Tag Archives: Video Production

This $80 Projector Trick Makes Incredible Films | Live Projection 101

How can an $80 projector upgrade your Poor Man’s Process? How can filmmakers learn to use the same projection techniques that were used in First Man (2018), Gravity (2013) and Oblivion (2013)? Well to find out we spoke to Charles Haine, a professor of cinematography at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and a writer at NoFilmSchool. Every filmmaker has shot a scene in a car at one point in their career. Whether it’s on a process trailer in a big budget production or doing the very unsafe and unwise method of shooting an actually moving vehicle, car scenes are commonplace in modern filmmaking. In this episode we show how using front projection can instantly upgrade your poor man’s process and improve the cinematic quality of your car scenes. We combine simple lighting techniques with a cheap projector we bought at Best Buy for stunning results. But can this technique match up with a CGI green screened alternative? Watch to find out!

YouTube Advice for Smaller & Newer Channels from Metal Jesus

In this video I share 7 tips I have learned over the years doing YouTube since 2010 with over 300,000 subscribers and over 50 million views!

YouTube Creator Playbook:

1. Nobody is an Expert
2. Read the YouTube Creators Playbook
3. It’s going to take time, but that’s ok
4. Your job is Video Production & Social Media
5. Understand Analytics – Watch time is KING
6. Copyright claims & strikes
7. Make videos people want to watch