Spice up Your Stills with Photoscapes
In this Video School lesson, we encourage you to use fresh and interesting ways to present still photos and archival material in your films.
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.
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.
Monopod Mania Featured
Monopods, they aren't the jealous cousins of their more multi-limbed cousins, tripods. No, they are a force of camera stabilization to reckon with and can help take your shooting to another level. Learn how to use one along with some other cool tricks in this lesson.
Directing 101 Featured
Being a director is no simple task, but with a bit of expert advice you'll be donning a beret and yelling action in no time.
Scary Special Effects Featured
Is your video lacking in the scary effects department? Think it's impossible to create convincing visuals on a budget? Well special effects aren't as hard as you think. We'll show you how to create three easy effects you can use to make your videos super scary!
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
Quick Tüt: LIS
Have you ever had the need to take a tripod on a trip but lacked the necessary space? Here's one for you! It's nothing original, really. I've seen it in use a few times…
Shoot video UNDERWATER for less than $19!!!
I recently made this fantastic underwater video camera housing for only $19, and have used it to capture some great underwater footage. 2013 update:- Ian Usher - Traveller, Adventurer,…
The "Sphere Arm" tripod arm for filming Insects (DIY)
I just started to film insects and i don't like the way tripods work. On a tripod your camera describes a circle and "looks" from the inside out. What i want is that…
$.50 Follow Focus
Quick description of a home-made follow focus A) Marking board 1)measure the outer diameter of your lens 2) cut a ring in a piece of cardboard. The inner circle of the ring should…
$209 Dollar DSLR LCD HDMI DIY power pack
Wow I can't believe I ordered this thing and it came in soooo fast. Great quality too for such a cheap price. I've been wanting a very portable external LCD monitor that supports…
35mm Adapter Tutorial Walkthrough 1
This is part 1 of 4 videos showing how I built my DIY lens adapter.
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