Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sandbagging, Tips, Reviews, Blimps, Jibs, Sliders, Tape, Blah - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 108



I'm back! Probably didn't know I was gone, eh? I cover where I was, sandbagging, tips, upcoming reviews, gear, and lots of stuff when I get my wits back.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Plates - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 107



A very basic episode on what plate shots are and how they can be used.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Basic Editing - Nesting - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 106



Using a procedure called nesting can save you oodles of time when moving multiple objects on the screen. Check it out! And let me know how your editor handles this.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Keyframes? Huh? The Basic Filmmaker Ep 105



Often asked question: What is this keyframe thing and how do I use it? No matter what you have in your editor - your video, a picture, a title, anything, you can add movement and make your video more interesting using keyframes.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

My YouTube and Vimeo Render Settings - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 104



You asked how I render my videos? OK. Here ya go! These should also apply to any other editor you may be using. I also have my priorities straight - MEAT!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Camera Settings and Quick Color Correction - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 103



I've been asked a bazillion times to show my camera settings and post editing process. OK. Here you go. Note this is NOT a color correction tutorial - it is done for to show my episode shooting and to SAVE ME TIME. Your settings may be different depending on your camera and software. Oh yeah! I tell at least one person in the world NOT to stuff cheese in their CF card!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Vincent Laforet and Directing Motion - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 102



Let's say you wanted Vincent Laforet to come to your house and personally train you on filmmaking. That would be the coolest thing ever, right? Well, here's the next best thing.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Night Shots Without Noise - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 101



Shooting at night can be a pain without the proper equipment. Here's an old technique that will help, and you don't get noisy-grainy night shots. I also get a phone call.