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Key Tips You MUST Consider When Backlighting Your Subject

Key Tips You MUST Consider When Backlighting Your Subject

Key tips for backlighting: Backlighting is an essential part of filmmaking. You must learn how to backlight your subject on set correctly and utilise the effect to the best of your ability; backlighting is a skill in itself. Using backlighting correctly can ensure you achieve that cinematic feel to your shot and elevate the quality […]

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3 YouTube Channels All After Effects Users Must Watch!

3 YouTube Channels All After Effects Users Must Watch!

Top After Effects tutorials: With After Effects becoming even more popular than it was already, there are so many tutorials out there; it’s hard to narrow down which one will be best for you! As the need for animators for TV, Movies, music videos, and even NFT’s are becoming even more popular and companies such […]

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Key tips for organising your After Effects files

Key tips for organising your After Effects files

Organising After Effects files: Nailing your post-production workflow is the key to becoming a fast and efficient editor. One of the most important tasks is to organise your After Effects files correctly to ensure a precise and efficient editing flow to get your work completed on time. In today’s article, we’re going to share a […]

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Filmstro Roadmap + share your ideas with us!

Filmstro Roadmap + share your ideas with us!

Hello, one and all! Seb Jaeger here with an overview of where Filmstro’s at and where we’re headed. Maybe you’ve recently joined via AppSumo, or you’ve been with us for a while and you’re curious about our plans. Or you’re deciding whether to join us. Either way, this article is for you! On our journey […]

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The Top 5 Filmmaking News Sites You MUST Read

The Top 5 Filmmaking News Sites You MUST Read

Top filmmaking news sites: Make sure you stay up to date with industry news, updates and trends. One of the most important things to do as a filmmaker is to keep up with the news – learn how to use new software, understand new filmmaking software, and, most importantly, growth. We must continue to learn […]

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Four tips on how you can improve as a filmmaker

Four tips on how you can improve as a filmmaker

As a filmmaker, you’re always looking to become much better at the craft, but sometimes we get stuck in a rut. We become a little too routine, and we may not progress as quickly as we would hope. Fear not, in today’s article; we will look at some tips to help you improve as a […]

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The Top 3 Audio Editing Software in 2021

The Top 3 Audio Editing Software in 2021

Top audio editing software: Audio is an essential part of the filmmaking process. Poor audio can ruin films, so you must invest in a good audio editing program to ensure you tweak your audio to the best possible quality. But don’t worry, audio editing software doesn’t have to be expensive when you’re shopping around. But, […]

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The Top 3 Cameras for Streaming in 2021

The Top 3 Cameras for Streaming in 2021

Top cameras for streaming: Are you looking to become a streamer? Or, are you already a streamer and need a new camera? Then this article is for you. No streamer ever began their career with a Hollywood style setup; they had modest camera phones or relatively cost-effective cameras. It’s now cheaper than ever to start […]

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3 Quick Tips To Create Cinematic Lighting Immediately

3 Quick Tips To Create Cinematic Lighting Immediately

Create cinematic lighting: Getting that cinematic feel to your footage can take a lot of time. It’s made up of multiple components, including the lighting setup, type of camera, shot composition and much, much more. Lighting is incredibly important for establishing a cinematic feel to your film and there are a few quick tips to […]

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