Reading Time: 7 minutes In this article, we look at the best GoPro gimbals for filmmakers on a budget. At first glance, you may not feel that your GoPro really needs a gimbal or stabilizer. Certainly, these days the latest models such as the Hero Black 7 upwards have some incredible in-house stabilisation built-in. Indeed, action camera footage has
Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you prepared for filming during a pandemic? If not, don’t worry, we have plenty of advice to help you keep safe. As you know, the film industry has gone through some changes this year. Due to Covid-19 filmmakers will now have to adapt to new social distancing rules. This is particularly hard on a
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
Reading Time: 3 minutes Every film set needs film production insurance. Filmmaking is, after all, a huge investment. By all means, protect yourself and your crew from potential liability claims. Without insurance, you risk lawsuits, expensive payouts and could even have your production shut down. There are many types of insurance for filmmakers that cover a range of circumstances.
Reading Time: 4 minutes To get paid as a freelancer, you need an invoice. An invoice is a document that lets your clients know how to pay you. It contains information on what work you have done, together with your bank details. Understanding tax and finances as a filmmaker does not have to be complicated. Below we have broken
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at how to create a simple freelancer contract including payment terms, deliverables and copyright. As a filmmaker, you will most likely be working as a freelancer. And this means working temporary jobs for as little as one day at a time. Because of this, you might not get a contract.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Looking for some awesome free drone footage for your video project? no problem we show you where to find the best premium aerial footage. If a YouTuber goes on holiday and does not make a drone montage, did they go at all? And if there aren’t long, placid aerial shots of a small town deep
Reading Time: 4 minutes Having a decent film resume can improve your chances of finding work. Filmmakers will find a resume particularly useful if applying to jobs online. In addition, resume’s can be forwarded to companies and placed on portfolio websites. By having a resume, you make it easier for people to hire you. Below you can find
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at a few top tips on breaking down a film script including a free script breakdown template at the end. Once you have finalised your screenplay, you can enter pre-production. Pre-production is the planning stage of the filmmaking process, and your very first task is to complete a script breakdown.
Reading Time: 5 minutes We’ll start by pointing out the obvious; film production scheduling can be a bit of a jigsaw puzzle. There are so many different factors, all with different priorities that need to be considered when planning a shoot. Firstly, it’s not a case of picking up a script and simply filming from beginning to end. It