Live internet video via mobile is the future. Trust me.
Think ahead before you wrap your talent on the shoot day. It is always a great idea to get some generic versions before you start to strike any location because you never know if the client will change their mind. (Here’s a little tip – the client will ALWAYS change their mind so try to prepare yourself accordingly – start by reading this post.)
This tutorial explains the proper way to set up a media elements folder on your system so that you can keep all of your projects organized and easy to navigate. This tutorial is helpful for any non-linear editing platform including Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. Start here before you begin your first editing project.
Oliver Peters and I have a little chat about what it takes to be a good editor, as well as some advice for those of you that aspire to greatness in the field of post production. A very cool interview that you don’t want to miss.
Stephen Campbell discusses his background in the world of motion picture cinematography and give some key information for anyone looking to begin a career in the camera department.
Professional audio requires a microphone that plugs into your camera. The one that comes with camera isn’t a good solution when you have talent that is speaking. Unless you like the sound of someone talking like they are a mile away . . . that’s up to you.
Stephen Campbell describes his work on the film “Zombieland” as we watch the film’s trailer. If you’re interested in working as a camera operator on feature films this is a very cool video.