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Filming Outdoors: What Goes in Your Gear Bag?

Everything from backpacks to production equipment has been redesigned to fit the needs of filmmakers who work alone or in small production teams outdoors. Filmmaker Jamey Warner goes through his packing list for an outdoor shoot.

Produced by students at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the School of Communication.

Filming Outdoors: Weatherproofing Your Gear 

Filming outside means being subjected to a variety of weather conditions. When your project calls for it, filming in potentially destructive weather can be unavoidable. Filmmaker Jamey Warner offers advice for protecting your gear.

Produced by students at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the School of Communication.

Filming Outdoors: What to Wear

Hot or cold, wet or dry, you’ll need to be dressed properly when filming outdoors. Here are some articles of clothing specifically useful for filmmakers to keep you safe and comfortable in a variety of climates.

Produced by students at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the School of Communication.

Filming Outdoors: Tips for Framing

It can be difficult for beginning videographers to frame a scene in a way that’s captivating. While your eye will develop with time, here are some tips that can provide immediate results.

Produced by students at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the School of Communication.

Filming Outdoors: End of Day Habits

Being prepared to film outdoors means having your gear ready for action. Rather than rushing to make sure your equipment is ready before your shoot, follow these steps at the end of your day to make sure you never get caught unprepared.

Produced by students at the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the School of Communication.