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What’s the Difference Between AVCHD and H.264?

Brief overview tutorial on containers, codecs and formats. Also, links to two useful articles below.……



The Sound and Music of Oblivion
In this video we hear how the director and composer of ‘Oblivion’ designed the soundscape for the film.

Via Source: “In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection profile we talk with visionary Director Joe Kosinski about the sound and music of his new film “Oblivion”. Also featured are Kosinski’s behind-the-scenes collaborators include Composer Joseph Trapanese, M83′s Anthony Gonzalez, and Re-recording Mixer Gary Rizzo, and Re-recording Mixer Juan Peralta”.

Source: Michael Coleman’s Blog

Who’s Who on a Movie Crew

If you have the luxury of a film/video crew this video will help you understand their roles and responsibility.

Source: Vimeo Video School

Production Crew Roles on an Independent Film

Here Evan Puschak aka the ‘Nerdwriter’ explains what people do on a film set.

Soucrce: The Nerdwriter


Basic Interview Lighting

Source: Stillmotion.

Three-Point Lighting.

Source: Realm Pictures.

Common Lighting Setups
Shows how to set up for 4, 3, 2 and even 1 point lighting including placement of reflectors outdoors to control lighting in less than ideal situations.

Source: Videomaker