by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com
While you’re busy obsessing over your principal photography, your b-roll is over there begging for some attention.
If you’re an experienced filmmaker, you know that all of your supplemental footage requires almost as much planning, preparation, and TLC as your principal photography. Just like with anything you shoot, you’ve got to plan your shots, make difficult cinematic decisions, and be able to change it up at the drop of a hat if you need to, which can be a huge challenge if you don’t really know what it takes to get good b-roll.
If you’re new to this, don’t worry, because filmmaker Darious Britt of D4Darious shares a ton of great insight on how to capture beautiful and effective b-roll for your projects in the video below.
Now, ready to learn about the 10 Things You Should Be Doing When Shooting B-Roll? Ok… here you go.