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5 Things You Should and Shouldn’t Do When Shooting Slow Motion

If you want to shoot better slow motion footage, you might want to consider these dos and don'ts. When's the last time you watched a film or video that didn't...

The Biggest B-Roll Mistakes to Avoid When Shooting on the Run

Here are 5 of the biggest mistakes filmmakers and videographers make when shooting B-roll — and how to avoid them when you’re on the run. It’s sad to admit, but...

5 Things Agencies Look for When Hiring Freelance Videographers

Here are five insights into landing those lucrative freelance agency gigs — and the guide to holding onto them once you do. In my time, I’ve been lucky enough to...

Filming with a Drone: 7 Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make When Using a Drone

If you’re looking to take your filming with a drone to the next level, then we have the perfect guide to level up your drove filmmaking. Here are 7 mistakes...

Cinematography Tutorial: Following The Three-Second Rule

Your shot may look good on camera, but is it good enough for the editing suite? Save yourself (or your editor) some frustration with the three-second rule. As an editor,...

10 Types of Shots and Angles Every Filmmaker Should Know

Here are the 10 types of shots every filmmaker should be using — and how these shots can help you tell your project’s story. Filmmaking is storytelling. There are infinite...

How To Mod Your Own Lenses on The Cheap (Anamorfake)

Budget filmmaking is about finding creative ways to get cinematic looks out of cheaper gear. We took an in-depth look at how to mod your own lenses for more...

Video Tutorial: Determining The Best Lens for Your Project

Which focal length communicates which feeling in which situation? We break down the options down in our latest video tutorial. As a storyteller, I’m constantly trying to determine what focal...

Video Tutorial: Which Frame Rate Should You Be Using?

We’ve all got our frame rate habits, but all film and video projects are different, so one size does not fit all. Here are a few elements to consider. I’m...

Control Your Gimbals Like a Pro with 1A’s New Inertia Wheels

Inertia Wheels from 1A Tools not only combines brass and aluminum wheels to give the operator control of the frame but also seamlessly integrates with other Alpha Wheel-ready apparatuses...