Does Your Scene Call for Rain? Here’s How to Shoot in It

If the forecast of your film calls for rain, you'll need to know a few things before you hit record.

Rain scenes are awesome! They're sexy, they're dramatic, they're interesting. I mean, the sound of a detective's wingtip hitting wet pavement in search of clues in a dark alleyway is probably the greatest sound known to mankind, right? The problem, though, is that rain is a really difficult element to control on a film set. Whether you're creating it with a rain rig or dealing with the real stuff, there are some very particular methods for capturing rain on-camera, some of which are broken down in this video from StudioBinder.

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