Filmmaking Tips

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Film Like Casey Neistat – How to Shoot Movie Vlogs

When I think of a Casey Neistat vlog, I think of GorillaPods, Boosted Boards, and sunglasses. Above all, I think entertaining daily movies that are undeniably full of style. But, what exactly makes a Casey Neistat vlog so special, and what can we learn by watching his vlogs? In this article, I want to break

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Film Like MKBHD – How to Shoot Tech Reviews

This is a compilation of the core tips you need to know to shoot more like the tech-review master MKBHD. MKBHD, or Marques Brownlee, is one of my favorite YouTube creators and one of the YouTubers I’ve been watching for the longest. Whenever I see a new MKBHD video pop in my subscription feed, I

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Film Like Peter McKinnon – The Internet’s Filmmaker Friend

After watching tons of Peter McKinnon videos, I put together a list of the main ingredients that I consider to be the core essence of a Peter McKinnon video. Let’s learn how to film like Peter McKinnon. Peter McKinnon is one of the names that almost every filmmaker, videographer, or even photographer knows. He’s super

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Film Like Parker Walbeck – A Professional Communicator

After watching nearly all the videos on his YouTube channel (and film school), here are my thoughts on how to film more like Parker Walbeck. Parker Walbeck has a successful YouTube channel with 1.5million+ subscribers and a super successful (and awesome) online film school called Full Time Filmmaker. He also used to be a videographer

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Film Like Potato Jet – Make Epic Online Videos

After bingeing Potato Jet, or Gene Nagata’s, YouTube channel and two courses, I have compiled the main ingredients to film like him. Here they are. Potato Jet seemed to come out of nowhere. I remember watching him when he had just a (healthy) handful of subscribers and now he is closing in on the 1

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Film Like Matt D’Avella – Minimalist Filmmaker Guide

I love watching Matt D’Avella. Here are some notes I’ve taken after watching tons of his videos. I discovered Matt D’Avella after watching the documentary Minimalism, the documentary he directed, on Netflix. I found him on YouTube short after and was reeled in by his authenticity, humor, vulnerability, and, of course, filmmaking talent. In this

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Film Like Daniel Schiffer – How to Film B Roll

After bingeing many of his videos, here are my main takeaways to film like Daniel Schiffer. I remember the first time I watched a Daniel Schiffer video and was just blown away. The first video I saw was actually his video on how he films epic handheld b roll which is linked below. After that,

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8 Tips for Young Filmmakers to Learn Filmmaking

If you are a young filmmaker or a filmmaker that is just getting started, I’ve compiled a list of 8 tips that will be helpful as you navigate through your filmmaking journey. It seems like only yesterday that I was a young boy, borrowing my mom’s Sony camcorder for the first time. I remember the

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5 Filmmaking Tips I Wish I Knew When I First Started

If I could travel back in time to give myself filmmaking tips, this is what I would tell myself. Making videos has always been my favorite way of expressing myself creatively. I started in junior high with a little Sony camcorder, later studied Video Production in college, and then earned a Master’s Degree in Digital

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