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 has proven to be an exceptionally

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Understanding Aspect Ratios for Filmmaking

Reading Time: 5 minutes As filmmakers, having a good understanding of aspect ratios is essential.  The frame size you choose to for your short film can really help create meaning and direct the viewer’s attention. In this article, we’re going to cover the three main aspect ratios for filmmaking. A Quick History Lesson On Aspect Ratios… Over the course

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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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