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"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool You know when your video footage has that really nasty flickering in it? Yeah, that’s just the worst thing ever. “Where’s the hot shot that turned a strobe light on during the shoot,” you wonder, but hey, I promise it wasn’t the hot shots’ fault. It’s banding, or flickering, which happens when […]Read more "A Simple Editing Hack Will Fix Your Flicker Quick"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool Learn how to do a little corner pinning in less than two minutes Have you ever wanted to replace a TV screen or computer monitor in your film or video with footage you shot yourself, like your own news story about a zombie apocalypse or a video chat between two characters? If you […]Read more "Corner Pinning: An Easy and Useful Effect"
by Jon Fusco, nofilmschool.com The 10-day masterclass provides everything you need to get into the MoGraph Industry The School of Motion was started in 2013, primarily as a YouTube Channel that would offer professional tutorials for Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Nuke and more. Now they’re packaging all of their knowledge together to start a 10-day […]Read more "Checkout This Free Online Motion Graphics Course"
by Zach Daulton, nofilmschool Entering your film into festivals can be a long and emotionally draining journey. As filmmakers, we pour our heart and soul into our films, and by submitting them into festivals we find ourselves in a very vulnerable place. Getting the Congratulations! email from a festival is an amazing feeling that can make […]Read more "4 Ways to Get Your Film Accepted into Film Festivals"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool If the stock music you’re working with just isn’t cutting it, try this super easy trick in Premiere Pro. In this video, filmmaker Zach Ramelan offers up a step-by-step tutorial on how to pull off one particularly nifty trick in Premiere Pro that will make your audio sound more dramatic and […]Read more "A Clever Trick to Create More Dramatic Audio"
by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Great cinematography is all about preparation, and few aspects of the craft require as much preparation as lighting. Not only is lighting an incredibly technical process, but lighting is also a critically important aspect of how the audience interprets your scene on an emotional level. Here are 12 simple questions that cinematographers should […]Read more "Ask Yourself These 12 Questions Before Lighting Any Scene"
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 "Tips on How to Instantly Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"
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…Read more "5 Cinematic Slider Moves (and How to Do Them Right)"