Top 4 Best Background Materials for Green Screen Productions

One of the most important decisions in starting a video studio is what material to use for green screen / chroma key work.

Read more...

The Art of the Cutaway

While you plan the scene and dialog details for your videos, you need to remember to plan for cutaways as you take that journey down the path to good composition.

Read more...

White Balance 101


Some people mistakenly think all you need to do is find a scrap of white paper or card, put the card in front of the camera and press the button marked "White Balance".

Read more...

Custom White Balance and Color Matching for Video

Color matching is an important process for filmmakers.

Read more...

Nine Digital Cinematography Tips

So you know the basics of digital cinematography: medium shots, wide shots, closeups and even extreme closeups. But why do your videos still lack that special zing?

Read more...

9 Basic Camera Moves

Professional videographers usually follow this one rule of thumb: when it comes to camera movement, it must be motivated.

Read more...

8 Tips for Beginners

Its time:  You have the assignment, your script is approved, you’ve checked the camera out of the classroom and you’re ready to go in the field.

Read more...

Deep Frames, Shallow Frames

Shots that accentuate the illusion of depth are referred to as deep frames, while shots that flatten the space along the z-axis are called flat frames.

Read more...

FILMURSA Mini Pro 475x800