by V Renée, nofilmschool.com Drone footage can add a ton of production value to your work if you know what you’re doing. For the relatively inexpensive cost of a drone and an experienced operator (or plenty of hours of practice), you can get some dazzling shots from perspectives you’d never be able to get on […]Read more "Drone Shots You Should Be Using!"
by V Renee, nofilmschool FilmmakerPeter McKinnon shares with you a few really effective techniques in Premiere Pro that might help you become a quicker, more efficient editor. Now, these tips aren’t going to cut your work time in half or save you hours on your edit—I think the only thing that will do that is, like, […]Read more "Quick Tricks That Will Make You a More Efficient Editor"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool And no, the drill isn’t quite used for what you think it’s used for… Want to make your smartphone footage more creative than ever? Well you don’t need an expensive camera rig to do it! To get crazy rotating shots, all you need is a drill, a wooden block, some tape […]Read more "Build This DIY Rotating Camera Rig"
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 V. Renee, nofilmschool.com These tips will help you knock your project out of the park! In this video, Zach Ramelan shares some thoughts about what he learned while shooting a commercial for a gym in Toronto, all of which will not only help you make better films and videos but will also help bring […]Read more "Things You Should Remember to Do on Every Project"
by V Renée, nofilmschool.com As a filmmaker, knowing how to hide a lav on a subject is an absolute must. In many cases, having a boom operator follow your actors around with a mic is an excellent way to pick up dialogue, but if for some reason a boom won’t work (like, if you want to record […]Read more "4 Techniques for Hiding Lav Mics"
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 V. Renee, nofilmschool.com Here are a bunch of tricks, tips, and hacks that will help you edit in Premiere Pro a whole lot faster. Learning the many awesome features within Premiere Pro can take a really, really, really long time, especially if you’re not up to speed on how every single tool works. However, […]Read more "Pro Tips That Will Help You Work Faster in Premiere Pro"