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What is the Optimal Sampling Rate for Audio? (It’s All About the Aliasing)

Honestly, I don’t actually answer the question in the video. I give some reasons why some engineers say it’s 60 kHz – but that’s about it. What I do cover is Aliasing spurred on by a very interesting question about being the hear the difference between Sine Waves and Square Waves. Sorry for all the […]

The Basics of Setting a Multicamera Stream

Become a supporter on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ New to the world of multicamera live streaming – here’s a run down of all the elements you have to think about and pull together to create a successful multicamera live stream. Thanks to Hollyland Mars 400s for supplying products for this video. Pick up your Hollyland Mars 400S […]

Why Yellow Is So Common for TV Graphics

Yellow! It’s everywhere especially in television graphics. But why? Well let’s seriously overthink it and explore some color theory concepts on why this color is the king of graphics color.

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.

Why are Anamorphic Bokeh Oval

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/ […]

The Fundamentals of Tilt Shift Lenses

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 […]

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