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 "How to Instantly Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"
by Casey Faris, Ground Control Keep Your Media Sorted During Ingest In this quick tutorial, Casey will show you a little tip for staying organized while copying media as a Digital Imaging Technician… Here’s another interesting and more involved article from NoFilmSchool on Digital Imaging Technicians.Read more "Quick DIT Organization Tips"
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 […]Read more "New SLR Magic Image Enhancer Filter Can Improve Your Skin"
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 […]Read more "Free Friday: Ultra High-Resolution Aspect Ratio Templates for Your Next 4K, 5K, or 6K Project"
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 […]Read more "Amazon Launches New Free Screenwriting App: Amazon Storywriter"
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 […]Read more "Tutorial: Your Car is (Still) Your Best Friend for Capturing Smooth Tracking Shots"
August 28, 2015 by Joe Marine, nofilmschool Blackmagic Fusion 8 Public Beta The public beta of Fusion 8 for Windows and Mac is here. The compositing and 3D application used by a number of Hollywood films was purchased by Blackmagic about a year ago, and they released version 7 for free, along with a $1,000 […]Read more "The Free Public Beta of Fusion 8 for Windows AND Mac is here"