Musician Tara Busch and filmmaker Maf Lewis, aka I Speak Machine, create haunting short films with equally mesmerizing soundtracks, designed to work in perfect symbiosis. We caught up with the duo at Moogfest 2016.
For viewers, it’s exciting to see video quality moving in an increasingly positive direction. But for VFX companies who work with this footage, higher resolution productions provide a whole new set of challenges.
If you don’t live in one of the world’s big production hubs, the internet offers a bounty of crewing rescues to suit your needs. Before scouring the web, however, there are a few important things to consider.
By applying transition effects in between clips or at the beginning or end of a clip, you can easily smooth out or stylize your edit. They can can also be used as a storytelling device.
D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus are two of the world’s greatest documentary filmmakers, and their newest film, Unlocking the Cage, contains valuable lessons for all aspiring documentarians.
The key to having a collection that lasts is to create work that can survive long after fleeting trends or technologies die. Always ask the question: How can I keep this shoot from being dated?
We all love GIFs, those little bite-sized browser-friendly animations. Here’s how you can turn your video content into an optimized GIF in a few simple steps using Photoshop.
Capturing interviews has unique challenges compared to other productions, so it’s important to be dialed in when it comes to lighting, audio, shooting, and interacting with your subjects.
Jason Cushing has been engineering audio for 16 years, witnessing major change in the industry along the way. Read his thoughts on the challenges facing engineers today and what the future holds for the field.
The real key to timelapses lies in your style as a storyteller, because as the tools evolve, the fundamentals stay the same. Once you master the technique, all you have to do is experiment with your compositions.