Make a Great Holiday Video Featured
Suggestions and tips on how to shoot an awesome holiday video!
Weekend Challenge: Short and Spooky
This weekend, give someone goosebumps in under a minute. If you've got it, haunt it.
Scary Special Effects: Part Boo! Featured
We're back with more spooky effects that will leave you shaking in your boots!
Weekend Challenge: Seasons Past Featured
Summer is over for us Northern Hemispherians; what have you been up to?
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.
Weekend Challenge: Repetition
Create a video that addresses the repetition of every day life, a completely inorganic instance, or anything in between!
McLaren's Workshop App Featured
Bring animation ideas to life with the National Film Board of Canada's awesome iPad app.
Creator Q&A: Shooting with Pentax in a new context
Photographers Antoine Pai and Matthieu Maury show us Paris through a new lens with the help of a Pentax 67.
Light Camera Slider - Build
My next project was to build a camera slider. I wanted to make the design as simple as possible as I felt other designs were too complicated with 8 or more wheels. I wanted to use ball…
DIY Steadicam D90 and Remote Follow Focus in the works
DIY Camera Dolly using RigWheels and $15 in parts
RigWheels are a new multi purpose wheel for production that you can configure in many ways. In this demonstration we are constructing a camera dolly using PVC Pipe and some bolts and…
How to Build a Camera Jib/Crane
I uploaded this video to YouTube back in 2007 and it has since received over 200,000 hits. I have measurements and pictures listed on my blog. Check it out and leave a comment if…
LCD viewfinder tutorial
I have had this idea for a while, but procrastination put it off.
Flip Float (Mini Camera Stabilizer)
A brief video explanation of the construction of what I'm calling the Flip Float. It's a mini camera stabilizer inspired by the Steadicam Merlin and other DIY camera projects.…
DIY camera jib - home tests
I recently finished this self made camera crane which has a 3m50 span and a max height of 4m50. It took me a few weekends to build it, as every minute in the workshop took like 10…
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