Last week we brought you 588 Free Film Contracts and Forms . In a effort to continue our “indie stimulus plan,” this week we’ve gathered together 111 free filmmaking software programs. Keep an eye out of upcoming features highlighting even more free stuff. And yes, we promise to never raise you taxes.
Imagine yourself watching movie of an unbelievably slow fog. You don't see edges and sharp borders. Now play the movie with 10fps.
Posted by Mat on August 4, 2008 If you are just starting out as an indie or guerilla filmmaker and you are completely baffled as to where to get started in regards to equipment and gear, you are not alone. We’ve all been there. Don’t let the guys on the various indie / DIY/ DV filmmaking forums try to convince you other wise, no one starts out knowing everything about shooting an indie film. However, the information on what is the best equipment can be a bit difficult to come by.
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Wow, it really has been a while… What with NAB, and all the other crazyness going on in the After Effects world, I seemed to have forgotten about one of the most popular article subjects on this website… the tuts from elsewhere! Video Copilot – Smoke Trails This is one of the first tutorials out showcasing Video Copilots new plugin, Optical Flares. This tutorial shows some cool uses for the plugin mixed up with Trapcode Particular. View Tutorial Video Copilot – 3D Ball Dispersion Using only built in plugins, and a handy sequencer script, create a cascading, awesome looking effect. View Tutorial Video Copilot – Shatterize Another tutorial using only the built in effects and the sequencer script, learn how to create a progressive shatter effect. View Tutorial Video Copilot – 3D Ledge Sam Loya is back on the Video Copilot scene, and now he is contemplating suicide.
Too Much Too Soon’s Flashframe This plug-in is a sweet flash frame transition that creates eye candy that is never tiresome. This is a client pleaser that requires little effort on the user’s part. This is definitely a must have in any editor's bag of tricks. Final Cut does an awful job of reversing footage. Thankfully Graeme Nattress created G Reverse.
Most people know about writing screenplays , but if you break these commandments, your soul will be damned to eternal amateur-damnation… …Or maybe it’ll just be a bit more difficult to become a pro. Either way, you’ll want to really consider these guidelines as you write or rewrite your screenplay.
HOW TO MAKE VIDEO LOOK LIKE FILM Written by Benjamin Cooper When it comes to narrative movies, retailers and television buyers will often pass on product that obviously originated on video. They feel it looks cheap and they want to avoid complaints by end users who feel cheated. Foreign buyers that would spend $40,000 and better for a low-budget shot on film picture may spend $4,000 or less for a video picture. Besides, most people (in the western world, anyway) simply prefer the visual aesthetic that film offers. The best way to make your movie look like it was shot on film is to shoot on film. Unfortunately that’s not always feasible.
Yesterday, I told you how Listening to ’so called’ experts could destroy your film career before it even starts . Today I’m going to share with you the few principles you really need to know. If you’ve ever dreamed about being a director, then this post is a must read for you.
You've now entered the Dependent Films Download Center. It's unbelievable 1) how much these files can help, and 2) how hard all of these tools are to find on the net. Thus, this is why we've assembled this compilation for all of you aspiring filmmakers out there.