7Sep

Animate Still Images in After Effects

Our most popular video on YouTube is called “Animating still images to look like video.” Yes, yes – I know it’s a long name for a video but it gets a lot of views, which tells us two things:          1. People enjoy watching our content.          2. Our […]

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17Jul

Stop Motion Filmmaking For Beginners

If your favorite movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas and you’re an aspiring filmmaker then you may one day want to try and make stop-motion films. Now I am a fan of Laika Entertainment because the filmmakers their are well-known for making spectacular stop-motion animated features such ...

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3May

Mikey and Brian Go To Las Vegas – NAB Show 2017

What happens in Las Vegas goes on the blog The boys are back in town! Mikey and Brian were gone for a week in Las Vegas, and they’ve taken loads of pictures of their excellent adventure at this years NAB Show 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. They’ve explored tons of exhibits a...

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24Apr

Tips on Shooting Video Interviews by Video Producer

Video Interview Basics Now if you’ve gone to community college or university, you’ve probably taken broadcasting courses and know the basics of on-camera interviewing. I’m not going to go into great detail of how to conduct an interview so here are some basic reminders. Most of ...

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20Apr

We’re going to NAB Show 2017

By Tony Gomez / April 20, 2017 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

It’s NAB Show 2017 We’re going to this year’s NAB Show 2017 in Las Vegas! Well Mikey and Brian are going. I’m staying behind at the office to hold down the fort. I mean it could be fun right? Right? There’s going to be so much video and VR tech on display this year! ...

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7Dec

5 Cyberpunk After Effects Tutorials

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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