by FXhome The folks over at FXhome put together a helpful guide on easy, low-budget green screens. You will see a range of affordable green screen options ($20 and under!) and how you can get high quality green screen backdrop for VFX in your own home even on a shoestring budget. Download HitFilm Express FOR FREE: https://fxhome.com/hitfilm-express?ut…Read more "Low-Budget Green Screen Options (for under $20!)"
by The Film Look The Film Look has collected a whopping 100 low budget filmmaking tips that they dish out in less than 10 minutes. They cover an impressive amount of information and give you tips on the entire filmmaking process from script to screen. These tips are great for filmmakers, screenwriters, production crew, cinematographers, and […]Read more "100 Low Budget Filmmaking Tips in 10 Minutes"
by @karenxcheng What a time to be a filmmaker. Shots that used to take tons of expensive equipment and rigging can now be done much more easily, thanks to some developments over the last year – cameras getting much better built-in stabilization and 360 cameras allowing you to reframe shots in post. This is a […]Read more "Behind the Scenes with @karenxcheng"
By Logan Baker, Premiumbeat Here are 5 ways to boost the production value of your video shots on a DIY budget. One of the most valuable online resources for filmmakers and video producers is Ryan Connolly’s YouTube channel and production juggernaut, Film Riot. Film Riot provides actionable content on filmmaking questions, techniques, and gear recommendations. One of […]Read more "DIY Tips for Your Next Shoot"
By VashiVisuals An easy way to make your project look more ‘cinematic’ is to overlay film grain, light leaks or other film-specific attributes. They can be used to emulate film stock, create transitions or for experimental and aggressive looks. There are many expensive options you can buy to achieve these looks…but for the low budget […]Read more "121 Free Film Grain & Light Leaks for Film & Video Editors"
November 11, 2013 by Noam Kroll, premiumbeat.com Trying to get a movie made with minimal financial backing can be frustrating, as tough decisions need to be made early. Check out my first hand tips on creating a killer low-budget film. Sure, you can get your crew to volunteer or call in favors to get your […]Read more "Create a Low-Budget Film That Feels Like a Blockbuster"
October 3, 2013 by V Renée, nofilmschool.com If you’re a no or low-budget filmmaker, making an action flick oftentimes means having to forgo top dollar visual and special effects for more affordable options. If your lack of high-octane explosions and car chases finds you feeling like your film is falling flat, talented filmmaker and editor […]Read more "Low-Budget Editing Techniques for Action Sequences"
July 11, 2012 by VideoMaker One of the most exciting things that has happened to moviemaking lately is that consumer products have approached the level of professional gear. Even ten or fifteen years ago, if you wanted to make a feature film, at the very least you had to shoot it on 16mm, like Steven […]Read more "How to Make a Movie: Low Budget, Big Bang!"