Why Creating Your Own Content Can Lead to Income + Opportunity
With the future of arts funding in question, it’s more important than ever to develop your own income sources as an artist.
What camera gear should I buy?
We answer one of the most common questions we receive from members of the ShareGrid community is "What gear should I buy?"
7 Tips for Networking in the Film Industry
Your network is everything! Being surrounded by an uplifting, motivating network of people who believe in you and support you is crucial to your success in the film industry. In addition to training at a top acting studio, it is very important to know how to network in the film industry. As such, here are seven tips to help you get started.
8 Essential Tips for Shooting High Speed with the Phantom Flex4K
Want to shoot high speed? Check out this fun guide on how to get the most out of shooting high speed cinematography with the Phantom Flex4K.
Full Frame Cinema Camera Comparison - ARRI Alexa LF vs RED Monstro VV vs Canon C700 FF vs Sony Venice
The full-frame cinema camera breakdown you need to read.
Time to Face The Facts About Rental Coverage
Online rental coverage comparison offered by LensRentals, BorrowLenses, Kitsplit & ShareGrid
6 Essential Steps to Becoming a Drone Pilot
When it comes to flying drones, there are a few important steps you should take before calling yourself a drone pilot. Listen up!
Tips on How to Get Filmmaking Jobs with Mandy.com
How to find jobs as a filmmaker is never easy. Thanks to companies like Mandy.com, you can give your career a little boost with these helpful tips.
5 Essential Moves with the DJI Ronin 2
From the MoVI Pro to the Ronin 2, see why gimbals have been a game-changer to indie-filmmaking.
How to Maximize Your Dynamic Range with the ARRI Alexa Mini
There aren't many cameras in the market that handle dynamic range better than the Alexa Mini. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of our dynamic range.
A Filmmaker's Guide to Sensor Sizes and Lens Formats
Discussing acquisition formats, sensor size, lens choice, and how these things will affect the look of your projects, your budget and your workflow.
What is Color Bit Depth?
An easy explanation and guide behind the importance of color bit depth in video cinema cameras.
How to Master Social Media as a Filmmaker: With Jakob Owens
From YouTube to Instagram: A quick guide on how to use social media from the founder of TheBuffNerds.
Tips on How to Shoot the Solar Eclipse
A total solar eclipse hasn't come to the US in 40 years. Get out your camera and don't miss this chance.
5 Essential Tips For Casting Your Film
Casting for your project is never easy. So here are some sure-fire ways to get you the cast you need for your indie film.
What is a Logline and How Do You Write One
Writing a logline is never easy. But if you're seriously about storytelling, then mastering your film's logline is a must.
3 Keys to Success in Becoming an Editor: The Power of 'Yes' with Andrea Maxwell
Becoming a film editor is never an easy or clear path. But for editor Andrea Maxwell, an integral part of the process was simply saying 'yes' to just about everything that came her way.
Learn How to Write Screenplays Online
Finding the right online course for screenwriting takes a little research and an open-mind.
Stop Stalling: The Motivation You Need to Get Your Project on Social Media
A few must-know tips on how to master your social media game for your next project.
Color Correcting as a Modern Day Cinematographer
I sat down with cinematographer and ShareGrid member, Jeff Dolen to talk about color correcting as a cinematographer and how the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel can help.
How Other Passions Can Help You Succeed in Filmmaking
For climber Lucas Preti and surfer Adam Reynolds, a successful film career is about blending the things you love.
How to Prepare and Promote Your Film for Festivals
Promotion is an essential part of the film festival process.
8 Ways To Make Money as a Photographer Without Selling a Picture
Diversifying income is the name of the game for freelancer photographers.
Chase Jarvis on How to Master a Jack-of-All-Trades Film Career
Chase Jarvis shares his secrets to being a master jack-of-all-trades as a filmmaker/photographer.
Color Grading Doesn't Have to be a Chore, Just Ask the Creator of Color Finale
The creator of Color Finale and Color Grading Central shares his story.
8 Great Tax Tips for Filmmakers
Here are some tax tips on how you can save money and avoid nightmares as an artist.
5 Shutterstock Tips for Maximizing Your Content in 2017
Shutterstock's Creative Director helps us understand the company's unique findings.
How to Emulate the Greatest Tracking Shots in History (for Cheap!)
Great tracking shots are easier than ever thanks to DJI, Panasonic, and others.
Happy Holidays: 18 Useful Gifts for Any Filmmaker
Gifts that can help your career and won't break the bank.
Barry Lyndon: How to Shoot Like Stanley Kubrick for Under $6,000
How to low-light shoot like Stanley Kubrick on a budget.
Feeding Your Crew: The Art to a Happy Film Set
This Thanksgiving, give your crew something to be thankful for. FOOD!
Inside FRiFF: The Flying Robot International Drone Film Festival
ShareGrid is proud to be partnering with one of the world's most unique film festivals about drones.
YouTube vs. Vimeo vs. Facebook: Which is Right for Your Videos?
Choosing where to post your video can be tricky. Here's a guide between YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook.
5 Things to Remember When You're Location Scouting
Five tips to save you a location headache while scouting for your next film.