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Come with me on the behind the scenes on my filmmaking journey. Here I document all of my tips, tricks, and experiences working on set for films that I am a part of.

Getting Out of a Creative Slump

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.

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6 Hacks to Filming with NO CREW

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?

Create Rifts from FORTNITE in After Effects

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.

How To Make Your Video “Trippy”

I’ve never done drugs before but from how people talk it sounds as though they see things in bright vibrant colors and slowed down when they are high. Before I create the video I look for references and inspiration. A reference/influence that I use when I am going to make a trippy video is looking is the scene from “Vertigo” where he is in a bad dream.