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Lighting Tip: Shoot the Fill Side (Just One Thing)

In this quick “Just One Thing” we cover Shooting the Fill Side or the technical term SHORT LIGHTING and how its a very useful starting point when thinking about how to light a subject.

Fixing Perspective Issues with Corner Pin

Consider becoming a patron on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ This is a quick tip about using the Corner Pin effect to fix little issues perspective issues that pop up when shooting.

The Marching Band Trick to Steadier Handheld Moving Shots

Support us on Patreon! https://patreon.com/filmmakeriq John dips into his marching band experience for a tip on how to create smoother walking shots regardless of whether you’re going handheld or using a gimbal #Filmmaking #Camera #Handheld #CameraTechniques

The Editing Techniques of THE BATMAN

Help support Filmmaker IQ on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Following up on our “Just One Thing” regarding the One Frame Ahead a trick – we break down and analyze the timing and edits beat by beat of the new “The Batman” trailer – looking for cutting ahead of the beat and CUTTING ON ACTION. #TheBatman #Editing #Filmmaking

Addendum! The One Frame Trick (Now Rectified for YouTube)

In filmmaking the saying goes, the person who really decides how your movie will look is the projectionist. On the Internet, apparently it’s YouTube. And because of that I felt compelled to revisit this topic and address some points brought up in the comments from the previous “Just One Thing” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E_mi_xNYOk Help support this […]

Editing to the Beat – the One Frame Trick

In this installment of “Just One Thing” I talk about a neat editing trick of forcing the cut one frame ahead of the beat to create a more natural feeling cut when cutting to the beat. Help support this channel on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ

Pulling a Green Key with Something Green in the Shot (AE Tutorial)

Your greenscreen footage has something green in it? Well it’s not a complete death sentence – as long as it’s not identical to the green screen color you may be able to tease it out using the Screen Balance properties of After Effects’ Keylight – John Hess walks through the steps in this “Just One […]