The quality of your images is impacted when there are streaks or specks of dust on your camera lens. If you notice your camera lens is dirty, don’t blow on it or use your shirt to wipe it off. The lens is delicate, and you may end up scratching it or otherwise making things worse. […]
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Photoshoots are a great way to capture a specific idea or look you’ve had in mind. However, executing a successful photoshoot can be challenging. There are many components to a shoot, and it can be difficult to communicate exactly what you are aiming for. It helps to thoroughly plan and organize your shoot ahead of […]
It’s exciting to arrive on set and participate in the filming process. However, moving from pre-production to the flurry of on-set activity can be confusing and chaotic. Try not to break the unspoken rules of film etiquette, so you remain professional. Film set etiquette isn’t just for the director and actors—everyone involved has a role […]
Besides having an amazing cast and crew and a great script, one of the fundamentals to a successful film production is stylized lighting. The way you light your shots will help convey the story and set the mood. Lighting can make or break the overall impact you are aiming to achieve with your production. It […]
All the factors to your production process need to be lined up before you begin filming, even if you are shooting for just one or two days. This ensures production can go as smoothly as possible and that you are able to keep things within budget and on time. A production schedule gathers all the […]
Craft services are the items you eat and drink while you’re on a film set. From breakfast to dinner and snacking in between, craft services is an essential part of any production. During a long day of filming, snacks and warm meals are immensely appreciated. The craft services table is a great place for crew […]
Rain can have a big impact on the look and feel of a scene. One of the most valuable tools filmmakers have at their disposal is the ability to artificially create a rain sequence or film outdoors in real rain, in order to cast a certain mood. However, it’s not easy to shoot in the […]
One of the most useful expendables you’ll need for filmmaking is tape—and it helps to know which specific type of tape to get. After all, you don’t want the items you use on set to end up interfering with visuals, or leaving any residue or damage behind once you wrap up. Gaffer’s tape was developed […]
Film crews need a variety of tools to ensure that production projects are completed efficiently and professionally. The tools you bring on set will vary with each individual project. However, there are several items you’ll need each time that will form a foundation for your camera department. Many of these items are expendables—smaller items that […]
Film production equipment needs vary for each shoot depending on a variety of factors, like budget, location, and production needs. However, every shoot will need some basic equipment, whether you’re an established professional or expanding your horizons. To help you get organized for your next production, use this film production equipment checklist!