Category Archives: TV & Film Production

Why First-Time Filmmakers Should Always Go To Film Festivals

First-time filmmakers often don’t feel confident about going to a film festival and can sometimes feel anxious about submitting their work to the industry judges. Any first-time filmmaker should never (ever) pass up an opportunity to get their video production … Read More »

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Your Essential Guide To Building Your Own Film Set

First-time filmmakers may not have given the idea of building a set much thought, but it’s not actually as difficult as amateur filmmakers might believe it to be or as expensive. The following guide explores what a standard is set … Read More »

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Your Essential Guide To Using Camera Filters

First-time filmmakers may not be aware of the great benefits lens filters can provide to your typical film shots. The following article explores the 4 most common camera filters and explains how you can start using them in your video … Read More »

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Creating ‘Believable’ Blood For Your Horror Film

First-time filmmakers often take a departure into the infamous and surprisingly celebrated B-movie stylings of horror flicks. The main problem most filmmakers have with this genre is getting hold of good quality make-up within a small budget. The following article … Read More »

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Your Essential Guide To Zooming

Much like panning shots, zoom techniques can get overly used, underused and simply misused by first-time filmmakers. The following guide addresses the best techniques for using zooms and helps to make first-time filmmakers aware of when to use such techniques … Read More »

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Your Essential Guide To DIY Sound Effects

If you’re a first-time filmmaker you may not have the budget to create and get hold of top quality sound effects, but there is a way to create such effects from the comfort of your own home. The following article … Read More »

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How To Storyboard Your Video Production

For many first-time filmmakers creating a storyboard can be an anxious task. Some filmmakers feel it is a monumental task to draw and note every shot for their video production. The following article breaks down exactly how to create a … Read More »

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Your Essential 4 Step Guide To Successful Panning

First-time filmmakers are always keen to use camera techniques like zooms and pans, but sometimes that excitement results in them using such shots in the wrong way. The following article explores the concept of the pan shot and how you … Read More »

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Your Essential Guide To Coping With Backlight

First-time filmmakers might not be used to combating backlight and the problems it can bring to a shot. The following article explores what backlight actually is and how you can fight it to maintain good quality images throughout your video … Read More »

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The ‘Must-Have’ Camera Extras For First-Time Filmmakers

First-time filmmakers may think getting the right camera is all that they need to shoot good quality video productions, but they’d be wrong. This article outlines some of the most essential ‘must-have’ extras for your camera to ensure your footage … Read More »

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