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!
I am excited to premiere on my short film “Legend Of The Bar”! Along with it I also got a series of filmmaking tutorials for you guys that document how the film was made on a $0 budget. Continue reading “Legend Of The Bar” Short film and tutorials!
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”
For years, the Zoom H4 has been the workhorse audio recorder on my film and video productions. As good as it is, it is an older model, and so I decided to see what the current portable recorders have to offer. Here is my review of three popular recorders from Zoom and Tascam. Continue reading Portable Audio Recorders for Filmmakers
Today, I am testing out a small run-and-gun audio set-up for doing two-person interviews using one camera and two wireless lav mics. Normally, to do that kind of an audio set-up, you would need a mixer to plug the two mics into. Then you would send the mixed audio from the two mics to a recorder or camera. This requires a second person Continue reading My Interview Setup with two Wireless Mics and GH4 – One-person crew
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
I had a chance to test out another steadicam (hand held camera stabilizer) for cameras weighting up to 3.5kg/8lbs.
This kit is one of the more affordable camera stabilizers these days. Continue reading HD-3000 Steadycam System
My latest film “The Big Wild North” is finally ready and you can watch it right here. Continue reading “The Big Wild North” – short film by Tom Antos
The last few months I’ve had the chance to use Panasonic’s new 4K camera, the GH4, and I have been really impressed with it. The camera is easy to use and lets you create amazing shots. Continue reading GH4 Review, Tips & Cinema Settings
Last year I had a chance to work on an indie production. I was the cinematographer and also handled all the grip/gaffer as we had to move fast and get a lot of scenes in a short amount of time. Continue reading “American Dream” Indie Film Diary