Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

The 2017 Filmmaker Christmas List

Triune Assets – 25% Off Everything Through Dec 24th PRE-PRO: FadeIn Slugline Plot Devices Storyclock notebook Plot Devices Storyboard Notebook Shot Lister Frame Forge Writer Emergency GRIP GEAR: C-Stands Flags Apple Boxes CAMERAS: Panasonic G7 Panasonic GH5 GH5 Review: Sony A7s ii A7s ii Review: Black Magic Ursa Mini 4.6k Ursa Mini Review: Fujifilm X100f…

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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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Low-Budget Filmmaking: Creating an Apocalyptic World

Details on the Film: The Manual Trailer: Wil Magness Website: The Film's Social Media: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: —————————————————————– **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…

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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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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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Must Have Filmmaking Accessories for iPhones & Androids

Shooting on any mobile device like an iPhone, iPad, Pixel, Galaxy S, etc… has become a much more viable solution. Today we show some accessories that will help take your mobile filmmaking up a notch. Watch the sketch we shot on the iPhone – —————————————————————– ACCESSORY LINKS: Camkix Lenses – Olloclip lens – Moondogs Anamorphic…

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8 Tripod Tricks for Filmmakers

A few ways to get creative with your tripod for some cinematic results. In collaboration with Benro – Cinesummit promo – Register for Cinesummit here – —————————————————————– **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: —————————————————————–…

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iPhone Filmmaking: Your Camera Doesn’t Matter

You’ve heard it said before – “The best camera is the one you have with you”… While we don’t completely agree with that, there is a lot of truth to it. And now more than ever, almost any camera you can get your hands on will yield great results… So today we take a look…

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The Shifting Film Landscape: CGI going overboard?

CGI or VFX have become a crutch for many filmmakers.  They have chosen spectacle over substance.  In this article, they discuss the ten reasons why CGI is getting worse not better.   This last weekend, Hollywood Box Office has fallen off a cliff, expecting its worst summer yet.   The reasons for the drop off…

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TUTORIAL: VFX with scale models – part1

In part 1 of this tutorial video we look at how to shoot the model, apply a color key inside Adobe After Effects and composite it into a background environment in a way that looks realistic and integrated. You will require some basic After Effects skills in order to complete this tutorial. The 3D model…

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Create Realistic Jet Scenes in Adobe After Effects – part1

In this video tutorial we look at creating realistic jet scenes in Adobe After Effects using Videocopilot Element 3D and Jet Strike. In part 1 we cover animating the background, adding the model, setting up realistic lighting and color grading the shot for realism. You will need a copy of Adobe After Effects with Videocopilot’s…

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VFX with scale models

Indie filmmaking: doing visual effects or SFX shots with miniatures. This video was done using a 1/48 scale model kit. It was shot on a Canon 650D/Rebel T4i and assembled in Adobe After Effects. The rotors were animated using the Element 3D plugin for After Effects.

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