You can’t legally fly drones in the U.S. without taking this test

By Sean Berry | Videomaker The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its requirements for pilots to operate a drone in the U.S. This week, it released a new training program all U.S. drone pilots must pass if they want to fly a drone — commercially and recreationally. Known as the Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), this […]

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How to Make Scenes Cinematic

By JR Strickland, Videomaker Some years back, I worked extremely hard on a short film. I wrote the script, got some actors, shot it and debuted it to my family. Nervously, I would wait for their reaction. My grandmother loved everything I did, my little sister told the truth, but one of my older sister’s had […]

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Master Your Own DIY Green Screen

by VideoMaker’s Chelsey Grasso Green screens offer a wide range of flexibility and creativity when it comes to making videos. From news reports to epic battle scenes, having the option of producing a chroma key green screen has made special effects and camera tricks much more accessible to the aspiring filmmaker. While green screen effects […]

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Pro Editing Tools for Free

by Chris Monlux, Videomaker Avid Media Composer First is free; why not try it out? Although its learning curve can be steep, Media Composer First lets you learn without risk. Avid Media Composer First(link is external) offers all of the power of the full version of Media Composerfor free, with a few notable limits. Unlike […]

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