Getting out of a creative slump, writers’ block, or whatever you want to call it has to be one of the hardest most annoying things about being a filmmaker. Trying to come up with ideas and you’re just blank, or maybe not being able to finish a project because you lost the “fire”.
These are a few things that help me.
Often times when we are looking to up our cinematography game for music videos we are told not to worry about the camera and to focus on the lighting. And yes, this is true. But how do you light a music video?
Lighting for music videos is its own art. It’s a matter of being creative and knowing exactly what look you want. lighting is king! SET BUILDING IS KING! That is what separates our low budget videos from the big budget ones.
This started off as a simple visual effects test but then I posted it to my Instagram and a lot of people started to give it attention. All I wanted to really do was integrate a CG car into a real life scene. I had been playing so much Fortnite this past weekend that for some odd reason, everything around me made me feel like I was in a battle royal.
This movie felt fucking long as hell! The runtime was 2h 21m while one of my favorite movies, Fight Club (1999) was 2h 31m meaning that Red Sparrow might have just been drawn out and boring? I DON’T KNOW HOW I FEEL ABOUT THIS MOVIE! Red Sparrow directed by Francis Lawrence (Director of the last 3 ‘Hunger […]
I’ve never done drugs before but from how people talk it sounds as though they see things in bright vibrant colors and slowed down when they are high. Before I create the video I look for references and inspiration. A reference/influence that I use when I am going to make a trippy video is looking is the scene from “Vertigo” where he is in a bad dream.
What separates your film aside from everyone else’s? I used to think it was my camera (which it still kinda is), or lights (which it still very much is). Never mind, what I mean is what is ONE of the things that separates your films from everyone else’s? Movement. Camera movement is so important and […]