New SLR Magic Image Enhancer Filter Can Improve Your Skin

by Charles Haine, nofilmschool SLR Magic recently released its latest product, the Image Enhancer Pro filter that is targeted at cutting light more evenly across the spectral range. Digital sensors see outside the range of human vision—with especially big problems seeing into the infrared spectrum in ways that humans can’t, resulting in unwanted distortion. While […]

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Free Friday: Ultra High-Resolution Aspect Ratio Templates for Your Next 4K, 5K, or 6K Project

by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool.com Aspect ratios are an insanely powerful visual tool, and aspect ratio templates are a great option for spicing up your work quickly and easily. In one of his best blog posts, prolific editor Vashi Nedomansky shared examples of most every aspect ratio ever used in the history of cinema (there are […]

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Amazon Launches New Free Screenwriting App: Amazon Storywriter

November 30, 2015 by Christopher Boone, nofilmschool With Storywriter, Amazon now provides a free screenwriting app with auto-formatting, and a new gateway into Amazon Studios. Amazon Storywriter is a free cloud-based screenwriting app whose main feature is auto-formatting your screenplay as you type (similar to the Fountain-based Mac app Slugline). Writers can access Storywriter via […]

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Tutorial: Your Car is (Still) Your Best Friend for Capturing Smooth Tracking Shots

October 6, 2015 by V Renée, nofilmschool Forget using expensive dolly tracks or handheld gimbals to pull off beautiful camera moves. You’ve got a car, right? Admittedly, using cars to get these shots is kind of an old school technique that indie filmmakers have been using for a long time, especially before handheld 3-axis gimbals […]

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‘EVERYTHING You Need to Know About the New DaVinci Resolve 12’ by Tristan Kneschke

August 3, 2015 by Tristan Kneschke, nofilmschool The Blackmagic team must not sleep! They just released the first Public Beta for Davinci Resolve 12, which you can download here. Resolve 12 brings over eighty new features to the popular color grading tool, with a host of editing, audio, workflow, and of course, color grading improvements. First, […]

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Frame.io is the Collaborative Workflow Platform We’ve All Been Waiting For

July 30, 2015 by V. Renee, nofilmschool       (Thanks to Robbie Carman of Amigo Media for the heads-up on Frame.io) Collaboration is a major part of filmmaking, but sometimes it seems as though technology hasn’t quite caught up with our increasingly mobile and online workflows. That’s why Frame.io is so exciting. This collaboration platform aims […]

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