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.
Gels and Light Diffusion
Properly diffused light with appropriate gels is one of the easiest ways to make your video look super slick and professional. Here's a quick overview.
Weekend Challenge: One-Shot Video
Read about our process in making the one-shot wonder Vimeo Video Jam, and then make your very own!
Learn the basics of storyboarding!
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!
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.
Acting 101 Featured
To be, or not to be? We may never know for sure, but it isn't as hard as you'd think to convincingly deliver your favorite Bill Shakespeare lines. We got some tips on the basics of acting to help you pull off Hamlet — or a guy trying to save the world from asteroids — with total confidence.
Creator Q&A: Heat things up with a thermal camera
We chatted with DP Adam Donald to learn how he adapted a thermal camera to capture art, rather than science, and to take his temperature on this technology as a medium.
The Wonders of Slating
Slating, or using a clapperboard, is something you've probably seen in movies, but what is it and why is it done?
Black and White Backgrounds
Solid color backgrounds, typically white or black, can help give your video a nice polished presentation. Learn the basics of achieving this sleek look.
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