by Film Riot A picture is worth a thousand words. So watch this picture, and learn… AdvertisementsRead more "5 Useful In-Camera Tricks by Film Riot"
by Ryan Connolly, Film Riot An oldie but a goodie, Ryan talks about pulling focus, including his favorite follow focus system, a few tips for a sharper image, and a $5 DIY Follow Focus! Skip to 6:43, for what you actually came here for.Read more "Follow Focus for Five Bucks?!"
By Logan Baker, Shutterstock The freedom and versatility of low-budget DIY filmmaking is simultaneously liberating and frustrating. Usually, when they’re working with tight budgets, filmmakers and editors find themselves somewhat limited on time — and production values. With that in mind, PremiumBeat and RocketStock are simplifying filmmaking lives and expanding storytelling capabilities. Here are all the […]Read more "Hundreds of Free Overlays, Sound Effects, and Video Assets"
July 9, 2015 by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Nothing makes or breaks an audience’s expectation for a film like a trailer. On one hand, a well-cut and expertly crafted trailer can stoke an audience’s imagination, giving subtle, yet alluring hints of the film’s plot, style, and overall tone. If the trailer audience likes what they see, […]Read more "How to Cut a Badass Trailer for Your Upcoming Film"
February 19, 2015 by Film Riot This is going to be the shortest blog post, yet one of the most information-packed ones you’ll ever find here on the Daily GLJ Media Blog. Ready? OK– here it is: Don’t blink… A bunch ‘o QUICK Tips and Tricks on Video Production thanks to Film Riot. While you’re […]Read more "Don’t Blink: Quick Tips"
January 16, 2015 by V Renee of nofilmschool.com What do wild parties, college lectures, massive armies, and zombie hordes have in common? If you’re a filmmaker, they all require a ton of extras. But not everyone has a big enough budget or network to acquire them, which can be pretty stressful considering that at some point in […]Read more "3 Isn’t a Crowd, but You Can Make It Look Like It Is…"