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3 Basic DIY Lighting Techniques for shooting better Film Noir

John Hess delivers 3 basic techniques for shooting better film noir. For more information about the history of film noir check out oru Origins of

5 Elements of Great Chromakey

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Explore the 5 crucial elements of capturing a great chromakey for your production from space, screen, lighting, camera and post and try your hand at chromakey with a Reporter on the Street Short film.

6 Reasons Why We Should Ditch the Exposure Triangle

In this relatively brief 4,000 word video essay John lobs a metaphorical bomb into the cottage industry of “Exposure Triangle” Videos. It really is time to move on, or at least put some perspective on the Exposure Triangle as an outdated tool in Filmmaking pedagogy.

A 24fps Filmmaker Reacts to Gemini Man in 120fps

I forced myself to watch Gemini Man in High Frame rate 120fps and then again in 24fps

A Defense of 24 FPS and Why It’s Here to Stay for Cinema

In this #IQBiTS video, John responds to 7 myths that are commonly brought up by folks on our Frame Rate Video who hate 24 FPS. He further give 2 concert objective arguments on why 24 FPS is here to stay. If you dig the music, check out our music library at Artlist.io using our affiliate […]

Diving into Dynamic Range

Support this channel by becoming a patron on Patreon! http://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ We’re taking an introductory look at the somewhat confusing world of Dynamic Range from the Psychophysics of Human Vision to Gamma Correction on old CRT and modern devices, How LOG works, the impact of ISO and Dynamic Range and shooting RAW using Exposing To the […]

DIY Mechanical Crank Camera Slider

John Hess describes how to mechanize the indiSlider. For full write up and specs check out http://bit.ly/aII7WA

Dual ISO & Dynamic Range (featuring the BMPCC 4K)

Consider becoming a patron on Patreon! https://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ What does dual ISO mean in relation to Dynamic Range? We take the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and demonstrate the unique strategies that emerge when shooting Dual ISO. Diving into Dynamic Range https://youtu.be/2sshGdMgJxQ The Science of Exposure and Metering https://youtu.be/-BHbY9p4BgI The Science of Camera Sensors https://youtu.be/MytCfECfqWc #DynamicRange, […]

Getting Up Close to The Money Shot – Macro with Extension Tubes

With Extension tubes you can get up close and personal with your subjects – turning any lens you have into a macro lens. For a Link to the Lens Extension Kit click on the article below: http://filmmakeriq.com/2012/10/getting-upclose-to-the-money-shot-macro-with-extension-tubes

How to Make Air-Powered Blood Squibs

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Take the full Filmmaker IQ course on the Air-Powered Blood Squibs with sauce and bonus material at: https://filmmakeriq.com/courses/make-air-powered-blood-squibs/ Take a brief tour of the history of Blood Squibs before we demonstrate how to build an air-powered blood squib for a gunshot special effect. Then it’s your turn to […]

How To Use *relatively* Inexpensive DJ LED Lights to Light a Set

Please consider becoming a patron on our Patreon page: http://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ In this #IQBiTS video we explain how we replaced the incandescent lighting on our stage with relatively inexpensive DJ LED lights and some of the things to consider when you set up this system. Here is our Amazon affiliate link to the products we used […]

Making of: Outta Sync

Make sure you check out our first official Filmmaker IQ Short! https://youtu.be/zKfhU9ffUAs PC Master Race will accept nothing less than glorious 60 fps, but John proclaims that 24 will be the frame rate of cinema. Now they have come for their revenge and it is up to the sound man to save the day. In […]