Friday, July 29, 2011

DSLR Basics Tutorials from Vimeo Video School

Phillip Bloom has contributed a series of video tutorial on DSLR Basics to the Vimeo Video School

Setting up your DSLR from Vimeo Staff on Vimeo.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Free Movie footage from DSLR guru Vincent Laforet

HDDSLR guru Vincent Laforet has posted raw footage for an editing contest.  You need to download the footage from Vimeo, which seems to limit the number of downloads you can do a day unless you have a Pro account.  Get the footage here.   (Update 8/19/13: It appears that this footage is no longer available)

Laforet Edit Contest from creativeLIVE on Vimeo.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Free footage of scene to edit

Students in need of some raw footage to edit can try their hand at at a scene from a short film. Editor and Final Cut Pro trainer Misha Tenebaum from is offering the free download of the dallies from the scene from his short film, Handicapped John click here for direct download.  He is selling the script and dallies from the entire film for $30.00

(Update 7/4/13: It appears that Misha is no longer making this footage available.)

YouTube has the entire Handicapped John film.

The Modern Moviemaking Movement

Those interested in the future of low budget filmmaking should check out The Modern Moviemaking Movement.  It is a 100 page FREE "filmmaking action guide" in PDF format, and getting it requires no registration fee.