Getting out of a creative slump, writers’ block, or whatever you want to call it has to be one of the hardest most annoying things about being a filmmaker. Trying to come up with ideas and you’re just blank, or maybe not being able to finish a project because you lost the “fire”.
These are a few things that help me.
I’m going to share with you how to increase your Premiere Pro Speeds by 5x! I know it sounds crazy but it has to do with types of files that we are using.
filmmaking is a team sport. I’ve had to learn the hard way that it is essential to have a team around you. In fact, one of the things that I realized separates a professional film set from an amateur is the amount of help and knowledge that is present. This was a huge shock for me the first time I was on a professional production. But what happens for those of us that have no help?
I remember getting the idea after watching an amazon echo video. I thought back to a time I had visited a friends house and he had connected everything in his house to this device. He didn’t have just one, he had multiple….
You just finished a fire video, you tell your client that the video is on the way and they’re going to love it. Then, 85% into the export it crashes and premiere says Error Compiling Movie. I am going to give you a handful of solutions on How to Fix the Error Compiling Movie warning in Premiere.
Often times when we are looking to up our cinematography game for music videos we are told not to worry about the camera and to focus on the lighting. And yes, this is true. But how do you light a music video?
When we got to location it turned out that we could not use the lighting that the club has to offer because it was all broken. So we had to get creative. How do you light a club full of people dancing with no club lights??
Lighting for music videos is its own art. It’s a matter of being creative and knowing exactly what look you want. lighting is king! SET BUILDING IS KING! That is what separates our low budget videos from the big budget ones.
This started off as a simple visual effects test but then I posted it to my Instagram and a lot of people started to give it attention. All I wanted to really do was integrate a CG car into a real life scene. I had been playing so much Fortnite this past weekend that for some odd reason, everything around me made me feel like I was in a battle royal.
The movie is aware that 14 years have gone by since the last movie. A lot of the things that are discussed in this film applies to our world today specifically.
This movie felt kind of like a really long episode of Black Mirror. At first, watching the film I felt like it was going to be a very generic Sci-Fi film. It’s just a guy trying to find his wife’s killer set in the future. And I couldn’t stop thinking about how they couldn’t hire Tom Hardy so they got a look alike. I changed my mind about that though after we met STEM.
We had him dress like a spy and added colors similar to the TV Show to add extra subtext to the music video. It was like a fun little Easter egg for anyone that noticed. But one of the most fun effects that I created came straight from the intro and I’m going to explain to you guys how I did it.
I feel like the people that make the trailers for the Old Republic Video games need to step in and take over this whole Cinematic Universe business.
As I was watching IF everything that was going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was all making sense. It made me grateful for the fact that Marvel has been taking their time for 10 years to put together a story that changed cinema forever
This effect was inspired by the video game FORTNITE. I met an artist that made a song inspired by the game so he wanted his music video to have a vibe similar to the video game so we stuck to pink, purple, and blue for the lighting of the whole thing. Then, there is this drink in the game called “Slurp Juice” and when you are hurt it regenerates your health for you.
Up until now I never knew the title of this film. I kept on forgetting because this whole time I was calling it “The Jim Halpert Movie”.I also had no … Continue Reading The Jim Halpert Movie (A Quiet Place) Review