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…

In an era of CGI overload, it’s easy to forget how effects were created in classic Hollywood films. One of the most effective examples of this is Ridley Scott’s original Alien…

LG V30

Mobile filmmakers rejoice, the LG V30 is the new videography tool you never knew you’d need. The iPhone 8 and Samsung Note 8 have both paved the way for smartphone filmmaking…

Short films are a great way to get involved in amateur filmmaking and the 48 Hour Film Project will really throw you in at the deep end. The premise is…