A Quick Guide to Planning your Pre-production Schedule

The sheer number of activities to be completed during pre-production is daunting to any first-time filmmaker. This article shows you how to deal with it.

Are these the Best Lighting Fixtures and Modifiers Money can Buy?

Just like cameras and lenses, lighting fixtures also have their pantheon of gods. Among that list, the Briese focus.2 parabolic reflector and lighting system stands tall.

How I understand the Focal Length of a Lens (Part Two): Focal Lengths

The simplest explanation of what the focal length of a lens really is. Part Two shows how focal lengths affect storytelling.

An Overview of the different Stages of Pre-production (Part Two)

A solid pre-production is the key to any successful production. Let’s break down the stages involved in pre-production and explain their importance.

What is Filmmaking? [Part One]

Who is a filmmaker? A Filmmaker is one who takes the onus of a feature film from beginning to end, and most commonly fulfills the dual role of producer and director (or more if impelled to do so). The traditional designations of any feature film have become too professional, with responsibilities demarcated, and boundaries clearly […]