The Filmstro Blog

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Short-Form Documentary: 7 Rules to Follow

Short-Form Documentary: 7 Rules to Follow In 2021, content will be considerably decentralized; moving away from traditional platforms like film and television. Now, you no longer need to have heavy-duty equipment, a set, or a crew to create compelling video content. While high-quality content still performs well, what is considered “high quality” has certainly changed […]

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Special Effects 101: Navigating the Realm of Special Effects

Special Effects 101: Navigating the Realm of Special Effects If you’re in the filmmaking or video editing field, you know how important special effects are. And you probably also know how easy it is for special effects to look tacky and amateurish; the line is very thin. But special effects, when done right, are a […]

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Horror Movie Editing: How To Add The Scare Factor In Your Film

Horror Movie Editing: How To Add The Scare Factor In Your Film Making a horror movie is one of the most challenging tasks. Jumpscares are not the only factor that contributes to how terrifying a film is. Filmmakers who have years of experience can falter at this challenge, but with some helpful tips, you can […]

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How to Record a Voiceover on Premiere Pro

How to record a voiceover on Premiere Pro. Getting a good quality piece of audio recording is crucial for any audio or video project. These days, videos with voiceovers in the background are a popular choice for many creators. It helps creators add a personal touch to their work and make more in-depth content. This […]

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Screenwriting Tools and Tips to Make Pre-Production a Breeze

Screenwriting Tools and Tips to Make Pre-Production a Breeze Have you ever wondered what it is that ensures the success of a film? Well, according to Alfred Hitchcock, it’s one thing: the script. The script acts as the foundation for your film: if the script is good enough, then the film will linger in the […]

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Filmstro V4 is coming. And it’s a WebApp!

We’re proud to announce that we have been very busy over the last several months re-building Filmstro from the ground up. This means we will give you an entirely new product - the Filmstro WebApp - which will become Version 4 of the product we launched way back in 2016. Already convinced? Register your interest […]

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6 Things to Know About Audio Editing

6 things to know about audio editing We may not realize this, but audio carries video. Picture this; you’re watching a beautifully shot video with exceptional camera work and direction but wait, the audio is distorting. There’s background noise, some static, ruining the beautiful shots your eyes are seeing. You’d probably shut it down after […]

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How Ring Lights Can Help Light Up Content Creation Process

How Ring Lights Can Help Light Up Content Creation Process Video is one of the most powerful mediums of communication. Whether you’re a brand or an independent filmmaker or creator, video production done right is a game-changer. Even if your camera-work, camera direction, sound, and script are high quality, bad lighting can make or break […]

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How do I copyright my music for free?

How do I copyright my music for free? Nowadays, it’s quite common to have legal battles over copyright infringements. Whether it’s a song or a creative idea, there are many copyright infringement issues worldwide. As a musician, an artist, or a creative, perhaps this has got you thinking of protecting your work if a dispute […]

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