interview

Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1

Review: Cleanfeed for remote HQ audio interview recordings: part 1

Cleanfeed is an online service that uses the Opus audio códec and the Chrome browser to allow for ISDN quality with one or multiple co-hosts and interviews. Cleanfeed…

ART OF THE CUT with Jake Roberts, ACE on “Hitman’s Bodyguard”

ART OF THE CUT with Jake Roberts, ACE on “Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Jake Roberts, ACE was recently nominated for an Oscar and an EDDIE for his editing on Hell or High Water. He also received critical acclaim as the editor on Starred…

Script-Based Editing is Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

Script-Based Editing is Avid’s Untapped Ecosystem

One of Avid Media Composer’s shining gems for narrative editing is its Script-Based Editing interface. It allows editors to click on words in a film, TV show or…

Filmmaker Friday featuring filmmaker Nikola Kitanovski

Filmmaker Friday featuring filmmaker Nikola Kitanovski

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Filmtools decided to take a deeper look into the world of a Filmmaker…

Filmmaker Friday featuring YouTube Superstar Devin Graham

Filmmaker Friday featuring YouTube Superstar Devin Graham

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

A Conversation with Michael Frediani, SOC

A Conversation with Michael Frediani, SOC

Filmtools recently sat down with Michael Frediani, SOC to discuss his nearly 30 year long career as a camera operator. In the ensuing interview, former Society of Camera Operators president…

iKlip Grip Pro grip/pole/tripod/remote for smartphones

iKlip Grip Pro grip/pole/tripod/remote for smartphones

The new iKlip Grip Pro for smartphones has so many features that even three words aren’t enough to encompass them. iKlip Grip Pro is a just-released professional version…

Ask me no questions and I’ll speak in no fragments

Ask me no questions and I’ll speak in no fragments

A sign taped to the door says “Quiet– filming.” This only makes you more nervous. You enter the room: it’s mostly pitch black, except for…

Location Interview Lighting Tips: HMI Lights & Looking into the Lens

Location Interview Lighting Tips: HMI Lights & Looking into the Lens

I recently shot a series of location interviews that will be used as the narrative backbone for a client’s short documentary project. They scheduled a few days of…

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – Mic vs. Mic

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – Mic vs. Mic

In chapter 3 of Adorama Pro 101: The Basics, we examine the differences from microphone to microphone…