4 Simple Steps To Make Your Dialogue Sound Like It Was Mixed By A Pro
The Most Valuable Filmmaking Skill That You Can No Longer Ignore
Quite simply, it’s time to make your sound as good as it can possibly be.
Story & Heart Filmmaker Instagram Feeds to Follow
Great visuals just aren’t enough to stand out in an increasingly crowded and noisy market.
Making the Jump from Photo to Video
Looking for some inspiration? Here are some awesome Instagram accounts from Story & Heart filmmakers to get your creativity flowing.
7 Ways to Be a Better Networker
After nearly 14 years as a photojournalist, Brent Foster made the leap to video storytelling. Here’s what he learned along the way.
The Spark of a Story (Free On Set with The Delivery Men Content)
Networking can be challenging, but it will help you make connections and find collaborators as a filmmaker. Here are 7 ways to be a better networker.
Great Apps to Aid the Filmmaking Process: Pre-Production
Want to learn more about our new course, On Set with Joe Simon and The Delivery Men? Here’s part of a free tutorial describing their story-building process.
Better On Set Experiences = Better Stories
Looking for tools to make the filmmaking process easy? Here’s a round-up of 13 great apps to help with pre-production.
Going Global: Travel Filmmaking Opportunities and Advice
Want to make your on-set experience as good as it gets? Director Caitlin FitzGerald and DP Eve M. Cohen share their tips for creating safe spaces to tell better stories.
Filming Lava with Tyler Hulett
Can you travel the world and make films, too? Hear how Scott Martin, the production manager for Holland America does it—plus, learn about 2 awesome opportunities to work with Scott and Princess Cruises.
Be Unafraid: 10 Tips for Documentary Interviews
What happens when time-lapse meets freshly flowing lava? Stunning, cinematic footage of a rare (and dangerous!) natural phenomenon. Here's how filmmaker Tyler Hulett shot lava in Hawaii.
5 Takeaways from Being On Set with The Delivery Men
Interviewing can be scary, it’s true. But never fear: director/producer/seasoned documentarian Marcie Hume will guide you through the process with these 10 tips on documentary interviewing.
Go On Set with Joe Simon and The Delivery Men
Here’s a few things we learned about completing passion projects after going on set with Joe Simon and The Delivery Men.
The Best Ways to Market and Distribute Your Documentary
Go on set with Joe Simon and The Delivery Men as they create their narrative short, LOW TIDE.
Invest in Your Education with Shadows & Light
Ready to market and distribute your finished documentary? Here are the best ways to get your film seen.
Finding Your Audience
Ready to invest in your education? Sign up for Shadows & Light, a conference created by acclaimed filmmaker Philip Bloom and Fraser McGruer. Read our interview with Fraser to learn more.
Adobe Updates to Get Excited About
Caitlin Boyle, founder of grassroots film distribution and consultation company Film Sprout, shares her advice for finding—and engaging—your audience.
The New Drone Rules You Should Know About
Adobe just released some great updates to Premiere Pro CC, and we're excited about them. Here's what's new and improved.
Weekly Reading: Inspiration for Working Independently
The Federal Aviation Association released a new set of rules governing drone usage—and yes, they apply to you as a filmmaker. Here's the breakdown.
Side by Side: Sony XLR K1M vs. the XLR K2M
In our #WeeklyReading series, we share the awesome articles we've been stockpiling for the weekend. This week's theme? Inspiration for working independently.
An additional mic will add professional-level audio to your footage. We compare the Sony XLR K2M to the XLR K1M side by side to help you choose the best mic for your setup.