Every so often, a low budget film produced with affordable gear comes along that is as good as a blockbuster hit made with a huge budget. So how do they do it? It helps to have great production skills and a creative mind to substitute the high cost of production with available resources. Low budget indie films can range from different topics and genre, but the most important thing is the story. It has to catch and hold the attention of the audience while being backed up with smart and captivating cinematography techniques. No matter what resources you use in...
Filmmaking is made more accessible to hobbyists because of the abundance of video tutorials, reviews and mass production of user-friendly cameras and other video gear. But if you’re aiming to turn your filmmaking passion into a mastered skill, investing in the right areas– from gaining significant knowledge to getting the proper camera gear is essential in order for you to have a rewarding experience. The time, effort and resources you’ve spent to mold your passion will clearly show in your work. Commitment to Learn Of course, passion needs commitment in order to drive better results. It will take some time...
This is Derek here again on behalf of ProAm USA. Today, we’re going to talk about the Autopilot Stabilizer a little bit. I think we all know how difficult it is to get smooth footage, but we also realize how important it is too. You’ve got a couple of options You can always mount up to a tripod, slider or something like that, but the Autopilot Stabilizer is going to allow you a lot more versatility to move more freely. Of course, you can get an electronic gimbal or something like that, but the Autopilot is going to be quicker...
Traveling with the purpose of filming and documenting new locales is to see the world like you’ve never seen it before– through your camera. The journey will be difficult, it will be long and it may break you (your equipment that is.) Even with the best-planned itinerary, the entire trip is full of unpredictable elements; changing weather, flight delays, rental car issues, etc. So you need to consider factors like your health, the possible weather events in your destination, your route options, your crew's needs and of course the equipment you will be using for your shoot. "Preparedness is the...
- 4k resolution
- backup lighting
- boom mics
- camera crane
- camera jibs
- camera stabilizer
- Low budget films
- time lapses