DIY green screen

Making your own DIY green screen is a great way to save money when you’re a filmmaker on a tight budget. This is especially the case if you want to…

Showing your film at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is something many amateur and professional filmmakers aspire to. Finding out what drives other filmmakers who’ve achieved this feat is…

iphone 8 leak

Ahead of Apple’s official reveal of the iPhone 8 on September 12, a number of features have been revealed in a iPhone 8 leak, including that it might actually be…

Alfred Hitchcock is widely considered as one of the greatest film directors of the 20th Century and his filmmaking is still influencing directors today. Luckily – thanks to an interview…

Acer has just announced it’s foray into the video camera segment with the Holo360 – a smartphone resembling camera that can shoot 360-degree footage. The camera footage will be compatible…

crowdfunding film

Using crowdfunding to fund your film can be a lifesaver in a industry where demand for sponsorship outweighs the amount available. There’s plenty of choice out there – with Crowdfunder, Kickstarter…

best filmmaking apps

The Video Mode has scoured the App Store to find the eight best filmmaking apps to make your smartphone all you need when filming on the go. The smartphone filmmaking…

CineAlta 6K VENICE

Sony’s main promise with the introduction of its new flagship CineAlta 6K VENICE is what every filmmaker wants: improved picture quality. The cinema camera, which was teased at Cinegear 2017, has just…

Ai Weiwei human flow

Drones have been transforming Hollywood films for a few years now with directors like Martin Scorsese and Sam Mendes using them to capture aerial shots. But Ai Weiwei has gone a step further…

You’ve done your research, scouted out the options and bought the best drone you can get your hands on. Now what? Navigating a drone can be daunting business, especially when…