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Want to learn the filmmaking craft or strengthen your skills with help from industry vets whose credits include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Hugo, Mad Max: Fury Road and more? Now you can with Filmmaker U. We sat down with the creators of the online educational hub to get a look at what filmmakers can expect to learn.
Cameras, lights and mics are the backbone of every filmmaker’s arsenal, but are you sure you’ve explored all of your options? There’s plenty of new and exciting gear you have probably never heard of, despite its potential to change the world of filmmaking. We’ve picked out our 5 favorites below.
Canon is sponsoring the Press Suite and the Filmmaker Lounge this year at SXSW. The Lounge will be a place for filmmakers and badgeholders to relax, recharge, escape the crowds, and grab a snack. In the Press Suite, Canon will be offering complimentary clean and check services for Canon services! Canon’s programming will include a Cinematography of Comedy panel, as well as several afternoon fireside chats with filmmakers.
I was fortunate. The director of my first two feature documentaries insisted that we shoot the projects on film. The texture, emotional quality, and pure beauty of capturing life with camera negative was intoxicating. But the greater value to me were the lessons learned from the discipline that film exacts on the production process. These lessons still guide my approach to cinematography in this digital age.
Award-winning Filmmaker, Barbara Green, was on the lookout for a mixer to capture dynamic audio for her recent documentary, Packed In A Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson, and she found exactly what she was looking for once she chose Sound Devices' MixPre-D Compact Field Mixer.
Oscar-nominated, Sundance and Cannes winning director/filmmaker Jessica Sanders talked to ProductionHUB about the challenges of breaking into the production industry and gave a behind-the-scenes look at her film, End of the Line, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year.
A bad video, just like a business card, will decrease your customer base and your image. If your video looks cheap, then what will the customer think your products or services are like? Video is a direct reflection of your business and its quality and trustworthiness. Video marketing is a make or break moment for image. The best marketing is always a work of art. Consumers know this.
Minding The Gap is a fascinating coming of age documentary featuring the adventures of a group of young male friends as they skate around their hometown in Illinois. But the film is far more than a celebration of skateboarding as a sport and a subculture – it’s also an exploration of male friendship and masculinity crafted by the young men who actually lived it.
If I had to pick one constant among independent film festival submissions it would be unintelligible dialogue. The cause of desperation of every director; the bane of every mixing engineer’s existence; the source of suffering of your friends and family, forced to go through a whole movie they don’t understand because the actors’ words simply can’t be heard. This and many other nuances of your film’s sound are the victims of a few often overlooked details, which in turn result in the delivery of a subpar soundtrack, driving your audio post team insane and wasting production money. Good news is these mistakes can very easily be prevented. You can start by tackling a few key issues often associated with your role.
As a filmmaker, especially a student filmmaker, it can be a huge struggle to scrape together the funds needed to be able to create a film — it doesn’t matter on the length.