Film Career Guide: What Is a Gaffer?

Reading Time: 4 minutes You will have seen the job title gaffer on the film’s credits. But do you know specifically what a gaffer does on a film set? Like all film jobs, the gaffer has a series of professional duties to complete during production. Their position is a mix of both technical and creative expertise. So, whether you

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Panasonic GH5 vs GH5s – Which is Better?

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s a well known conundrum in the filmmaking world – the GH5 vs GH5S. If you’re finding it hard to pick, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Panasonic has really paved the way in recent years with its flagship Micro four-thirds DSLR. Originally released in 2017, the Panasonic GH5 proved to be an exceptionally reliable

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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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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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