An interview with Farah Rose Smith about getting started in filmmaking

Here at the filmmaking fool, I love sharing my experiences diving into the filmmaking world. I thought it would also be great to share some other start-up stories of filmmakers, writers, cinematographers, festival programmers, actors, and anyone else involved in the film world with you all. I hope to include artists …

Color temperature / white balancing : hot is cool and cool is hot!

I just want to cover the very, very basic theory of color temperature / white balance here. I feel like even just the most cursory look would have helped me a lot when I was first trying to figure out what the heck temperature meant in terms of light! It …

An interview with James Harmon II about starting the Sanford International Film Festival

As the filmmaking fool, I love sharing my experiences diving into the filmmaking world. I thought it would also be great to share some other start-up stories of filmmakers, writers, cinematographers, festival programmers, actors, and anyone else involved in the film world with you all. I hope to include artists …

Pulling focus or zooming: LensShifter is here to help! (Sophia’s Spotlight)

Sophia here, to spotlight low-cost products that might be useful for starting filmmakers! Our first look is at LensShifter! Engineerable (Facebook page) has a crowdfunding campaign happening right now for an excellent little tool that makes it easier to pull focus and zoom (if you must zoom) while shooting video! It’s not quite …