Do-It-Yourself Follow Focus
A follow focus let's you get that smooth in and out of focus look you see in movies. Learn how to make one for less than the price of a good sandwich.
Drive-by Shooting: Using Your Car to Make Better Videos Featured
A lesson about the most amazing piece of film equipment that you may have never thought to use, despite interacting with it on a daily basis: a car.
Black and White Backgrounds
Solid color backgrounds, typically white or black, can help give your video a nice polished presentation. Learn the basics of achieving this sleek look.
To Infinity Wall and Beyond!
Curved walls are the new straight walls. If you want a seamless background, you need to send those right angles packing and get yourself an Infinity Wall.
Three Tricks For Your Impossibly Small Film Crew Featured
As long as you have a camera, a friend, and an idea, you can make your movie!
Weekend Challenge: Short and Spooky
This weekend, give someone goosebumps in under a minute. If you've got it, haunt it.
McLaren's Workshop App Featured
Bring animation ideas to life with the National Film Board of Canada's awesome iPad app.
Building a Snorricam Featured
Learn how to build and use a snorricam, a funnily named rig that uses a unique perspective to produce fantastic effects.
Atari Remote Shutter for Canon DSLR cameras
More information, visit http://thiagoavancini.com/experiments/atari-remote-shutter-for-canon-dslr-cameras/
DIY Wired Follow Focus 5D Mk II
just a short video of my DIY wired Follow focus....its not perfect but working OK :D uses an arduino board and an ladyada motorshield and some parts of josh´s code found on the…
DIY - mic att for the GH1
Unlike most camcorders, the GH1 has no gain control for its external mic input. This causes problems when connecting to audio devices that has no gain control on its output. In this…
Cheesy SteadiCam DSLR Stabilizer Info
I'll try to post more about my DIY adventures at http://cheesycam.com/?p=18 People have asked me about what I used to make the stabilizer. So i've revised the video a bit…
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