Here’s a list of recommended videos about various video production and postproduction topics. This is an evolving list, and suggestions are welcome; suggestions can be made by contacting me via the Contact Form. — David.
- cinematic isn’t CINEMATIC – why filmmakers give hypocritical advice (Zach Ramelan), argues that gear doesn’t matter except when it does; why cellphones can’t do what cinema does.
- Don’t Touch The Fish: Why Student Films Fail (In Depth Cine) outlines fundamental principles to follow if you want to produce a quality student film.
- How To Shoot A Scene With A Single Camera (In Depth Cine) introduces the idea of camera coverage and how to use it to shoot scenes using a single camera.
- How to Tell a Visual Story | Technique Breakdown with Larry Fong, ASC (Indy Mogul) offers essential advice on how to tell a story cinematically.
- The Role in Filmmaking No One Talks About (Paul E.T.) is about a very important job on the set: the focus puller.
- Cinematic lighting explained – Basics, tutorial and ultra-mobile lighting kit – Epic Episode #9 (Media Division) provides a good summary of lighting fundamentals and how to achieve cinematic lighting with modest gear.