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 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… […]

Making of: Outta Sync

Make sure you check out our first official Filmmaker IQ Short! https://youtu.be/zKfhU9ffUAs PC Master Race will accept nothing less than glorious 60 fps, but John proclaims that 24 will be the frame rate of cinema. Now they have come for their revenge and it is up to the sound man to save the day. In […]

Outta Sync | A Filmmaker IQ Short Film

Our first official Filmmaker IQ Short! Make sure you check out the Behind the Scenes video where we lay out everything that went into producing this short! https://youtu.be/F_XL6N3cX9g PC Master Race will accept nothing less than glorious 60 fps, but John proclaims that 24 will be the frame rate of cinema. Now they have come […]

The History and Science of Timecode

Timecode is the heartbeat of modern digital video but it didn’t really emerge until the final quarter of the 20th century. We explore the rise of timecode, the basics of the structure of timecode and modern applications that can help keep your cameras and recording equipment in sync. This video is sponsored by Ambient – […]

Pubcast! (02/9) Day Shift

Come and hang out with us for our day shift pubcast this coming February 9th. Talking all things filmmaking and what’s in the works and answering your secret burning questions

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.

July Pubcast!

Join us for a July Pubcast: a free and open chat session! We’ll dish on our latest work and answer your questions!

June Pubcast!

Join us for a free and open chat session! We’ll dish on our latest work and answer your questions! Full show notes at: https://filmmakeriq.com/2018/06/join-us-pubcast-live-qa-jun-8-2pm-pst/

May Pubcast – Live Q&A

Come hang out with us for our monthly public Q&A session!

#FIQLIVE – The IQ Crew PItches a Reality Show

We’re back! And there’s no telling what’s going to walk through that door! Consider becoming a Patron on Patreon: http://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Also help us out by getting a free trial on Audible! https://audibletrial.com/FilmmakerIQ And get the first audiobook narrated by John himself: http://amzn.to/2GrFeUH Check out the behind the scenes of our sketch by Nicolo Maserati – […]

#FIQLIVE – Level Bot Reprograms the IQ Crew

Join us for our first episode of Filmmaker IQ LIVE! for the new year!! Please consider becoming a patron on Patreon! We really appreciate it! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ And help us out by grabbing your very own 30-day free trial from Audible! A great place to be inspired by new ideas. Check it out here: http://www.audibletrial.com/FilmmakerIQ Lastly […]