Akira Kurosawa is celebrated as one of the greatest film directors in history. He true mastery of the medium is evident in every one of his films. In this video, the guys over at Every Frame a Painting take a look at how use of movement in different planes of a shot elevates a scene from pedestrian to grand master.
Ok, so it's 'branded content' for Kessler Cranes, but garnered a few laughs here as it isn't actually far off the mark.
Cinematographer Jon Kline explains the benefits of using a speed booster to both increase the number of lenses available for your DSLR, but also the effect it can have on your shots.
Mark Boucher provides some thoughts and tips on how and when to make the move into a full-time career in filmmaking.
Sound engineer and recordist Tristan Rose discusses the importance of ADR and his experience in a range of techniques for getting the best from your actors and your equipment in audio post.
Dan Selakovich puts forward a detailed and compelling case for why directors should never edit their own films.
Shaky camera techniques were popularised in the early 2000s by the directors like Paul Greengrass. Dan Selakovich looks at why this technique fails audiences when it comes to theatrical films.