English: From the movie Love by William Eubank. Film maker William Eubank directs Gunner Wright in a scene shot during the ISS portion of “Love”. A boom pole with microphone and Panavision Genesis camera are visible. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

OK, boom poles are an expensive, but very necessary part of making films.

Don’t use your camera’s microphone!

Here is a great little DIY project by Ryan Connelly of Film Riot, to get you running and gunning.

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