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IndieTalk: a Filmmaking Community Forum

IndieTalk provides independent filmmakers a way to connect and offer each other advice. It might not be the prettiest site, but it is incredibly practical. The forum allows filmmakers to ask for advice on specific problems and get answers from other independent...

4 Ways to Get Smooth Camera Shots (Watch Video)

Shaky cam has its place, but stable camera movement is key to creating professional-looking films. While stabilizers have become increasingly accessible and affordable since their invention, they can still be outside one's budget. This tutorial by Eevnxx suggests...

Film Riot- Like Film School But Free

"Film Riot is the best of the bunch. Serving as an on-demand film school, this series stands out as a prime example of the under-the-radar geeks who carved out a DIY niche that's both useful and entertaining." -wired.com Film Riot is a YouTube channel that has...

Color Grading in Adobe Premiere (Watch Video)

This tutorial by Armando Ferreira covers many of the different ways to get creative with color grading in Adobe Premiere. Ferreira demonstrates ways to change the look and feel of footage, covering things like LUTS, secondary color effects, and the so-called...

Setting the Tone (Watch Video)

The first few seconds of your film set the tone for the entire duration. The frame rate, sound effects, music, light, and color temperature all have significant effects on the audience's emotions. They can also help create a clearer story. This video by Peter McKinnon...

How to be a Filmmaker (Watch Video)

"Follow these steps and you too can be like us!" This comedic short by IFHT Films satirizes the world of film, while actually giving some pretty good advice. You'll get an insider's look at the film world without all the usual glitz and glam. This video will show you...

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