IQBTS28 Videos

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 It really is time to move on, or at least put some perspective on the Exposure Triangle as an outdated tool in Filmmaking pedagogy.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

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”

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 […]

Deconstructing Pixar’s Underrated Masterpiece: Coco | Beat by Beat

When I saw Disney Pixar’s Coco for the first time, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. The movie struck me hard as few movies have in the past. As an experiment, I went to see it again about 3 months after the initial viewing – and I found that my first reaction to the film – that […]

DIY Inline Dimmer Cable Switch (Lighting)

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ John Hess demonstrates how to wire up an inline dimmer to help control the strength of your lights. Keep in mind that most lights “warm up” when you dim them and unless a CFL says it’s dimmable, you’ll have weird results when dimming those bulbs. As always with […]

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 Long Should Your Shorts [Film] Be? #IQBiTS

Well there’s really no answer but we’ll look at the average Oscar Winning Short film and then break down short films into four categories of general lengths to get some perspective on how long a short film should be.