This is the 30th instalment of this feature here on Filmmaking Lifestyle, where we chart the best-of-the-best from around the filmmaking and video production world. This article covers the best posts from March 2018.
Every month, I post a round-up article featuring the best things I’ve found around the web on filmmaking and video production. If you missed one, we have a complete archive here.
We’re talking articles, videos, infographics, all sorts. Anything that stands out to me and that I think is worth keeping in an archive, I’m going to include in these reports.
I post these articles at the end of each month, along with all the regular posts you get on Filmmaking Lifestyle.
The Best Posts Of March 2018
Spring is here!
The flowers are out, the birds are chirping, and the warmer weather is on the way! Yes, spring is (finally) here!
It’s been a really cold winter here this year. Great to finally have some signs of warmer weather in sight.
Been busy as ever at Filmmaking Lifestyle. You might have noticed that we’ve been upping our content game here somewhat. We’re looking to bring the heat as we continue to bring you the best content on filmmaking, video production and the business side of both out there.
Let’s take some time to breakdown the best from around the web from March 2018.
Let’s jump into what we have for you this month!
Filmmaking & Video Production
Helen Mirren thinks Stunt Performers Should Get Oscars
Interesting findings by Bloomberg say, 96.5 percent of all of those trying to become YouTubers won’t make enough money off of advertising to crack the U.S. poverty line.
This is a really useful video on pricing video production jobs:
Viewing the world like a filmmaker, with Iz Harris:
A bit of light entertainment: Do you make films, bro?
Here’s John Ford’s classic advice to Steven Spielberg:
Cool article on how to make Trippy Music Videos like Travis Scott and The Weeknd.
Wes Anderson fan? Here’s How Wes Anderson uses a wide array of sounds to expand his cinematic universe.
Here are 17 Powerful Tricks to Get Better Interviews on Camera:
So what did we have on Filmmaking Lifestyle this month? Busy month this month on Filmmaking Lifestyle where we released 8 articles! We started with an article on the best monitors for filmmaking under $100.
Next up, we had a very well received article on the plight of the modern day indie filmmaker.
Following that, we had articles on building a rockstar team and the best DSLR gimbals around.
We next featured something we don’t cover enough, filmmaking music. Then we looked at the best GoPro for the money and filmmaking with constraints.
We rounded out the month with a piece on the best cameras for filming YouTube videos.
Software, Hardware & Visual Effects
News that Blackmagic Design teasing a new 4K Pocket Cinema Camera.
Interesting Kickstarter campaign for a new mobile filmmaking lens. Shoot amazing cinematic video on your iPhone, Galaxy, or Pixel device. Now you can make your small camera as good as your big camera.
Ever wondered how to change a lens in space?
We can all learn a little from this video: The Basics of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO:
Great tutorial on shooting in bright sunlight:
Picture of the Month
This month’s Picture of the Month is a great infographic showing various film formats exactly to scale, courtesy of PHFX’s Phil Holland:
Video of the Month
For this month’s Video of the Month we have a behind-the-scenes making-of video of Spike Jonze’s Apple Ad for HomePod:
Anything else you’ve found in the filmmaking / video production world online? Let us know in the comments below!
Catch you soon!
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