For the on-the-go videographer, a high quality mobile workstation is essential. There are a lot of options and factors to consider. Your needs and budget will help determine which machine to purchase, but factors like CPU and GPU performance, as well as battery life and operating system are all important when purchasing a workstation.
It’s no secret that the difference between good video and professional looking video is lighting. Even the highest quality camera is no substitute for proper lighting. But what lighting situations are the most difficult? More importantly, how do you overcome them? We caught up with a 40-year industry veteran and university professor for some advice.
Pre-production is very important to any movie, and a location scout’s job is one of the more important parts of the pre-production process. Before you head out for your shoot, you need to know where you’re going and what to expect when you get there. This is exactly the responsibility of the location scout.
Sound effects are more than a splashy term for sound dressing; just about every aspect of film audio can be considered a sound effect. We’ll delve into the practical and more fantastical uses of sound effects below.