Crowd Duplication is the VFX technique used to digitally fill stadium seats, streets, and theaters with people when the footage only begins with a handful of extras. Here’s how it works.
How KitSplit Is Reinventing Gear Rental, One Camera at a Time
KitSplit is a community marketplace that’s reinventing gear rental by allowing videographers, filmmakers, and photographers to share cameras and equipment, Airbnb-style.
How to Find the Perfect Music for Your Video and Your Budget
Finding the right music can take a lot of time. Sometimes you know what you want from the beginning, but many times the music creation and/or searching comes after production has ended.
From Concept Albums to VR with Multimedia Artist Nate Mars
NYC-based multimedia artist Nate Mars’ newest record is a collection of ambient, drone, and experimental electronica that calls to mind ’80s soundtrack pioneers like John Carpenter or Vangelis.
3 Shooting Schedule Tips to Help Build Morale on Set
While you always have to schedule your shoots as efficiently as possible, these shooting-schedule hacks can keep your production’s spirits high without going into overtime.
How to Build a Motion Graphics Template in Adobe After Effects CC
Adobe’s new native Motion Graphics Templates allow Premiere Pro users to update the text from graphics created in After Effects, as well as scale, position, color, and more.
Raz Mesinai on ‘Score Design’ and the Underground Producers Alliance
Raz Mesinai got his start in scoring when Hans Zimmer incorporated elements of his music into “Black Hawk Down,” continuing to work on scores that film composers couldn’t conceptualize or produce themselves.
‘Go Up’: How Mashed-Up Stock Footage Reinvented the Music Video
Directed by Alex Courtès, the music video for French duo Cassius’ “Go Up” is a masterpiece of video editing that’s funny, contemplative, challenging, and extremely memorable.
Before You Roll: Stay Organized With Better Shot Lists
Regardless of whether it’s a small documentary or a large production with several dozen crew members, a shot list is key to keeping your production machine well-oiled.