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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 […]

William Fox – The Forgotten Hollywood Mogul | THE STUDIOS

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 […]

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