1. Great filmmakers should never let a lack of funds get in the way of an epic project. If you're searching for a piece of equipment to give your film a polished edge, look no further than your garage. A car can supply that extra professional look without costing extra professional dollars.

    Eastern Sea - "A Lie" (theeasternsea.com)
    Riff Tiffs - "Snflwr" (rifftiffs.bandcamp.com)
    Walker Lukens & Grand Child - "Jim" (walkerlukens.com/)
    Caddywhompus - "Eat Chest" (caddywhompus.bandcamp.com)

    Check out the full lesson here: vimeo.com/videoschool/lesson/275/drive-by-shooting-using-your-car-to-make-better-videos

    Also, take a gander at the behind the scenes footage: vimeo.com/50160337

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  2. Attention Filmmakers! If you are sitting around, twiddling your thumbs, waiting for that perfect budget to fund your movie, look no further! Seriously, stop looking. It's time to quit procrastinating and use that crafty mind of yours to make your movie. As long as you have a camera, a friend, and an idea, you're ready to get started.

    Check out the full lesson here: vimeo.com/videoschool/lesson/372/3-tricks-for-your-impossibly-small-film-crew

    Also, check out some of the behind the scenes footage here: vimeo.com/62035720

    Music:
    Chris Rehm - "Flounders" (chrisrehm.bandcamp.com)
    Walker Lukens - "Duty" (walkerlukens.com)
    Muzio Clementi - "Musical Characteristics Op.19"
    Justin Marcellus - "Jungle Chase"

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  3. Check out the Vimeo Video School Series here-
    vimeo.com/videoschool/lesson/114/behind-the-glass-an-introduction-to-lenses

    Part 2: Focal Length - vimeo.com/27556331
    Part 3: Depth of Field - vimeo.com/27556482

    Music by digi g'alessio used under Creative Commons:
    soundcloud.com/digigalessio/morning-jam-with-darth-vader

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  4. I discuss ISO and other related topics (aperture, shutter speed, histogram, and so on) in my recently completed an introductory photography book: "A Concise Introduction to Photography."
    http://ethanwilding.com/photobook/

    ISO is a measure of the sensitivity of your film or digital sensor. In this episode I discuss the basics of ISO and how it relates to exposure and noise.

    # vimeo.com/5761470 Uploaded 45.5K Plays 6 Comments
  5. In this tutorial I explain the basics about Aperture (the size of opening of your lens that lets light in).

    # vimeo.com/1193730 Uploaded 37.4K Plays 3 Comments

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