What is a Normal Lens

Everyone always talks about being normal but no one defines it. You might be thinking it’s the focal length equal to the diagonal of the image but it’s a bit more subjective than that. Let’s dive into the real definition of what it means to be a Normal Lens. Filmmaker IQ Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ

I Watched Babylon and I hated it…

I thought maybe this time Damien Chazelle would deliver something I could love. Then an elephant took a shit on the camera lens. And that’s just the first two minutes.

The History of 20th Century Fox | THE STUDIOS

From Zanuck to Cinemascope, Cleopatra to Century City, Repurt Murdoch to Mickey Mouse – this is the story of one of the most enduring Hollywood Studios around: 20th Century Fox.

Why You Don’t Need to Record in 32 Bit Float….

They say recording 32 bit floating point is a game changer – but that’s only if you didn’t know how to play the game in the first place. I’m not saying it’s not cool but your old 24 bit recorder is plenty capable and I’ll show you how. *** Error – I said 2^32 is […]

What is the Optimal Sampling Rate for Audio? (It’s All About the Aliasing)

Honestly, I don’t actually answer the question in the video. I give some reasons why some engineers say it’s 60 kHz – but that’s about it. What I do cover is Aliasing spurred on by a very interesting question about being the hear the difference between Sine Waves and Square Waves. Sorry for all the […]

Almost every question is an XY Problem +AMA!

I just recently learned this term and now you will too!

The Basics of Setting a Multicamera Stream

Become a supporter on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ New to the world of multicamera live streaming – here’s a run down of all the elements you have to think about and pull together to create a successful multicamera live stream. Thanks to Hollyland Mars 400s for supplying products for this video. Pick up your Hollyland Mars 400S […]

What Non-Creatives Don’t Understand about Motion Picture +AMA

It’s all about choice – and then you can ask me anything and let’s chat.

Do Old Filmmakers Envy the Young? +AMA!

Do you envy the inexperienced? … and ask me anything!