If you’re on my set, you had better know – or learn very quickly – how to properly roll a cable, that is to properly “over and under” a cable.
There's no excuse for crappy, non-stabilized camera footage. Of course, you don't want to shoot everything on a tripod and camera stabilization devices can be quite expensive. But that's no excuse. So, here are several camera stabilizers you can build yourself. Just...
C-Stands are an old-time favorite of film crew. They are incredibly versatile and are a great tool to have in your arsenal.
Need to lift something? Stand on something? Raise a table? Level a tripod? There are so many uses for an apple box, it’s ridiculous.
I've seen a ton of "how-to" videos on the web showing how to use a specific piece of equipment or how to do a specific technique. These are all fine, and might teach me a thing or two, but very few address knowledge over equipment. One of the most lasting...
Download the Presentation Documents from Jeffrey Buras’ presentation from May 17, 2010.