How to Use a 5 in 1 Reflector for Filmmaking – Best Low Budget Way For Lighting

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Light Reflector – When shooting a low-budget film, you’ll almost certainly be working with a small team and basic equipment. Lighting is the one aspect of filmmaking that, in my experience, gets overlooked in ultra-low-budget productions.  Why? Because the costs of employing professional lighting equipment are prohibitively expensive for some low-budget productions. The number of … Read more

5+ Best Reasons Why A Filmmaker Needs A 50mm Lens | Nifty Fifty Prime Lens

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Why A Filmmaker Needs A 50 MM Lens I started with a pair of zoom lenses and no prime lenses in my filmmaking camera bag while I was creating my filmmaking lens kit for a mirrorless movie camera.  And while these lenses were wonderful for learning how to shoot video with my Sony a7r ii, I … Read more

7+ Video Gear Ideas For Young Filmmakers – Best Equipment To Help Them Filming Today

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Young Filmmakers Gear – Do you have a young filmmaker in your life that you want to help grow to become a better filmmaker? A young filmmaker recently asked me what it takes to become a filmmaker.  A quote from James Cameron was my response to this young filmmaker “Take a camera with you. Something … Read more

Smartphone Camera Accessories – 10+ Best for Video Creators

Smartphone Camera Accessories - 10+ Best for Video Creators

For Video Creators, Smartphone Camera Accessories – Video artists can now create a cinematic aesthetic that rivals many movie cameras thanks to the latest cellphones that are produced every year.  Filmmakers like Zack Snyder, Sean Baker, and Steven Soderbergh have used a smartphone to shoot short and feature films. However, if you plan to shoot … Read more

Best Smartphone Filmmaking Kit Ideas For Social Media – 2022

Best Smartphone Filmmaking Kit Ideas For Social Media

Best Smartphone Filmmaking Kit Ideas For Social Media Smartphones are no longer merely for making phone calls. With the advancement of smartphone technology on a daily basis, we now all have little computers in our hands. These pocket computers, which can also make phone calls, include great camera systems that may be utilized as a … Read more