A few times a year I have themed series on the podcast. Past series have included The Business of Hollywood, Foreign Filmmakers and YouTubers. The latest series I’ve recored, but I’ve been sitting on for months now, is Faith in Filmmaking. I wanted to explore how a person’s personal convictions affect their creativity. Although most […]Read more "Nooma Director Santino Stoner on Crossing the 180"
Today on Crossing the 180 we have the guy who made that terrific Nikon D4 short film, “Why”: commercial photographer/director Corey Rich.Read more "Corey Rich on Crossing the 180"
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Today we have Jesse Rosten back for a second appearance on the show. This time to talk about the making of his latest viral masterpiece “Fotoshop by Adobé.” You don’t want to miss this one!Read more "A New Interview with Jesse Rosten About Fotoshop by Adobe"
As premium music license services become more popular in the wake of wedding videographers being sued, here are the top 3 license terms you cannot afford to gloss over when choosing a song to use for your production.Read more "The Top 3 Music Licensing Terms You Can’t Ignore"
Boy, the professional wedding filmmaking industry has had an exciting past three months, most notably because of the same number of viral videos by three leaders in the industry. First David Robin’s “Dirty Bit” wedding day music video. Next up was Loyd Calomay’s “Inception Reception” concept video. Now, last week, BMX and wedding filmmaker extraordinaire […]Read more "The Double Edged Sword of Pro Wedding Videos Going Viral"
Perhaps the most commonly-asked question among new filmmakers and videographers (especially in the event filmmaking world) is, “Can I use popular music in my video if I pay for it? Or if the client gives it to me?” The answer is an unequivocal NO. Technically, if you use popular music in your video without the […]Read more "Filmmaking and the Power of Composition (the Musical Kind)"
Feature image © MITO Settembre Musica. Creative Commons 2.0. GET MORE FREE EDUCATION ON TOPICS LIKE THIS If you find articles like this helpful, sign up for my email list, for more in-depth FREE education for professional creatives on topics needed to run and be successful in their craft and business. Perhaps one of the most often […]Read more "How to Legally Use Music in Your Films and Videos"
Well, it’s the moment you all have been waiting for. The official release of “The Art and Business of DSLR Filmmaking” webinar recording. This a QuickTime video recording of the 2-part live webinar I did on the DV Show. It’s designed for those of you who are new to DSLR filmmaking or are considering getting […]Read more "Save Up to $500 in Filmmaking Goodies"
The savvy sci-fan fan will recognize this blog title as the official title of George Lucas’ 4th episode (but, first release) of the “Star Wars” saga. So, it’s only fitting that I name this blog post after the aforementioned movie. First, because it’s the fourth blog post in a series that started April 2 when […]Read more "A New Hope"