by Jason Boone, nofilmschool.com In this tutorial, Jason Boone is going to show you how to calculate the per-minute cost of shooting any video format in three easy steps. “It costs me 88 cents to shoot and store just 1 minute of Blackmagic RAW (24fps, 3:1, 6K). How did I come up with this amount, […]Read more "How to Calculate the Cost of Shooting Any Video Format"
by Kit Carson, nofilmschool.com Finding free assets for your film can be tough, which is why we have compiled a massive list of free assets for filmmakers. This list contains some of the best free presets, plugins, LUTs, sound effects, and much, much more. Forking over a bunch of money for great film assets is […]Read more "1000+ Free Post Production Assets You Can Download Right Now"
by Charles Haine, nofilmschool.com Everything Red Giant makes is now free for students and educators! Red Giant has always been good about discounts. Not only does it have a yearly mega sale, but it also is one of the few companies that combines discounts. This means you can combine a student discount with the sale […]Read more "Red Giant Complete Is Now Free for Students and Educators!"
by Daron James, nofilmschool.com Premiere Pro feature aims to organize large-scale projects. Adobe Premiere Pro announced a new I-didn’t-think-I-needed-this-but-I’m-glad-it’s-here feature dubbed “Productions.” Before we dive into exactly what it is. It’s not available, yet. Let me repeat that for our skim-readers: this a “coming soon” situation. It’s like the pre-roll footage before the actual trailer. This […]Read more "Adobe Premiere Pro’s New ‘Productions’ Tool Explained"
by V Renée, nofilmschool.com Drone footage can add a ton of production value to your work if you know what you’re doing. For the relatively inexpensive cost of a drone and an experienced operator (or plenty of hours of practice), you can get some dazzling shots from perspectives you’d never be able to get on […]Read more "Drone Shots You Should Be Using!"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com These tips will help you knock your project out of the park! In this video, Zach Ramelan shares some thoughts about what he learned while shooting a commercial for a gym in Toronto, all of which will not only help you make better films and videos but will also help bring […]Read more "Things You Should Remember to Do on Every Project"
by V Renée, nofilmschool.com As a filmmaker, knowing how to hide a lav on a subject is an absolute must. In many cases, having a boom operator follow your actors around with a mic is an excellent way to pick up dialogue, but if for some reason a boom won’t work (like, if you want to record […]Read more "4 Techniques for Hiding Lav Mics"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com Here are a bunch of tricks, tips, and hacks that will help you edit in Premiere Pro a whole lot faster. Learning the many awesome features within Premiere Pro can take a really, really, really long time, especially if you’re not up to speed on how every single tool works. However, […]Read more "Pro Tips That Will Help You Work Faster in Premiere Pro"
by V Renée, nofilmschool.com You thought you did everything right. You composed your frame beautifully. You moved your camera remarkably. You captured your shot at a high frame rate so you could slow it all down in post to make it look all cinematic and gorgeous, but—some incandescent or fluorescent lights decided to crash the […]Read more "This might be the fastest and easiest way to fix video flicker without any plugins"
by V Renée, nofilmschool.com You don’t need to drop a ton of cash on a camera stabilizer to get smooth shots. Gimbals, monopods, and other camera stabilizers can help you shoot beautiful images, but many of them are hundreds, even thousands of dollars. If you’re a no-budget filmmaker, there are plenty of ways to stabilize […]Read more "Dirt Cheap DIY Ways to Stabilize Your Camera"