Best Books on Filmmaking for 2020

If you find yourself in a slump, grab a new book and immerse yourself in some fresh knowledge. Spark inspiration and creativity from this list of all time favorite filmmaking books to add to your collection for 2020. Here are our favorite books all about cinematography, lighting, storytelling, and filmmaking in general.

Best Hashtags for Filmmakers


130 Best Hashtags For Filmmaking : The Ultimate List

There are many quick tools out there to help you find relevant hashtags, but not many hand curated lists. As a filmmaker myself, I’ve done some research and pulled together an ongoing list of some of the best hashtags out there to make your work stand out and gain a loyal following.


Top 4 Best Lavalier Mics for Filmmaking

Recording great audio is just as important as visual quality, yet it’s often neglected. Today we are sharing our top four most recommended lavalier microphones for filmmaking.


The Ultimate (free) Fresh 48 Newborn Shot List

Prepping for a fresh 48 or newborn hospital shoot can be exhausting. Check out our free shot list detailing exactly what you need to capture to keep things rolling smoothly, to give yourself confidence, and to be sure you get all the shots you need for the perfect cinematic newborn film.


The Beginner’s Guide to Lifestyle Filmmaking

Learn the ins and outs of how to make your own family video and lifestyle films using a DSLR camera. An introduction into the emerging trend of lifestyle family filmmaking for photographers that want to learn how to take great videos.

How to Take Great Videos of Your Kids


How to Take Great Videos of Your Kids: 7 Tips

Turn ordinary iPhone videos of your kids into memorable, cinematic films that you’ll cherish forever. Here are several helpful tips to show you how easy it is to take great videos of your kids.

Filmmaking for Beginners


Filmmaking for Beginners: How to Make Great Videos

We are diving deep into the basics of how to tell a story using video. I’ll take you step-by-step through my process of getting great shots, using a variety of camera angles, and shooting techniques to evoke emotion and make awesome family videos and lifestyle films.