Cinematography

“the art or technique of motion-picture photography.”

7 Expert Camerawork Tips for Filmmakers

7 Expert Camerawork Tips for Filmmakers

Camera tips and tricks, and inspiration, from master cinematographers Daryn Okada, ASC and Patrick Cady, ASC, and more… Pictured above: United Boxing Club, Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, Canadá. Boxing Commercial “Making of”. Photo by Marcos Paulo Prado. Follow @tio.mp 7 Expert Camerawork Tips for Filmmakers   “The first thing …

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3 Need-To-Know Lighting Tips for Student Cinematographers

3 Need-To-Know Lighting Tips for Student Cinematographers

Awesome lighting tips from Peter Levy, ASC, Uta Briesewitz, ASC, and David Moxness, ASC, CSC… Above photo By Kal Visuals. Follow @kalvisuals | www.kalvisuals.com   3 Need-To-Know Lighting Tips for Student Cinematographers   Tip #1 ” My advice to give to students is, don’t think of the fill light as …

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7 PRO Camerawork Tips for Students

7 PRO Camerawork Tips for Students

Camera tips from M. David Mullen, ASC, Paul Wheeler, BSC, Peter Levy, ASC, Paige Thomas, SOC, Gustavo Mercado, David E. Elkins, SOC, and Patrick Cady, ASC… Picture above: production still by @frankiefilms_xu, Boston-based cinematographer and filmmaker. 7 PRO Camerawork Tips for Students   Tip #1 “Just remember that like any …

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4 Master Lighting Tips for Next Generation Cinematographers

4 Master Lighting Tips for Next Generation Cinematographers

Read these great lighting tips for cinematography students and film students. Tips from Uta Briesewitz, ASC, David Moxness, ASC, CSC, Stijn Van der Veken, ASC, SBC and more… Above photo by Daniil Kuželev in Odessa, Ukraine.   4 Master Lighting Tips for Next Generation Cinematographers   Tip #1 “Watch the …

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5 Best Pieces of Advice for Student Cinematographers

5 Best Pieces of Advice for Student Cinematographers

Inspiration and insights for students of cinematography from Richard Crudo, ASC, Anastas Michos, ASC, Ron Dexter, ASC, Hiro Narita, ASC, and Brian Melton, Award-Winning Cinematographer, 2007 ASC Heritage Award… Pictured above: Working On Set, México. Photo by Ritchie Rodas, Filmmaker. Follow @soyritchierodas. | ritchierodas.com   5 Best Pieces of Advice …

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8 Independent Filmmaking Tips

8 Independent Filmmaking Tips

Award-winning filmmakers and creative storytellers share independent filmmaking tips…. Photo by Jakob Owens, Filmmaker and Photographer, LA-PHX. Follow @JakobOwens.   8 Independent Filmmaking Tips   “Probably my most used techniques revolve around working with actors when the actor and script are not connecting. One of the techniques I use is …

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Art, Dance, and Capturing the Quality of Movement

Art, Dance, and Capturing the Quality of Movement

“Out of Ordinary,” 2020 Student Academy Award Finalist, Alternative/Experimental Category Art, Dance, and Capturing the Quality of Movement with Alicja Pahl StudentFilmmakers Magazine: How did you approach directing this short film as a team, with choreographer Luca Signoretti and fellow cinematographer Tobias Buchmann? Alicja Pahl: The Project, “Out of Ordinary,” …

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A Conversation with Stijn Van der Veken, ASC, SBC: Leading Your Audience's Eye

A Conversation with Stijn Van der Veken, ASC, SBC: Leading Your Audience’s Eye

A Conversation with Stijn Van der Veken, ASC, SBC Leading Your Audience’s Eye StudentFilmmakers Magazine: You’re known for your ominous, beautiful dark cinematography and playing with shadows and contrast. Where did your style for lighting come from? Stijn Van der Veken, ASC, SBC: Cinematography is all about guiding the story and the …

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