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.
It may not be the reason you think it is! Wrapping your head around anamorphic lenses can be tough – here I lay down the REAL reason why anamorphic lenses have that characteristic oval bokeh. Consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ If you want to play with the ray tracer here’s the address: https://ricktu288.github.io/ray-optics/ […]
Support this channel at http://patreon.com/Filmmakeriq In the last Just One Thing – I mentioned that perspective issues were traditionally fixed using tilt shift lenses. Well many of you wanted to see a video on that very topic. So here it is – the basics of what you need to know about tilt-shift lenses! If you […]
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.
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
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
Help support the channel at Patreon.com! https://patreon.com/filmmakeriq You’ve heard his name, but how much do you really know about the mogul that was instrumental to the fall of Edison and the rise of talkies? Grab your popcorn as we dive into the tale of William Fox. If you want more, check out the book: The […]
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… […]
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