Weekend Challenge: Seasons Past Featured
Summer is over for us Northern Hemispherians; what have you been up to?
Rigbuilding: POV Helmet for DSLRs
Fasten your camera strap, keeps arms and hands inside the frame at all times, and enjoy the point-of-view! It's time to learn how to make your own POV helmet!
Weekend Challenge: Find Your Center
This weekend, we challenge YOU to create your very own symmetrical masterpiece! Conceptualize, shoot and edit a video (no more than one minute in length) using only shots where the subject is centered.
Fix it in Post: Removing the boom (or other unwanted elements) from your shot
Boom in the shot? DP's reflection in the window? Before you scrap the footage, try this neat trick to remove unwanted elements from your shot!
McLaren's Workshop App Featured
Bring animation ideas to life with the National Film Board of Canada's awesome iPad app.
Weekend Challenge: Call to Action
Whatever you are passionate about doing, get the Vimeo community onboard! Make a short 1 minute video urging viewers to act.
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.
DIY Car Mounts for Small Camcorders
**Check out Part 2 (Afterthoughts): http://www.vimeo.com/18414791 OK all you Michael Bay wannabes (OK, that includes me); this DIY video shows a couple of basic camera mounts for…
DIY DSLR Wooden Shoulder Rig
A wooden shoulder rig for a DSLR videographer. Two handlebars, one can change the focus. For more info please go here: http://athan.se/diy-shoulder-rig/ Sample video: http://vimeo.com/11535111 UPDATE…
DIY Steadicam - Flying Camera Support
Garret Brown's original Steadicam® is an icon that revolutionized filmmaking. Being the first and the best, it naturally and justifiably commands a premium price. It is for…
Camera Slider Tutorial - build it easy - a professional Cam slider / glider
Hello, this is my Camera Slider Tutorial. It show you how easy it is to build up a professional slider. This DIY Slider is realy a PRO-SLIDER. Optional - you can build it up with…
Simple, instant, effective, compact, low cost, easy to use steadicam DIY.
DIY Inexpensive Camera Slider
UPDATE: 7-03-11: New, updated design for slider dolly. Check it out here: http://www.vimeo.com/25937230 This video is not at all obsolete. Still a good resource for DIY. Other video…
My DIY Dolly
Made a simple track dolly using 40mm PVC tubes. 2 T mount fittings and 8 rollerblade wheels with bearings. This is the first day of testing and tuning. ALSO SEE MY DIY JIBCRANE…
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