Saturday, April 14, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Lighting a Shot with Fire

Here is how to get just the right look lighting your exterior shots with fire!

Lighting Your Shot with Fire

5 Easy Steps to Creating Backgrounds in After Effects

Supporting your video clips with custom backgrounds can get complicated - here is an article on how to create cool custom backgrounds in AE - in 5 Easy Steps!

Creating Backgrounds in After Effects

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Thursday, May 4, 2017

USE THE LANGUAGE OF THE SET

In any discipline or industry, you need to learn to use the proper terminology. This short easy-to-read article discusses those terms and provides some know how to make your shoot go smoothly.

OPERATIONAL FILM TERMS

Sunday, April 30, 2017

APPLE AUDIO LIBRARIES ARE ROYALTY FREE

YoutTube can throw cold water on the music you use in your videos - but this article shows you how, if you are using any of the Apple loops in Garageband, Logic Pro or FCPX, you have permission from Apple to use them commercially for free.

APPLE ROYALTY FREE MUSIC

Monday, April 10, 2017

TINY BUDGET FILMMAKING

Jason Blum has a stellar history of producing small budget films that become blockbusters.

RECOMMENDED READING!

LEAN FILMMAKING

Monday, April 3, 2017

BUMP THE LAMP

Animation calls for artistry beyond simple line drawings - that's why you need to "bump the lamp" in your video production, too.
This YouTube video is short but well worth watching.

BUMP THE LAMP

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

NLEs IN YOUR TOOLKIT

A short but succinct article - I agree with the author about nearly all of his statements, re: NLEs. Read it and decide for yourself!

NLE SWAPPING