Posts Tagged ‘film’

Cinematic Movement Tutorial And Warp Stabilizer

Tom Antos does some great little tutorial, especially useful to get ‘Behind the Scenes’ between low budget filmmaking, the thinking process and the Post-Production process.  Tom uses Adobe After Effects  with its Warp Stabilizer effects. Don’t take these tutorials for granted.  It’s the same process (maybe faster with more money) that major filmmakers would also…

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When Do You Start Feeling Like a Filmmaker?

Adobe Stock: Triune Store: What Ryan's Watching: —————————————————————– **GEAR WE USE** COLOR GRADING LUTs: SOUND FX: MUSIC: VFX ASSETS: CAMERAS: C300 mkII: A7s II: C100: LENSES: Rokinon: AUDIO: NTG3: H4n Zoom: Zoom F8: TRIPOD: BV-10: —————————————————————– Connect with us: TWITTER: FilmRiot – Ryan – Josh – Justin – Emily – FACEBOOK: Film Riot – Ryan…

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Film Grammar: Top 20 Cinematic Techniques

I collect these links because it’s always good to have references to films – and not just films that I am really familiar with – but a lot of other films to constantly study Film Grammar.  How does it work?   And not work?  

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Free Assets for Filmmakers

120+ Free Video Overlays 352 Free Letterbox Templates (8K, 4K, HD and more) 15 Free Camera Shake presets: Hitfilm Express: Mitch Martinez 16 Free transitions in After Effects 16 Free Dust and Light overlays 24 Free 4K lower thirds to download for After Effects 5 Free Camera Overlays 15 Free Background Ambient Noise Tracks 16…

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Film Riot – How to Build a Camera Jib for Under $200

Learning how to build a DIY jib is important.  You might NEVER actually build one.  But now you start thinking about how to solve problems.  Film Production is solving one big problem.   It’s finding the way to make it work for a price – FilmmakingWithaCalculator.com – and making it work for that price.  …

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The RED EPIC! – Film Riot

The Red Epic Camera has become a major player in World Cinema.  The camera has been used by the likes of Peter Jackson and Steven Soderbergh.    Here is also a list of other Large Sensor Interchangeable Lens Video Cameras. Your Goal:  Understand how these cameras work, their capabilities and their faults so you can…

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Three Must Read Articles On Film’s Future

Three Articles give a lot of direction to the State of the Film Industry and here are a few quick summaries. Article 1 – Cord Cutting First up, an article on the massive ‘cord cutting’ that is surging through America.  These cable packages are expensive and restrictive.  You pay for 8 channels you have no…

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Toronto and Beyond

The recently concluded Toronto Film Festival is amongst the world’s major film festivals worth attending in terms of prestige, prominence and film sales.    Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has become an essential stops in the march toward Awards Season with many films using the festival as their major release. With easy flights from Hollywood…

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7 Ways To Screw Up Your Film’s Budget-#3: Inaccurate Perks

Perks. The word itself carries emotional connotations of either simple requests – or a vast array of pampered “Stars”.  Or “Rock Stars”.    In this case, the Producer might hire a Big Star – and not think about the impact of their perks on the budget.  And maybe they exceed the means of the budget.…

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Online Filmmaking Classes & Licensed Music

Ryan talks online filmmaking classes with MZed, licensed music and how to track a face for a trippy effect! —————————————————————– APM Music: —————————————————————– Filmmaking Classes with MZed: —————————————————————– Last Week’s Episode: —————————————————————– Black Mirror Trailer: —————————————————————– **GEAR WE USE** COLOR GRADING LUTs: SOUND FX: MUSIC: VFX ASSETS: CAMERAS: C300 mkII: A7s II: C100: LENSES: Rokinon:…

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Crazy Visual Techniques for Filmmaking

Whether it’s a drug trip or someone making the world shake with their brain, here are some awesome/crazy visual techniques to use for your projects! —————————————————————– fxguide on Logan effect: —————————————————————– Logan Hallway Scene: —————————————————————– **GEAR WE USE** COLOR GRADING LUTs: SOUND FX: MUSIC: VFX ASSETS: CAMERAS: C300 mkII: A7s II: C100: LENSES: Rokinon: AUDIO:…

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