All About C-stands
Used to execute various lighting and rigging tasks, C-stands are some of the most common objects you'll see on a set. In this lesson, you'll learn what they are and how to use them on your next shoot.
Weekend Challenge: One-Shot Video
Read about our process in making the one-shot wonder Vimeo Video Jam, and then make your very own!
Keeping Cords in Order
Cords are the lifelines of digital video production. It's important to take care of them properly, and in this lesson we'll show you how.
Preparing your gear for a shoot Featured
The night before your shoot is more important than you might think. Planning and preparation can make or break a video production. Here are some tips and tools filmmakers use to ensure they have what they need when they're on the set or out in the field.
Creator Q&A with DOC NYC filmmakers: Bao Nguyen
We met up (in real life!) with three Vimeans who have documentary shorts in the upcoming DOC NYC festival to chat about their films and how they share their work.
Creator Q&A: Google Street View Hyperlapse
Learn how the Teehan+Lax team made a hyperlapse video using Google Street View.
Vimeo Curator Tips: Your Thumbnails and Descriptions
In the first of a series of lessons from our cool guy curators, we talk about the importance of video presentation.
How to make a Behind the Scenes (BTS) video
Learn all of the components of a typical BTS video so you can better document the making of a project, and give audiences a better understanding and appreciation of the final video.
Making of The Seed
This is a collection of movies, storyboards and images taken during the making of short film 'The Seed', which I directed. It was produced by Nexus Productions. Watch…
JESS3 Gmail Making Of Video
It's incredible to think about how much time and energy goes into the making of a short 30-second spot. But when you're talking stop-motion animation, it takes hours and hours…
Tutorial 3 - Lighting - Shot Design - Cinematography
More INFO on the Short Film School DVD http://tomantosfilms.com/store/ Learn what makes great looking images in film, music videos etc. It's not always the camera but how you…
FULL VERSION: How to Make a Treatment
Nina Rosenblum, acclaimed documentary film director, guides you through the basics of how to make a documentary film treatment. To participate in the Shooting Poverty film competition…
Exeter Shot -- Making Of
Brief making of showing some process from modelling to final composition and color grading. http://www.thirdseventh.com/
The Mentawai, Behind the Scenes Documentary
A behind the scenes look at my trip to Siberut, Indonesia with Cale and Will. To read the original blog/journal entry, with more information and drama that went on behind the lense,…
The Story Beyond the Still "The Cabbie" - Behind The Scenes
Introducing the first user-generated HD Video Contest where photographers become filmmakers, and we all see beyond the still. To kick off the contest, Canon asked me to interpret what…
Behind the Scenes on Lucasfilm's Red Tails with the Canon DSLRs
Some behind the scenes from my stint filming DSLR pick ups for Red Tails. Thanks SO much to Rob Wynn at Lucasfilm for this! Please read the blog for all the info on this shoot http://philipbloom.co.uk/2010/05/12/redtails
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