Sunday, December 14, 2014
The Really Big Cheap Expensive Silly Long Filmmaker 2014 Holiday Gift Guide - Basic Filmmaker Ep 112
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Saturday, November 29, 2014
Highlighting the Konova Slider Master Panner. Also testing an upcoming one-click green screen episode using a shirt you really shouldn't wear for this.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
I talk (a lot) about Glasses, the Konova Master Panner, the Glide Gear Pro Action Jib, the weather, green screens, and I make excuses. :)
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
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
Saturday, September 27, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. :)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
JULY 28 Deadline!!! WOW! This awesome gear has no name yet, and you can win BIG naming it! Please tweet, re-tweet, share, and well, you know. And don't forget to tell me what you think about MY contest!
Saturday, July 19, 2014
I was going to review these two awesome shotgun mics, and this is what I ended up with - there is no comparison. Also, I sing, and then, I stop - forever. Rode NTG-3: http://tinyurl.com/lsnvvgs Rode NTG-2: http://tinyurl.com/ku5ydgt
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Here's a tip so things don't change out from under you while you're filming. I also complete an LED light destruction and fail to get a PG rating.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Monday, June 30, 2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014
I did a Q&A video where I asked the questions and YOU answered them. So here's the results, AND a roll of everyone who answered. Thank you!
Saturday, June 14, 2014
I have some cost comparable Rode mics sitting around and got curious...which of these sounds the best?
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Yeah, that's right. I'm asking YOU for answers to MY questions. I also have a parody at the end of the video especially for After Effects users - yeah,you'll get it. Enjoy!
Saturday, May 24, 2014
I try not to lean towards any single type of editing software, but this is a good one for Adobe Premiere Pro users regarding asset usage. Enjoy!
Sunday, May 11, 2014
A comment feature I didn't know about, human people, Mother's Day, and I confess my childhood sins.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Sunday, April 27, 2014
I quickly cover fig rigs, cages, and a few other hand-held items, with some parting notes on using what you've got.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Stabilizers Part Three. GLIDE GEAR Pro System, What a Steadicam® is, and all the Tricks and Tips to using one. We cover theory, parts, building it, balancing it, shooting with it, drills, do's and don'ts...LONG EPISODE FILLED WITH INFO! See the show notes below for tons of information.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Stabilizers Part Two. I cover all the awesome things you can do with a tripod and show you how I trained a slider!
Saturday, February 22, 2014
I'm on a tear to stop all this complicated blah-blah on stabilizers, I do a public service announcement, and I try (unsuccessfully) a "yo!" thing.