Gels and Light Diffusion
Properly diffused light with appropriate gels is one of the easiest ways to make your video look super slick and professional. Here's a quick overview.
Curious about documentaries but a little fuzzy on the definition? Understanding the different forms of documentary filmmaking can improve your craft as a video creator, and broaden your horizons as a viewer.
Storytelling the Stillmotion Way: Part 1
Learn about the art of storytelling from the folks at Stillmotion, starting with the four P's of storytelling: People, Place, Plot, and Purpose.
Acting 101 Featured
To be, or not to be? We may never know for sure, but it isn't as hard as you'd think to convincingly deliver your favorite Bill Shakespeare lines. We got some tips on the basics of acting to help you pull off Hamlet — or a guy trying to save the world from asteroids — with total confidence.
Creator Q&A: Path of Bloody Paper Cuts
We wanted to know: how many minuscule cuts did Eric Power suffer while making a feature film entirely out of paper? So we decided to ask him that very important question (plus a few more for good measure).
Creator Q&A: Channeling 90s video game graphics with rad rotoscoping
Campbell Logan combined rotoscoping techniques with CG animation to create a super chill music video for D/A/D's "Orion Beach."
Creator Q&A: Google Street View Hyperlapse
Learn how the Teehan+Lax team made a hyperlapse video using Google Street View.
Creator Q&A with DOC NYC filmmakers: Bao Nguyen
We met up (in real life!) with three Vimeans who have documentary shorts in the upcoming DOC NYC festival to chat about their films and how they share their work.
JESS3 Gmail Making Of Video
It's incredible to think about how much time and energy goes into the making of a short 30-second spot. But when you're talking stop-motion animation, it takes hours and hours…
FULL VERSION: How to Make a Treatment
Nina Rosenblum, acclaimed documentary film director, guides you through the basics of how to make a documentary film treatment. To participate in the Shooting Poverty film competition…
Tutorial 3 - Lighting - Shot Design - Cinematography
More INFO on the Short Film School DVD http://tomantosfilms.com/store/ Learn what makes great looking images in film, music videos etc. It's not always the camera but how you…
Making of The Seed
This is a collection of movies, storyboards and images taken during the making of short film 'The Seed', which I directed. It was produced by Nexus Productions. Watch…
Pana Prep Time Lapse
two day camera prep compilation between me and Zakk - http://vimeo.com/user4092962. i oped the case and truck view. zakk created the rest and edited it. Shot on 2 Canon 5D mkII various…
The Mill - Behind the Scenes of VW's Black Beetle commercial
Step behind the scenes to find out how The Mill visual effects studio created the CG beetle featured in the recent commercial for VW's 21st Century Beetle, which premiered during…
Light Works - Behind The Scenes
A video about the making of the short film Light Works. Supernormals.org Original Video: http://vimeo.com/18158884 Made by Kaleb Wentzel-Fisher Stills by Frank Larson
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