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I'm a member of a local filmmakers group who get together once monthly to create short films. We pull scripts in a lottery type system and after a month of pre-production, we shoot them on a weekend. Everyone does this for free and mostly out of enjoyment of the process. We also have a lot of aspiring filmmakers on set who are interested in learning by being a part of the production. It's an incredibly enjoyable, low pressure arrangement where I feel like we're able to get creative and have fun. The Problem What's not fun, however, is setting up...

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More than mastering the rules for proper camera settings and filming techniques, a major component that will draw your audience into your film is of course, a good story.A good story doesn’t start on set, it starts in pre-production. The pro filmmaker doesn’t just shoot with the camera, he or she makes the story. We can make up any story and say it’s good, but a pro filmmaker knows that you can’t sell a good story unless:You know and understand your niche. What do you want to be known for? Would you like to be known as the hotshot cinematographer...

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Shooting in 4K resolution is very popular nowadays because of benefits like having a clearer and crispier picture. Still photographers can also take advantage of this amazing feature.

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Wedding videography is a relatively new trend regardless of the fact weddings have happened since the beginning of time. Not only is it a great side gig that provides you with tons of freedom, but you can quickly make it your full time job! But don’t just take my word for it- here are some of the biggest benefits that you’ll see immediately when you start your career as a wedding videographer.   1. Make Your Own Schedule Working for yourself means you get to select whose wedding you film and whose you don’t. That means freedom over your brand...

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Every filmmaker knows that getting proper exposure and color is a key component in making a final product that is more professional and appealing to the audience. In this video, Tom Antos breaks it down into a simple and easy to understand process. You'll learn the basics of using tools like a color checking card to achieve proper exposure in the camera during and post production. He also guides you through some post techniques to fix color and white balance issues. Be sure not to miss this one!

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