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The Forgotten War for Color Television

Today we know that 29.97 fps is a hallmark of NTSC video. We may even know the mathematical reasoning behind it. But the war for color television that birthed that oddball number, a war that raged for over a decade and left an imprint on the soul of electronic moving pictures has been largely forgotten… […]

Debunking “High Frame Rate in Cinema” Myths

Support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ I’ve gotten so many comments on my Frame Rate videos that I had to do another one address all the false analogies people keep writing… Show notes on our site: https://filmmakeriq.com/2019/12/busting-high-frame-rate-cinema-myths/ #FrameRate #HFR #24FPS #Cinema #HighFrameRate History of Frame Rate https://youtu.be/mjYjFEp9Yx0 A Defense of 24FPS and Why It’s Here to […]

Why Distance Doesn’t Affect Exposure

You may know about the Inverse Square Law when it comes to light… but does the Inverse Square Law affect the way we expose an image? Maybe you never thought of it, but a random Roger Ebert quote in Citizen Kane got this myth stuck in my head – and now I’m going to explain […]

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

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 It really is time to move on, or at least put some perspective on the Exposure Triangle as an outdated tool in Filmmaking pedagogy.

John Performs a Jazz Cover of The Godfather

I got a chance to host a Cabaret type show showcasing my favorite songs from the last 100 years of cinema. I threw up a couple mics and a camera to see what I could get – so here for the first time on YouTube is my arrangement of the Themes from the Godfather! Check […]

The Joys and Sorrows of Interlacing

Check out this episode’s sponsor: New Vision International Film Festival: A lot of shade has been thrown on Interlacing and rightfully so – but Interlacing was actually a useful compromise when Cathode Ray Tube Televisions dominated the scene. We try to shed some light on what Interlacing really was and how that lead to our […]

Avengers: Endgame’s Unique Place in Cinema History [NO SPOILERS]

Consider supporting us on http://Patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Everybody’s talking about Avengers: Endgame but you have to be careful how far you draw the analysis. Endgame is not just “another movie”

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 […]

Outta Sync | A Filmmaker IQ Short Film

Our first official Filmmaker IQ Short! Make sure you check out the Behind the Scenes video where we lay out everything that went into producing this short! https://youtu.be/F_XL6N3cX9g 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 […]

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, […]