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A Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Filmpac Story

6 years ago, I had a dream and began working on a wild idea: Filmpac. I had been a freelance videographer and filmmaker for some time....

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How To Maximize Your Efficiency As A Filmmaker

One of the most difficult parts of being a professional filmmaker is effectively managing and budgeting your time.

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Filmpac Footage Contributor Program

Want to make money selling footage through a major stock footage platform like Filmpac? This page will walk you through the processs.

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Virtual Reality Is A Sleeping Giant

Virtual reality could be the biggest shift in the way we consume our content since the proliferation of the smartphone.

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The Filmpac Ad Challenge

We know you work hard at your craft, and we want to invite you (yes YOU) to show us what you've got in our 10-day Ad Challenge!

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Will iPhones Ever Replace DSLRs?

Will iPhone cameras ever actually replace high-quality digital cameras, or is that just more fear-mongering on the internet?

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Will 8K Video Ever Become The Standard?

Things move fast in the current video content production world, in terms of both trends and available technology. So where is 8k video?

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Free Clip: Burning Chair

Abstract, mysterious, and dramatic: this thoughtfully-produced free clip of a burning chair will add a dark new layer to your edit.

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Adobe Premiere Pro Vs. DaVinci Resolve

When it comes to professional video editing in the 2020s, two powerful software options stand out: Adobe Premiere Pro vs. DaVinci Resolve.

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The 5 Best AI Tools for Filmmakers

In the world of filmmaking, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer. Here are the 5 best AI tools for filmmakers

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Free Song: Ignition

String quartet-focused tracks like this free song set the emotional tone for your video and bring extra meaning and depth into your visuals.

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The 5 Best Video Editing Computers

As content creators, the computers we use to edit our videos are just as important as the cameras we use to film. Here are our favorites.

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Free Clip: Diverse Hands

This abstract, minimalist free clip can carry undertones of unity, humanity, and simplicity, depending on the context of your edit.

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How Elevate Your Filmmaking Experience With Cinematic Stock Footage

One powerful tool that has revolutionized the filmmaking industry is cinematic stock footage. Here's where to find it.

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3 Factors to Consider When Buying Royalty-Free Video Clips

By focusing on these three factors, you can hone in on the right resources and the right video clips for your needs.

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How Will Artificial Intelligence Impact Video Editing?

AI Technology is here, and it’s here to stay. Here's how creatives and filmmakers can use it to their advantage.

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24fps Vs. 29.97fps

By far, the two most common frame rates in modern American video editing and production are 24fps and 29.97fps. Here's the difference.

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The 5 Best External Hard Drives For Video Editing

There are lots of different drives out there. To help you narrow your search, here are our 5 favorite external hard drives for video editing.

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Free Clip: Digital Scrolling Data

This abstract shot of digital scrolling data on a man's glasses is a perfect way to represent the advances of modern technology.

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The 5 Main Types Of Camera Movement

There are 5 main types of camera movement. We break each of them down and show you how they can help you tell your stories better.

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The Rule Of Thirds: Explained

If you’re a photographer or filmmaker, you’ve likely heard of The Rule Of Thirds. here's a guide on how to apply it and when to break it.

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The 6 Essential Ways To Frame A Shot

The most useful filmmaking jargon relates to how to frame) of a shot. So today, we’re going to list the 6 most common terms.

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The Best Video Editing Apps For Your Phone

A phone can often edit video just as effectively as a computer. Here are some of our favorite video editing apps to get the job done.

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Free Clip: Behind The Scenes

This free, high-quality 4k footage of a clapperboard in a movie studio could have a place in almost any edit.

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4 Recession Tips For Your Video Business

While a recession could force you to do things a bit differently for a while, it doesn’t mean the end of your company and livelihood.

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Mac vs. PC: What’s Better For Video Editing?

Mac vs PC: what's better for video editors? There's no perfect answer, but we dive into the strengths and weaknesses of each.

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5 Best Video Lights

One of the biggest factors in capturing a good shot is light. Here are our 5 favorite video lights currently out there.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions For Filmmakers

We think 2023 will be the biggest and best year yet for independent filmmakers, and here are 4 New Year’s Resolutions to make that happen.

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Free Song: Polaris (Piano Version)

Simple, elegant piano tracks can sometimes be all the music that your video needs. We're giving this one away for free.

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How To Make Your Aerial Shots More Cinematic

Check out these four great filmmaking drone tips to make your aerial footage better and even more cinematic.

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