7Dec

5 Cyberpunk After Effects Tutorials

By Tony Gomez / December 7, 2016 / DSLR, Filmmaking, Video Production / No Comments

The holidays always reminds me of two things – I get to stuff my face full of delicious eats and Harrison Ford, brutally hunting down bio mechanical replicants whose crime is only wanting to live. (Blade Runner, 1982) Yea, it warms my heart too. Since this holiday season is all about giving...

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17Oct

6 Cheap Add-Ons For Your Video Gear

Every filmmaker is different no matter how much experience they have or don't have. However, every filmmaker could always use some help being better prepared and making their shots more effective. Here are 6 cheap add-ons to your production gear before your next shoot:  1. Have a Mini Camera Trip...

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23Aug

5 Awesome DIY Camera Rigs

Let’s Recap A month ago I asked everyone on Facebook and LinkedIn to share with me images of their own DIY Camera rigs and the submissions so far has left me deeply impressed. All around the world their are filmmakers and production teams with the wits to find  ways around  shooting obstacl...

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22Jul

Waterproof Action Camera Light

CrowdFunder Shout Out: Waterproof Action Camera Light This month’s “CrowdFunder Shout Out” goes to the Waterproof Action Camera Light campaign. Guys, this campaign excites me because of how innovative this guy is to come up with a way to brighten up the picture on our action cam...

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21Jul

Make Your Own Planet Using Practical Special Effects

Make Your Own Planet Using Practical Special Effects Have you ever seen a science fiction classic and asked yourself, how did they create amazing planetary special effects without using CGI? Or is it still possible to do so today? Joey Shanks, a special effects artist living in North Carolina, cr...

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18Jul

Crowfunder Shout Out | TidyLoop

 Crowd Funder Shout Out ! TidyLoop Today's shout out goes to the TidyLoop campaign. TidyLoop is in the final stages of mass producing multi-purpose reusable plastic foam ties, which I think will be an excellent tool for video production crews. Watch the promotional video and you can see how easy ...

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14Jul

How To Make Your Own Sound Room

Gross, Disgusting, Gloopy, Awesome Sound Effects The new sound pack has finally arrived and I got to tell you we had a blast doing the sound recording. What we did was we wanted to record organic noises from food you can find at your local grocery store and smash them up in our office kitchen nea...

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8Jun

5 Things We Want To Happen In The Video Production Industry

The fallout from NAB 2016 is soon diminishing and here are some finals thoughts of the experience and 5 things we want to see happen to the video production and film industry improve upon. 1. Software Updates Coming back from NAB has put into perspective the future of  video software that we as v...

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3May

Get ready to shoot in 360

What would you like to see in a 360 video? The demand for a virtual reality experience in entertainment is on the rise and 360 cameras are becoming more affordable. Cameras with wide-angled lens are seamlessly shooting in 4k and 6K high resolution video, bringing the viewer to a whole new level o...

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How To Start Editing a Feature Length Documentary

By Aaron / November 10, 2014 / Filmmaking / No Comments

One year ago I was sitting in a ice cream shop with my two friends from college, John Meier and Tanner Shinnick. We met up to talk about 2014, the year that we finally make a feature film. We started out by pitching various ideas we had ranging from a quirky apocolypse comedy, time travel, [&hell...

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