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"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com This new site from Apple aims to show users how to get the most out of their iPhone 7 cameras. When companies like Apple and Samsung design cameras for their smartphones, one of the main objectives is to make them easy enough to operate that any user can simply point and […]Read more "Apple’s New Microsite Provides Tips and Tricks for Shooting on an iPhone 7"
by Micro Budget Film Lab …Building A Community Of MicroBudget Filmmakers To Bring New Voices Into Film. Micro Budget Film Lab is a hub of resources and information for aspiring MicroBudget Filmmakers. If you are passionate about getting your film made, take a look around and check out their materials! The Lab is run by a […]Read more "Tips To Making A Microbudget Feature Film"
by 1001fonts.com Lights, camera, action! — here’s 76 Free movie typefaces with the glitter and glamour of Hollywood from popular films both past and present… My personal end credit favorites aside from the traditional Arial, Arial Black or Arial Narrow is use of Eurostile or Avenir typefaces. Of course these look techie or even futuristic, […]Read more "Lights, Camera, Action! 76 Free Movie Fonts"
by Douglas Taurel As a young actor starting out, having your name on IMDb is a strong step in establishing yourself in the business. It is not the be all and end all and in time it will happen. If you want to start building your resume on the mothership of all websites for actors, […]Read more "How To Add Your First Credit on IMDb"
By: David Vine Free Video Editing Software Options As of late 2016 there are only a handful of good free video editing programs. The reasons why I don’t use one of them range from not enough capabilities to the requirement of running a Linux operating system on my PC. However, work is underway to remedy […]Read more "Free Software (and More) For Filmmakers"
By Logan Baker Your film or video project’s first shot is incredibly important. Whether you’re establishing a time and place or unveiling a mystery, a compelling first frame is vital. Top image: A Clockwork Orange via Warner Bros. It’s vital that you make your video or film’s first frame as enticing as possible. Doing so will set […]Read more "Learn to Hook Your Audience With Enticing First Frames"
by Aputure A gimbal isn’t much use if you don’t know what to do with it. In this weeks episode, 4 Minute Film School: 7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS, they cover 7 common camera movements with examples in many of today’s popular films, but also what psychological purpose they serve in your storytelling efforts. These movements are […]Read more "7 Essential GIMBAL MOVEMENTS That Will Help Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"
September 2, 2015 by As a editor, it was essential you bought an iPad, you know for “work stuff.” Now that you’ve got iPad just lying around, isn’t it about time you did something more productive with it than surfing online and watching TV shows? Here are some useful apps that might just assist your […]Read more "iPad Apps For Film Editors"
July 16, 2015 Infographics. Lots and lots of really, really interesting infographics!!! Some inspiration, maybe for your office or home editing suite… Click here and here for lots of fun and goodness. Filmmaking InfographicsRead more "Fun Filmmaking Infographics!"