Showreel From Scratch – Episode 2: Film-making 101
In this episode of our How To Create Showreel From Scratch series, we will discuss the very basic rules of film-making.
Starting with the necessary shots needed to cover a showreel scene. Followed by some tips on how to create a good-looking close up. That includes choosing the right lens and focal length and the different effects they have. Some basic framing tips to avoid too much head room and negative space. Lastly we will discuss the 2 most important rule: the 180 degree rule and the 30 degree rule.
By following this basic rules and tips you can avoid the most common, beginner mistakes and it will allow you to start creating some more professional looking showreel material.