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There’s a lot of lighting terminology out there and it can be a lot to memorize. We’ve compiled a list of all the lighting term definitions you might need to know.No matter if you’re a beginner videographer trying to learn the jargon of...
Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the size of the production or cost of the camera make a difference? We decided to go to the source and ask two working DP’s to...
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Audio quality can make or break any film or video project. In the world of video production, shotgun microphones are widely considered the go-to standard.
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Like a good video, a video editor is greater than the sum of their parts. There's a range of skills, technical and aesthetic, that a video editor needs.
How you can look your best for your virtual meetin
Virtual meetings have their own set of things you need to consider. It’s imperative to look as good as you do on camera as you do off camera.
A cucoloris is a device for casting shadows or silhouettes to produce patterned illumination. You may sometimes hear it referred to as a cookie or even a kook or a coo-koo.Why do we use them?The cucoloris was created to...
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Starting a YouTube channel is like most things in life, having a clear plan is key. Here are five steps that will set you on a path to YouTube success.
What is the best platform to stream on?
Are you thinking of live streaming, but don’t know which streaming service you should use? We will help you pick one in this article.
Whether you’re a pro videographer or a beginner, making a movie is going to require a lot of preparation, time, and work. We will help you through it.

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Tips to shoot a product video
If you want to create flattering and creative product videos for you clients, then you need to know these five tips before you start shooting.
When you think of networking, the image that often comes to mind is a large room of people walking around passing out business cards. Although it is important to get out and meet other professionals in your area when possible, there are so many other opportunities today...
Film directors should never make their actors feel pressured to act
Directors want to get their projects done in a timely manner, but reminded actors of the deadline they're on could really ruin their performances.
Multicamera setup
Multicamera setups can take a lot of work. To help out, we've come up with 6 essential things you need to check before every multicamera shoot.
Tips for renting a camera
Renting a camera can be a great way to save on money and storage. We have a few tips that will help you have the best renting experience.

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