March 26, 2016 By Simon Cade
Tips for reducing noise when filming at night. Read more →
March 17, 2016 By Simon Cade
How to make the most of natural light. Read more →
January 4, 2016 By Simon Cade
How to shoot video with a cheap camera, and not much equipment.
December 21, 2015 By Simon Cade
The ‘tone’ of a film comes from something you can’t quite put into words. The sound, cinematography, production design, props, location.
November 23, 2015 By Simon Cade
How can we make our films look more expensive & professional?
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September 13, 2015 By Simon Cade
How much can we change a shot with lighting? Read more →
June 20, 2015 By Simon Cade
This week we’re looking at creative ways to use a slider, jib and tripod. Read more →
May 16, 2015 By Simon Cade
How can we use lenses creatively? This week we’re looking at depth of field, focal length, field of view and aesthetics.
May 3, 2015 By Simon Cade
This week we’re going through lots of lighting setups, focusing on the way that we can use lighting to tell a story.
March 14, 2015 By Simon Cade
This week I’m sharing some things that have helped me with my cinematography, from the practical to the creative. Read more →
February 22, 2015 By Simon Cade
Film is a brilliant combination of written word, music, sound and pictures, so this week we’re looking at the ways we can tell a story visually, rather than always relying on dialogue to explain things. Read more →
February 7, 2015 By Simon Cade
This week we’re looking at the deeper meaning behind cinematography choices, starting with framing and composition. Read more →
October 4, 2014 By Simon Cade
Lighting breakdowns are my favourite way to learn lighting. You just can’t help but pickup lots of tips and techniques, and see how the different lights work together. This week we’ve got some more setups, but this time using three lights. Read more →
June 21, 2014 By Simon Cade
There are so many lenses out there, but which features are the most important? And, how can we use these lenses most effectively, for cinematic results? Find out in this week’s video. Read more →
June 14, 2014 By Simon Cade
Lighting is something which seems to be forgotten by many beginner filmmakers, so I’ve put together four lighting setups which will hopefully encourage you to start playing with light!