Directing Notes of Tom Balsamides

  The last few years while I have been directing, I managed to compile a book of notes that in every way helped me to take a step higher in my career. Most of people who are working with me gradually rate me as an effective director. They enjoyed capturing my techniques and dealing with...

John Cassavetes (a great Filmmaker)

by Tom Balsamides John Cassavetes known as one of the greatest filmmakers in history proved his inspiring films with interminable wins and nominations throughout his decade. He’s by far one of my favorite filmmakers. He kept true to his vision. He was an actor’s director. John Cassavetes born on December 9, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA, started...

Which is Better Codec: H.264 vs ProRes 422

by Tom Balsamides As a Filmmaker, I have been asked a hundred times which is a better codec, H.264 or ProRes 422. I don’t like to write long articles, maybe that’s the very reason why I prefer video than words (smiles). I just like to get everything straight to the point. If you are like me...