Music Video

Watch a Timelapse Music Video on the Microscopic Level

Musician Jon Hopkins turned to the microscopic lens attached to a Canon 5d Mkii for his latest video… For his most recent album Immunity, musician Jon Hopkins wanted to create visuals that would match the colors he sees in his mind when he’s composing his music. The thing was, he would rather they not be computer generated — Read MoreRead More

Making of a Cinemagraph Music Video

There is something hypnotic about the cinemagraph – director Chris Grieder ports over the other-worldliness into a music video for Kelsi Luck: “That’s What I Like”. He explains the process Chris Grieder, director: We shot on a RED Scarlet — mainly at 3k resolution so we could shoot 48fps, but some stuff was shot 4k/24fps. We tried Read MoreRead More

Using a Home Projector for Rear Projection

Sometimes the old techniques can blend with modern tools to create something unique. Michael Murie chronicles a music video shoot that uses a home projector to fill in a background. Rear projection, a technique that involves projecting a background image onto a screen behind your actors, is a technique that was popular in the 40s and 50s, Read MoreRead More

Stop Motion Animation: Shugo Tokumaru – “Katachi”

“Katachi” means “shape”. The video is made with approx. 2000 silhouettes extracted from PVC plates using computer-controlled cutter. Director, Concept, Animation – Kijek/Adamski Production – Katarzyna Rup / Ab Film Production Cast – Artur Cetnarowski Gaffer – Heliograf, Blitz Studio set – PlumArt Marcin “?liwa” ?liwi?ski, Arek Szot, Joanna Kijek PVC cutting – Dawid Krzy?anowski/ My-Art Read MoreRead More

How to Direct a Music Video

From Videomaker: Directing music videos requires the skillful mixing of three rare traits: a good sense of style and creativity, strong leadership, and an extensive knowledge of technology. Though it might seem like few could fit this bill, we’ll show you some helpful tips that can help anyone make sure their talent and crew give them Read MoreRead More

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