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Hero Shot: Low angle makes actor appear strong
Video Production Powerful Shot Design
Sure, you can just wing it when you get on location but when you do that, you’re missing the opportunity to do something great. You can luck into a great [...]
Storyboards for a short film
Like directing, storyboarding a video or a short film, is about making decisions. Make great creative choices in your pre production to insure your video [...]
Close Up indicates importance
Video Production Opening Shots!
The human attention span is now shorter than a goldfish’s….about 6-8 seconds. And there’s a lot of stuff in the world trying to get our attention. [...]
Creativity is for both sides
Creativity in Video Production
Do you consider yourself creative? Of course you do. As a video producer you may think you are right brain dominant if you ascribe to the myth that the [...]
StoryBoard Artist Studio 7: Powerful Perfection
Digital Storyboarding Power But what good is power if you can’t wield it? Introducing the new StoryBoard Artist Studio 7, the ultimate hybrid [2D and [...]
Virtual Reality Filmmaking
Is VR Filmmaking for you? Been to any film festivals this year? Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, San Jose? If so, you’ve been flooded with information [...]
Low Budget Tips For Indie Filmmakers
Low budget, hyper-indie films find their footing Update: First of all, you don’t need to have a lot of money in order to make a great film. What you [...]
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Shot Types to Use in Storyboards
Language of Film and Video Conventions in film and video production assign names to commonly used shot types. The shot names are shortcuts for the framing [...]
Post-vis, Pre-vis, Storyboarding? What’s your pleasure?
.”What’s the difference between storyboarding, pre-vis and post-vis? Which tools can help streamline the process of film production?”  [...]
Sound and Silence Spice up Storyboards
Storyboards are usually static images until you take them to the next level: animatics. This means putting them into motion, using transition between the [...]
Spec Scripts to Storyboards
We love movies. We love making them as well as watching them. Some of us even write them. As ‘one of the ones’ who writes scripts, I’m [...]
Storyboard to get production funding
Funding your film/video production Have you written a screenplay based on “true events” or started a documentary project and looking for a way [...]