My “Mentors” Part 2: Freddiew & Corridor Digital

6 02 2012

Wait! Read Part 1 first.
Now where was I? Oh right, Video Copilot.

Day by day I’m learning more, until one day on their blog I see a link to a video entitled “Chrono Trigger”. It was by some YouTuber I had never heard of- Freddiew- and featured some of the muzzle flashes and debris footage from the Action Essentials 2 pack. Intrigued, I clicked on the link.

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New Video! and Short Film News

5 01 2012

Well, we have finally hashed out the basic idea/script for our short film project. With only 2 weeks to shoot and edit it, this month will be stressful!

Until then, here’s my latest completed video to tide you over

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My “Mentors” Part 1: Video Copilot

5 01 2012

Let’s talk visuals.
Specifically, VFX visuals.
More specifically, where and how to learn about VFX.

For the uninformed or blatantly ignorant; VFX stands for “Visual Effects”.

As an amateur film editor, I found out early on that eventually you’ll need to have some VFX skills, or else your video will look…lame.
Uninteresting.
Maladroit.

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Short Film Announcement!

19 12 2011

Iowa’s Speech program has added a brand new category- short films.

Holy euphoria, Batman!

This is a very exciting opportunity for me. Now I’ll actually have actors that are interested in being committed. I know it’s not actual adults, but it’s the next best thing.

Currently I am refining script ideas. We’ll see where this goes! More updates to come.
Nope, take that back. Wanna know how the film failed? Then read this follow-up article that thoroughly explains how we screwed up, so that you don’t mess up too!