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Top 10 Best Cinematography for 2017

It’s 2018. Three days in and it already feels like it will probably be worse than 2017 based on the “trending topics” creeping up my personal Facebook feed. But, I don’t want to be a downer and a whiner here, at least 2017 gave us some really

KODAK Super 8 “Revival” Camera Update

Do you remember that Kodak Super 8mm camera prototype on display back at CES 2017 in January? Looks like Kodak have recently release some updates regarding their “revival” project that will (hopefully) come to bear fruit in the near future. Much to the mainstream’s surprise back in

Five Must-Know, Time-Saving Filmmaking Tips and Tricks

There are so many obstacles that indie filmmakers working on a shoestring budget need to tackle on a day-to-day basis. Fortunately, most of these situations tend to stimulate our creative thinking and help us find straightforward and efficient workarounds that can significantly ease things out thus enhancing

Fotodiox PopSpot J-500 Compact Fresnel LED Lights

Compact, focusable and budget-friendly LED Fresnels lights seems to be the thing do for numerous manufacturers these days – there’s the much-awaited and (hopefully) soon shipping Aputure LSC-20 Mini LED Fresnel, there are also the Boltzen LED fresnels from CAME-TV, and at least three more, the names

9 Reasons Why You Should Attend CamerImage Next Year

Poland’s CamerImage is kind of a big deal in the realm of cinematography. Held in November, CamerImage celebrates the art of cinematography like no other festival on the global film festival circuit. Whereas the glitz and fanfare of Cannes and Sundance end up making front page news every year,

Advanced Tips and Tricks for Shooting High-Quality Handheld Videos

Even though 3-axis gimbal stabilizers are ubiquitous these days, the ability to shoot professional handheld videos remains a viable skill for every self-respecting cinematographer. Handheld style of shooting can not only create unique visual aesthetics but if done the right way it can bring your scenes to life

5 Easy In-Camera Tricks to Stylize Your Production

Getting as many in-camera effects as possible is always a recommended approach than trying to achieve the same optical illusion later in post. That way, you’re not only saving time and effort, but the final result is also far more believable and authentic. So, if you’re wondering