by Jo Light There are some basic tools that every filmmaker needs, whether you’re working on a big Hollywood production or a small indie film. And in most cases, you’ll be able to find them in a basic hardware store at a cheap price. Indy Mogul interviewed their site co-founder and famous do-it-yourselfer Erik Beck to get his […]Read more "All DIY filmmakers should think about adding these important (and usually affordable) tools to their kits"
by Jason Boone, nofilmschool Google recently introduced Earth Studio, a browser-based animation tool that allows users to create, customize, and share detailed Google Earth animations. Here’s how to composite Google Earth Studio animations with elements inside of Adobe After Effects. In this tutorial I’ll show you step-by-step how to create an animation inside of Google […]Read more "How to Use Google Earth with Adobe After Effects"
by V Renee, nofilmschool FilmmakerPeter McKinnon shares with you a few really effective techniques in Premiere Pro that might help you become a quicker, more efficient editor. Now, these tips aren’t going to cut your work time in half or save you hours on your edit—I think the only thing that will do that is, like, […]Read more "Quick Tricks That Will Make You a More Efficient Editor"
by Charles Haine, nofilmschool Why Apple is Dropping Cineform and DNx and How It Affects You Users installing the newest refresh of Final Cut Pro might have seen a warning that their media won’t be supported in the future. Apple has put out a full support note giving more information and context to help filmmakers […]Read more "Why Apple is Dropping Cineform and DNx and How It Affects You"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool And no, the drill isn’t quite used for what you think it’s used for… Want to make your smartphone footage more creative than ever? Well you don’t need an expensive camera rig to do it! To get crazy rotating shots, all you need is a drill, a wooden block, some tape […]Read more "Build This DIY Rotating Camera Rig"
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 V. Renee, nofilmschool If you need an emergency dolly for your smartphone camera, this DIY hack is as easy as pie… Want to know how to make your own DIY camera dolly to add dynamic and cinematic movements to your shots? In this video, COOPH shows you how to do it with just a […]Read more "DIY Pizza Dolly"