Monday, July 30, 2012

The Hocus Pocus of DSLR Focus - The Basic Filmmaker Episode 16

I am getting a lot comments from new DSLR users about how to keep a DSLR in focus while shooting video. Well, without getting into follow focus systems and shot planning, here's an answer!

Best, BFM

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Camera Shots From Above

Birds Eye Camera Shots from Birds Eye Productions on Vimeo.

Get on of these gizmos and you'll never have to worry about above ground shots again!


Friday, July 13, 2012

ASK AN EXPERT! The Basic Filmmaker Episode 15

Yes. It's the most irritating voice ever. But this guy knows his stuff. :)


Monday, July 2, 2012

1500 Subscribers! Thank You! - The Basic Filmmaker Episode 13

I just wanted to thank everyone personally for helping to make The Basic Filmmaker a success. I just reached the 1500 subscriber mark, and really appreciate everyone who helped.

Here's looking to the next 1500, 5000, and over 9000!

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About The Basic Filmmaker...

I will be posting videos, short films, DIY build projects you've never seen before, After Effects tutorials, and covering cameras, gear, sliders, makeup, DSLRs, cranes, jibs, dolly's, stabilizers, shoulder rigs, rail systems, green screen tutorials, and answering any question you ask about film making.

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Video Copilot, Andrew Kramer, FreddieW, Film Riot, The Frugal Filmmaker, Knoptop, Indy Mogul and Corridor Digital for trail blazing, and, to YouTube and Vimeo for giving filmmakers a home.