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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
Consider becoming a patron on Patreon! https://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ What does dual ISO mean in relation to Dynamic Range? We take the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and demonstrate the unique strategies that emerge when shooting Dual ISO. Diving into Dynamic Range https://youtu.be/2sshGdMgJxQ The Science of Exposure and Metering https://youtu.be/-BHbY9p4BgI The Science of Camera Sensors https://youtu.be/MytCfECfqWc #DynamicRange, […]
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.
Introducing our new series: THE STUDIOS which will feature the history of one of those big monolithic studios that we see every where but know nothing about. On this premiere episode, I dive into the 106 year history of one of the most influential studios of them all: Paramount Pictures. I hope you enjoyed this […]
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Consider supporting us by becoming a patron on Patreon! http://patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Everybody talks about Middle Gray but nobody does anything about it! Let’s focus on demystify middle gray. Make sure you check out our Video on the Science of Exposure and Metering: https://youtu.be/-BHbY9p4BgI
If you liked this, please subscribe (and click the bell) and consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ You’ve finished your short film and it’s GREAT! But now what? Here is a run down of some basic tips and strategies for entering your film into film festivals designed to save you money and maximize your festival […]
John tackles the perennial question: What is the best camera? Consider becoming a patron on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ If you liked the opening track (Boogie Woogie by Jake Bradford ), check out our affiliate link to Artlist.io https://artlist.io/John-3722/?utm_source=Filmmaker_IQ&utm_medium=Affiliate_83&utm_campaign=December