a varying degree of need for stabilization (checkout our article on budget cameras). Indeed, even the best stabilized cameras such as the Panasonic GH5 or Sony A7iii can do with the occasional

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How To Sell Stock Footage – 8 Simple Tips

Reading Time: 6 minutes Stock footage is in high demand these days. More and more brands use stock footage in their campaigns and many editors find themselves in need of complementary or replacement shots for a project. Subsequently that means there is a substantial passive revenue stream waiting for freelance filmmakers by selling stock footage. However there’s more to

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Cinematic Lighting Techniques

Reading Time: 7 minutes Lighting is the key difference between camera operators and cinematographers – learn to light, and you’re stepping into a new playing field, but it can be hard to know where to begin. We all spend time researching the newest camera and lenses, but rarely lights and methods on how best to use them. It’s too

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Basic Video Lighting Tips

Reading Time: 4 minutes Cameras are exciting, which is why we spend all our money on them, but unfortunately it’s only once you’ve depleted your bank account you realise you should have bought some lights too… Video lighting isn’t cheap, good lighting anyway; Quasar, Aputure, Kino, they will all set you back a couple of hundred easily. But there

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