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Best Music Video Directors

Best Music Video Directors

We just finished writing an article about how to direct a music video and we thought we would follow that post with a short inspirational post on some of the best contemporary music video directors. This list below is composed of 5 of the greatest music video...

How to Shoot a Music Video

How to Shoot a Music Video

You want to learn how to make a music video? Becoming a music video director is a dream for many filmmakers. The good news is that there are many independent musicians who don’t have the money or a record label backing them financially, that are nevertheless looking...

Filmmaking: Professional Sounding Audio In Independent Films

Filmmaking: Professional Sounding Audio In Independent Films

When Lights Film School asked me to write a three page blog post on audio for independent filmmakers I said it was impossible. I believe the reason sound is such an overlooked component of the filmmaking process is because not only is not very sexy, but it’s also...

Cinematography: Color Simplicity

Cinematography: Color Simplicity

Cinematography is such an important part of the filmmaking process it’s a shock that more independent filmmakers don’t spend the necessary time to fully understanding the artistic and technical components of color that aid in the construction of breathtaking footage....

Filmmaking: White Balance and Color Temperature

Filmmaking: White Balance and Color Temperature

A Quick Guide to Color Temperature Digital filmmakers are becoming increasingly interested in understanding the technical components that their film ancestors needed to know in order to create professional looking films and documentaries through the Hollywood studio...

How to Secure & Buy Music for Your Film

How to Secure & Buy Music for Your Film

There are different options for obtaining music for your film. The most common options are: 1. Getting music composed specifically for your film 2. Getting music that is already completed and using it in your film 3. Getting royalty free music that gives you...

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