Lessons

  • 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.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Inspiration Motivation - Make Something Now!

    The act of creating something new — whether it be a video, a painting or a soufflé — can be daunting. In this lesson, I will share with you some handy tips for both combating your failure-fears, and utilizing the Internet as a tool for inspiration, not distraction.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Creator Q&A: Faking Paper

    VFX artist Pingo van der Brinkloev gives us a glimpse into his in-depth tutorial series on creating a paper city animation in Cinema 4D.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How to Shoot a Wedding Video

    A wedding can be one of the most important events in a couple's life together, but how do you do justice to the celebration and make sure you capture all the amazing moments? Let's dive in to the world of wedding videography to learn how to prepare for and what to do on the big day.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Foley Artistry Featured

    Most of the background noises you hear in big budget movies are made by foley artists. Find out what they do and why it's an important part of making a movie more realistic and engaging for an audience.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Creator Q&A: Breaking down a stop motion tour of Brooklyn

    Paul Trillo and Landon Van Soest explain how they compiled over 3,000 still photographs to create a one-minute stop motion tour of Brooklyn.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Creator Q&A with DOC NYC filmmakers: Jessie Auritt

    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.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Storytelling the Stillmotion Way: Part 1

    Learn about the art of storytelling from the folks at Stillmotion, starting with the four P's of storytelling: People, Place, Plot, and Purpose.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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