Filmmaking Tips

Game of Thrones — How to Evoke Emotion

This video looks at how Game of Thrones—and the Battle of the Bastards episode in particular—evokes such strong emotions in its audience by making sure every scene has a compelling value transition.   Learn more

Why Comedy Needs Character

Lessons from the Screenplay looks at how Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg wrote Shaun of the Dead to show us a great way to build a story. In the film, the supporting characters and even the story of the world Learn more

DIY Chainmaille Time-lapse

Evan Snider walks us through the process of crafting a completely handmade chainmaille shirt, painstakingly assembled from thousands of copper rings, individually opened, then linked over the course of 66 hours. The finished shirt weighs in at about 25 pounds. Learn more

Filmmaking Tips From Joel Edgerton

  In addition to keeping up a steady onscreen presence in recent years including his much-lauded performance in Loving, Joel Edgerton has been steadily building up a body of work behind the screen as a writer, producer, and director. After Learn more

6 Filmmaking Tips From Wim Wenders

On August 14, 1945, Wim Wenders was born in Düsseldorf, Germany— the very same day World War II fighting ended in the Pacific. While he has said that growing up in post-war Germany was unsurprisingly not the most joyful of Learn more

Nikon Coolpix P1000 Zoom Test

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How To Create an Empathetic Villain

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6 Filmmaking Tips From Antoine Fuqua

The director of ‘Training Day’ and ‘The Equalizer’ shares some words of wisdom.     Learn more

Here are 5 quick tips to “Get Good At Drone Flying” by Matti Haapoja!

Matti Haapoja is a Canadian filmmaker who often uses drones in his videos to get different perspectives. DJI and other brands alike give you a platform through their drones to take smooth, high-resolution video, but getting good at flying them Learn more

Four tips to get cinematic footage from any camera

    If you have any interest in filmmaking then chances are you tend to deal with a bit of gear envy. You could make that movie if only you were shooting on that new 8k sensor! We’re here to Learn more