Posts Tagged with: Filmmaking

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The New Normal for Video Production

5 MIN TO READ A year ago, video productions of all shapes and sizes came to a screeching halt. The outbreak of COVID-19 upended the industry, and put many, many people out of work. As the months ground on, creative ways were found to manage shoots safely, and work has resumed for much of the industry. Still, a lot of that work looks pretty…

Hello, Hitchcock: Replicating Angles to Enhance Your Videos

4 MIN TO READ When it comes to getting the right feel for your videos, anticipating your audience’s emotions is key. For lessons on how to do it right, who better to look to than one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, and arguably the master of visual narrative, Alfred Hitchcock? In a fifty-year film career, Hitchcock pioneered a number of visual effects…

Camera Wizardry: Getting the Best Angle

4 MIN TO READ We love hacks. One of the easiest, most economical video hacks with a lot of impact, is understanding how to use camera angles. By tilting your camera, you can instantly communicate recognizable feelings or abstract ideas, like power. A little trilogy named ‘Lord of the Rings’ is full of these clever techniques. Peter Jackson thoughtfully made use of camera angles…