Digital Filmmaking Tools: Mike Collins Toolbox.

6 indispensable filmmaking tools found in Mike Collins Digital Toolbox that allow him to get the job done without a lot of drama or wasted time. 

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12 pieces of gear that are total life savers on set

We chatted with 5 Story & Heart filmmakers and Academy educators about gear that's a total life saver on any set. Here's 12 pieces of gear they never leave home without.

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8 inspiring movies from 5 inspiring filmmakers.

We posed a question—challenge, really—to Ryan Booth, Joe Simon, Dan and Dana of Gnarly Bay, and Mike Sutton: What are 1 or 2 films that have greatly inspired you and why?

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Sound advice. A conversation with Mark Edward Lewis.

At most, visuals are only half of your story. The other half—sound—is just as important. Some say, it’s even more important. Then, why is it so often overlooked and neglected? It’s complex, and thus intimidating. Right? The truth is, it’s actually not that complex.

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5 lessons from the making of "Fragments" by Joe Simon.

You have just 2 days to film 18 scenes. How would you make it happen? What steps could you take to get everything ready? What could you do on set to make sure your crew stayed on task? With so many moving pieces, there’s a lot to consider in making sure you get everything right. 

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First impressions of the Easyrig Mini.

If you're not looking after body, you're not going to be a filmmaker for long. With that sentiment, as we looked at the stories we were filming for our Sony FS7 review and how tough they would be on our bodies, there was no better time to try the EasyRig and put it—and us—through the paces.

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