by V. Renee, nofilmschool Here are some ways to use camera sliders to make your footage look more professional and cinematic. Here are the moves Parker Walbeck talks about in the video: Side-to-side Push-in/Pull-out Parallax Low mode Aerial Oh, so much more here to post the look and feel of your next video… AdvertisementsRead more "5 Cinematic Slider Moves (and How to Do Them Right)"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are that you’ve seen that sweet luma fade transition all over YouTube. Popularized by filmmaker Sam Kolder, the transition might look complicated, but it’s actually really simple to pull off in Adobe Premiere Pro. Using a gradient wipe, Peter McKinnon shows you how to do it in […]Read more "Tutorial: A Quick and Easy Way to Pull Off a Sweet Luma Fade Transition"
by Adrijana Lazarevic, nofilmschool Ease your workload (& your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting. [Editor’s Note: No Film School asked Adrijana Lazarevic to collect these 99 templates because of her expertise working with filmmakers at Filestage.io.] No one really feels like doing paperwork, but let’s be honest: no […]Read more "Every Filmmaking Form You’ll Ever Need, Free!"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool You can make your drone footage so much more eye-catching by using these simple editing techniques. Okay, you’ve captured some amazingly beautiful shots with your drone and you’re ready to head into post. Now what? Well, you could just plop them into your timeline and call it good, but if you […]Read more "Dynamic Things You Can Do to Improve Your Drone Footage in Post"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool If you’re ready to take to the skies with your first drone, you’ll want to learn the basics first. Drone technology is getting better and better every year, making it easier for beginners to take it out of the box and take to the skies. However, even the most basic drone […]Read more "Learn How to Fly a Drone in 7 Minutes"
by Jon Fusco, nofilmschool Stock up on these free sound effects while you still have the chance. Sound designer Phil Michalski is doing a solid for filmmakers everywhere by unleashing his sonic creations on the world at zero cost to the downloader. In a Reddit thread announcing his latest package called SciFi Mechanics, he tries to make […]Read more "Make Your Sci-Fi Sound Legit with These Free SFX Libraries"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com While you’re busy obsessing over your principal photography, your b-roll is over there begging for some attention. If you’re an experienced filmmaker, you know that all of your supplemental footage requires almost as much planning, preparation, and TLC as your principal photography. Just like with anything you shoot, you’ve got to […]Read more "10 Things You Should Be Doing When Shooting B-Roll"