8 Filmmaking Blogs You Should Be Bookmarking Today


8 Filmmaking Blogs You Should Be Bookmarking Today

It seems there’s been an explosion of new sources of filmmaking help sites in recent years.

To help you filter through the clutter, we’ve put together a list of 8 of our favourite sites for all kinds of film and video info. Here is the list below.

1. No Film School


URL: http://www.nofilmschool.com

No Film School (founded by Ryan Koo) is arguably the most comprehensive news resources out there for filmmakers and video producers. Their site is loaded with fresh articles daily, covering everything from industry news, film gear and hollywood production techniques. They also do an amazing job covering the annual NAB Show in Vegas.

2. Philip Bloom


URL: http://philipbloom.net/blog

Philip Bloom is an insanely talented cinematographer who has a genuine interest in sharing his knowledge with the world. A humble guy with a dry (but hilarious) sense of humour, Philip somehow juggles a seemingly busy shooting schedule with writing (filming) in-depth reviews about the latest filmmaking tech. Be sure to check him out on Vimeo, Facebook and Instagram too.

3. Filmmaker IQ


URL: http://www.filmmakeriq.com

Filmmaker IQ has more of a focus on the filmmaking craft with topics covering the history behind cinematic techniques. They also publish “courses” that cover a variety of topics thoroughly.

4. Premium Beat


URL: http://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/

Premium Beat (titled The Beat) is another great resource that brings you lots of technical advice on the best practices in cinematography, editing and VFX.

5. Cinema5D


URL: https://www.cinema5d.com

Cinema5D is one of our favourite filmmaking blogs out there. This site pumps out daily articles covering everything from industry news to video equipment and post-production techniques. They also offer some of the best coverage of the annual NAB Show, bringing you daily updates on new tech releases.

6. Lights Film School


URL:  http://www.lightsfilmschool.com/blog/

Lights Film School is an online film education provider. They have a pretty awesome blog that’s stacked with all kinds of useful info.

7. CheesyCam


URL: http://www.cheesycam.com

CheesyCam is a pretty cool blog covering mostly new tech in DSLR gear. The main dude there, Mr. CheesyCam, is super chill and easy to follow and understand in his video tutorials. Be sure to check him out on YouTube and Instagram too.

8. Fenchel & Janisch


URL: https://www.fenchel-janisch.com

Fenchel & Janisch is a commercial video production company in Frankfurt, Germany. They do a stellar job sharing tips and tricks about everything related to video and DSLR video production.


What your favourite filmmaking that we didn’t mention in this article? Let us know in the comments section below!  


Scott Cunningham

July 15, 2016 at 9:31 pm - Reply

Great list! Al Mooney from Adobe has a pretty helpful blog covering the latest features for Adobe Premiere. Check it out! http://blogs.adobe.com/creativecloud/author/al-mooney/

Amro Maghrabi

July 15, 2016 at 9:48 pm - Reply

Thanks for the suggestion, Scott! We’ll be sure to check it out.


Lights Film School

July 21, 2016 at 9:35 am - Reply

Thanks for the shout-out, Cineflair team! A diverse list. 🙂

Amro Maghrabi

July 26, 2016 at 4:43 pm - Reply

You bet! You guys are doing an amazing job sharing your knowledge with the world. Thanks for doing that 🙂

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