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8 Reasons Why Video Editing Takes So Long

As soon as the shooting is over, the itch of quickly getting the final edit out is so difficult to resist. But usually, you have to wait for a while to get to that point. So, why video editors often ask for a relatively long time to edit one. We …

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What is a GAIN in Videography? A Guide for Beginners

When I started to indulge in videography, the various controls in the emerging digital video cameras became quite overwhelming. I became confused with exposure controls as there is more than one option. “Gain” is one of them. Nowadays, cameras come with Automatic Gain Control or AGC in short. But what …

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Video tripod vs. Photo tripod: Are they Really Different?

Is a Video tripod really different from a photo tripod? Will my videos suffer if I shoot from a Photo tripod? To help you shoot great videos, you should know what’s the difference. In recent times, with the surge in tripod sales, you may end up buying a tripod that …

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Why Do Video Cameras Have Such Low Megapixels?

Isn’t it surprising that video cameras have low megapixels? That begs many questions. Why is that the case? Do more pixels mean better video quality? Let’s find out. So, why do video cameras have such low megapixels? In reality, low megapixels cameras offer better quality, low image noise, fast processing, better …

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Do Low Budget Independent Films Make Money?

Any filmmaker who may want to produce an independent film would like to know what he puts in plays a huge role when it comes to determining what the film gets in return. In most cases, the budgets of these films are relatively low. So, one would wonder whether the …

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How Much Does it Cost to Make a Low Budget Independent Movie?

Independent movies or Indies usually are low budget movies. They are made independently without the help or support of an established production house. However, once in a while, famous studios venture into small budget movies too. But the definition of a low budget is subjective from producer to producer. So, …

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What is an Expository documentary| 3 Best Examples

Among the various types of documentaries, the expository ones are common. By the end of this article, you will have an answer as to why that is the case. Read on! What is an expository documentary? An expository documentary is one that has a commentator who talks over both videos …

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How to Make a Professional Music Video by Yourself

Have you always dreamt of making a professional music video? Well, it’s not as hard as you may have thought. With the right tools and guidance, you can come up with a quality music video that your friends, family, and fans will love. How to make a music video by …

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Learn How to Make a Documentary about a Person

Making a documentary about a person involves creating a factual, non-fiction film that portrays an in-depth story about them or a topic they care about. If planning to develop one, consider working with those who are involved in things you are passionate about. Also, choose your subject by looking at …

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How Much Does It Cost To Make A Movie?

Out of all of the art forms, filmmaking is unique in the sense that it is almost impossible to cut corners. Though it is possible to make movies with small budgets, filmmaking is much different than an art form such as music where the constraints and equipment do not dictate …