Indie filmmaker Clint D’Souza just released a super entertaining and inspiring video series about how to make your first film. I don’t want to give away too much, but I think it does a great job showing how to overcome the major obstacles that stop aspiring filmmakers from being working filmmakers. Continue reading Clint D’Souza’s “How To Make A Film” tutorials like no others. Bravo!
Here is the long promised tutorial (and gear recommendations) about how I live stream my weekly show “Filmmaking Times”. Continue reading Multi-cam Live Streaming – Tutorial and Pro Gear Set-up
In today’s tutorial, I show you how I recreated a scene from the movie “Sin City”. Continue reading How we remade a scene from “Sin City”
Today’s tutorial is on the long side – almost half hour – but it covers techniques that are crucial to filmmakers and photographers. There is a lot of information about how to remove noise from your images, while making them cinematic. So, here we go! Continue reading How to get CRISP noiseless videos & photos – in any light and with any camera!
Early this year I bought the Asus GL553VD, a budget gaming laptop that is also a capable video editing machine (here is my full review of it). I really wanted a laptop with a spacious solid-state drive, but rather than buy a computer with such a drive, I chose a model that is easy upgradeable. This way I could get what I wanted, without breaking the bank. Continue reading Boosting my editing laptop with m.2 SSD
I decided to do a post talking about how I organize my day because it’s something that is important, but gets often overlooked. As a filmmaker, you have to juggle multiple projects and still complete them on time. What is my formula? Well, I am not sure whether I manage my time well, or whether I work faster than most – I like to think it’s both 🙂 In any case, here is a glimpse into my life – hopefully you find it helpful. Continue reading My Daily Routine: The Life of a Filmmaker
Download and print out your own Photo & Video Cheat Sheet! Continue reading Photo & Video Cheat Sheet – Learn camera fundamentals!
Young film enthusiasts always ask me “How can I get work in the film industry?” Continue reading How to start your filmmaking career and make money!
Here is my new favorite shotgun mic for film work. It’s the Rode NTG 4+. Continue reading Best Indie Film Audio Setup with Rode NTG 4+ Shotgun Mic
Join me today at 5 pm Eastern Time (NYC) as I talk to film editor Sven Pape. Sven is an A.C.E. Award nominee, whose credits include work for directors James Cameron (GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS – 3D Imax), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Emmy winning HitRECORD on TV) and James Franco (GOOD TIME MAX – Tribecca Film Fest). Continue reading Live show with Sven Pape an A.C.E. Award nominee!