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News & Articles
How to Become a Youtuber
To be a filmmaker used to mean film school, studios, and lots of bagels. Now it's becoming a Youtuber.
My RØDE Reel 2021 and the TikTok Challenge
The world's biggest film festival is back with more prizes and a TikTok contest
May Giveaway - Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Pro
MZed Pro members can win this live production, switching, and streaming workhorse.
How to Download and Watch MZed Courses Offline on Apple M1 Macs
You can now Sideload the MZed App on your Macbook or Mac Mini
More MZed Pro member giveaways from FilmConvert and RØDE
Grading multiple cameras and recording wireless audio will be a breeze with these giveaway prizes.
Freelensing or Lens Whacking is a cheap and delightful way to add a unique, creative effect to your visuals.
New Course on ARRI Lighting Systems
Learn to control digital lighting using DMX, RDM, Wireless controls, and ethernet networks.
Winner of the I’m an MZed Pro Contest
We're floored by all of the video submissions from MZed Pro members.
ASC Master Class is Highly Recommended
Currently taught remotely via Zoom, now anyone in the world can take the ASC's cinematography workshop
Important Updates to MZed Pro
MZed Pro members will now have access to every course, period.
New Course: Advanced Editing with DaVinci Resolve
Ollie Kenchington guides you through editing a documentary, commercial promo, multicam music video, and more.
The Magic of Creating Something From Just an Idea
New York City filmmaker Thomas J. Cooksey is a director, cinematographer, editor, and occasional actor.
New Additions to The Secrets of Optics Course
Recently shot lens examples and demonstrations make this course even better.
Keep Shooting, Keep Improving, and Try to Learn Something New Every Day.
Scotland filmmaker Tom Alner sees every film as a chance to get better at his craft.
December Giveaway and Winner Announcement
MZed Pro members are automatically entered to win each month!
"I’m an MZed Pro" Contest
Are you an MZed Pro? Win a Canon C70 cinema camera by making a short video about yourself!
Motion Graphics is Finding Beauty in CGI and in Nature
Italian filmmaker Simone de Gasperis first mastered visual effects before moving to shooting in the field.
To be a good documentary filmmaker, you have to love people
UK-based director, producer, shooter and editor Adrian Storey - aka Uchujin - finds inspiration in diversity of lifestyles.
Monthly Giveaways and Other Member Benefits Coming to MZed
MZed Pro members will automatically be entered to win filmmaking gear prizes.
Stage Time Above Perfection: Filmmaking like a Stand-Up Comedian
New York based filmmaker Jonathan Cortizo shares his approach to improving his documentary skills.
Filmmaking for Photographers joins MZed Pro
Philip Bloom's exceptional course is now available to all MZed Pro members.
How to be the Best Wedding Videographer in the UK
MZed Pro member Philip London shares how he stays passionate about wedding filmmaking.
See MZed Captions in 100+ Languages with Google Chrome
French, Russian, Hindi, Chinese, Spanish, Portugese and many more languages supported.
The Role of Cinematography in a Film Production
What does a cinematographer do during the 5 stages of film production?
Gides is a New Social Media for Creatives
MZed members are invited to become early adopters or supporters
My RØDE Reel is Back with Prizes including $1 Million Cash
The world's largest short film competition is now open for entries.
Video Production in the time of COVID-19
While you wait for filmmaking production work to resume, here are four types of videos that clients are hiring for right now.
Winners of the Master the Moment Giveaway
We're pleased to announce nine winners from around the world
Master the Moment Giveaway
Watch a free lesson and enter to win $4,000 worth of wedding filmmaking prizes!
MZed Members Donate Over 90,000 Meals to Food Bank for COVID-19 Relief
We are humbled by your generosity - thank you!
Learn for Free with MZed
Watch a variety of filmmaking lessons for free - just create a login to get started.
Filmmaking for Photographers Giveaway Winners
12 winners will take home gear, but every entry got a free lesson in camera movement
20 Percent of All Sales to be Donated to Coronavirus Fallout
MZed is donating a portion of all memberships and purchases to Los Angeles Food Bank
Should You Interview Before or After Shooting B-Roll?
In a documentary production, do you interview first, and then decide what B-roll to film? Or do you plan the visuals first and wrap with the interview?
Filmmaking for Photographers Giveaway
Watch a free lesson and enter to win $3,000 worth of filmmaking prizes!
Gifts for Filmmakers and Film Students
It's never too late to give the gift of education to a filmmaker or film student in your life.
Merry Christmas from ARRI and MZed
Celebrate the end of the decade with this ARRI Academy masterclass with Julio Macat.
What does HDR mean?
High Dynamic Range is taking over filmmaking, monitoring, viewing, and projection, but what actually is HDR?
AbelCine Hosts Director of Photography Creative Conference
The 3-day workshop is coming to Brooklyn, NY on December 6-8
Offline Viewing Now Available with Our iOS App
With the MZed iOS App, you can download courses and lessons to your device to watch offline.
MZed is Partnering with RØDE to help you Master Your Craft
RØDE is awarding a 12-month dream internship in Sydney, Australia, and we're proud to offer our education and mentorship to the lucky winners.
5 Video Editing Workflows for Organizing Footage
Media management and organizing footage are essential to video editing. Here are five different styles of workflows that you can use in any NLE.
Mastering Color Joins MZed Pro
The most comprehensive color grading tutorial is now available to all MZed Pro members.
Learn Filmmaking Step by Step
If you're new to MZed and learning how to become a filmmaker, start here.
ARRI Course Subtitles Now Available in Spanish
English and Spanish subtitles enable more filmmakers to watch ARRI courses on MZed.
Now Available: Certificates of Completion
When you finish an MZed online course, shouldn’t you deserve a little recognition? Now you can download and print a certificate of completion.
Using Large Format Cameras in Cinematography
Moonlight’s James Laxton ASC illustrates why a large format ARRI camera is not just for action films.
ARRI Academy comes to MZed
ARRI’s official online training courses will now be available exclusively on MZed.
Learn DaVinci Resolve Before Other Video Editing Software
It might be wise to start your video editing journey with DaVinci Resolve. Here's why.
Watch MZed on your Apple TV
You can watch our courses on your computer, phone or tablet, but did you know there’s an easy way to do it on your Apple TV?
Master Cinematography with Shane Hurlbut
Shane Hurlbut's new course teaches you the ins and outs of lighting, power, and how to avoid getting electrocuted.
Old Cameras are Perfect for Time Lapse
Are your old cameras gathering dust? Repurpose them as time lapse workhorses.
Location Scouting with Google Earth
Can't get to the actual location before the shoot? Take a tip from Alex Buono and use these great online tools.
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