BY BRAD OLSEN In 2011 Apple released Final Cut Pro X shocking millions of video editors. Apple ended Final Cut Pro (FCP7) as we knew it and started over with a brand new video editing application: Final Cut Pro X. The disruption from this change is still being felt by the film, television, and video industries […]Read more "‘Off The Tracks’ Aims to Clear the Air"
by Grainzilla Short & sweet today come a variety of a few grains and visuals from Grainzilla, along with 5 of their 4K letterbox frames all of which you simply drag & drop onto your footage and manipulate the opacity style any way you see fit. Done. Period. Download them all here. 35mm Digital Grain […]Read more "Grain Freebies by Grainzilla"
by Color Grading Central Make the look of your films stand out with these free cinematic LUTs: https://www.colorgradingcentral.com/f… Inspired from such Hollywood Films as Drive, Max Max: Fury Road and Moonrise Kingdom after getting your film to a good base correction you can easily apply these film looks to your project to give it a […]Read more "Free Cinematic LUTs from Hollywood Films"
BY JOHN FRANCIS MCCULLAGH A good trailer can be one of the strongest marketing tools for your film or video, but a bad one can tank the project altogether. Trailers have come a long way. From long pieces that basically revealed the entire story and would “trail” after the end of a movie, to fast-paced, […]Read more "Make Your Next Trailer Unforgettable!"
by Jason Hellerman, nofilmschool You may have a great idea but the real test is how you communicate it. Learning how to write an elevator pitch is a skill you can’t put a price on. Why? Because we’ve all been there when lightning strikes and that excellent idea comes to life in our minds. Maybe […]Read more "How to Write An Elevator Pitch [FREE Elevator Pitch Template]"
by Joe Petricca, Stage 32 Film festivals can be expensive. But if you do your homework, you’ll find ways to get in with discounts and waivers. To begin with, you should know that I scraped together enough money to make my high quality short film, A Meditation, relying on many favors and friends. The film is […]Read more "5 Tips To Get Into Festivals Without Going Broke"
by V Renée, nofilmschool You don’t need a whole lot of bells and whistles to make your film look cinematic This is probably one of the most asked questions in the indie/low budget film community: How do you make a film look cinematic? It’s a difficult question to answer, because there are so many important […]Read more "Tips on How to Instantly Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"