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.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Konova Auto Pan Contest Winner - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 100



The Konova Auto Pan Winner Has Been Chosen. Watch all 16 entrants. They did great! And this is the 100th episode!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

CF Card Bent Pins! Arrrrgh! The Basic Filmmaker Ep 99



Bent Pins on CF Card Readers? I have a solution. I also read a card with my ear. For my "Where's Waldo" friends, let me know if you can find the fakery in this video. [Hint: It's in the outtake] :) Oh yeah, the contest ends tomorrow night!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Editing Voice Sound FX Adobe Audition - The Basic Filmmaker Ep 98



Here's how I edit my sound in Adobe Audition. I also show you two videos submitted to my Konova Gear Contest. Funny stuff! Note: I am not a sound guy. :)