Coverage & Cutaways
Prepare your editor with choices in the cutting room by capturing enough coverage and cutaways during your shoot!
Batteries are an essential part of any camera. Learn the basics of powering up to get your video rolling.
Weekend Challenge: Flashlighting
Create a video that uses a flashlight for lighting purposes!
Weekend Challenge: Variations on a Theme
This weekend, pick a subject and mess with it! We're looking at themes and variations.
Screenplay Formatting Featured
This Vimeo lesson will focus on basic screenplay formatting. We will be running through the primary elements you need to know to start your screenwriting career!
Dynamic Range Defined
"Dynamic range" and "latitude" may sound like scary cinematographer words, but we think you're ready to be edified. In this lesson we'll define dynamic range and latitude, and learn some nifty tricks to increase them to attain perfectly exposed footage.
180 Degree Rule Explained! Featured
The 180 Degree Rule is something every beginner filmmaker struggles with as they begin shooting. We've done our best to break it down and make it easy to understand once and for all!
Weekend Challenge: Shoot an Interview
Interview somebody with a good story for this weekend's Challenge.
How to do Time-Lapse Photography
TWIPPHOTO contributor Nicole Young shows you how to make time-lapse photo/videos.
Using a Canon HDSLR (5D Mark II) as a webcam for skype or ustream
At http://planet5d.com, we do live interviews via UStream and we use Skype to help out with that. And, since we're all about covering the new Canon HDSLRs like the Canon EOS 5D…
Framing and Composition
Basic framing and shot composition - in a minute! No point in droning on and on about the Rule of Thirds and all that nonsense, but if you can keep just one idea in mind when setting…
Lightpainting How-to with Photojojo!
Seen those cool ads where they they draw things in mid-air using streaks of light in their photos? It's super easy. All you need is your camera, a tripod, some flashlights, and…
Video Codecs: What to know - Filmmaking Tutorial
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How To Shoot A Wedding Ceremony. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)
the fifth of our tutorials with the last to debut next week. this one is all about lens choice, camera placement, and overall coverage of a wedding ceremony with EOS cameras. brought…
How To Shoot With Tilt/Shift Lenses. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)
from chicago, to the grand canyon and hoover damn, we really traveled far and wide to put this one together. the tilt/shift lenses can be a rather technical set to wrap your head around…
180 Degree Rule - Moviemaking Technique
Here's a video explaining what "the line" or the 180 degree rule is for beginning filmmakers. This video, and a whole series of video like this are now for sale at AMAZON.COM!…
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