How to Properly Roll or Wrap a Cable
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.
5 DIY Camera Stabilizers You Can Build Yourself
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...
The C-Stand Explained
C-Stands are an old-time favorite of film crew. They are incredibly versatile and are a great tool to have in your arsenal.
Why Apple Boxes Are Totally Underrated
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.
“Field Of View” Improves Productions Through Philosophy
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...
"My Camera Is Bigger Than Yours" Camera Presentation Download
Download the Presentation Documents from Jeffrey Buras’ presentation from May 17, 2010.