Need a title sequence on a budget? Try the milk effect!
If you need a great title sequence for your film, but have zero budget, then try this, which uses nothing more exotic than milk. You can create the entire effect for pennies and it can be combined with text in your video-editing programme of choice, ready to be used as a title animation. The beauty […]Read More
7 tips for shooting video
Whenever you’re filming video, in whatever capacity, it always helps to keep these seven tips at the forefront of your mind. 1. Panning & Tilting Controlling your shots is crucial in perfecting visually pleasing videos. Panning and tilting should not only be silky smooth with no bumps or jitter, but they also need to be […]Read More
WIN Robot Overlords!
Absolutely thrilled that today sees the big reveal of the ROBOT OVERLORDS collectors’ film poster over at Empire Online. Director Jon Wright and I wanted to capture the feel of those classic ‘80s Amblin movies with our film and this poster does exactly that. It’s by renowned artist Brian Taylor (aka Candykiller) and if you […]Read More
Three tips for capturing great audio for your movies
When making videos on your DSLR, the quality of your audio is just as important as that of your visuals. In fact, it could be argued that people are more willing to sit through bad video than terrible audio. The images in film will always speak to people on a multitude of levels, but the […]Read More
STAKING OUT MY YOUTUBE CLAIM
Yes, with the skill and art of the redoubtable Mr Peri Urban, yours truly has started up me own Youtube channel, complete with an inaugural movie. Check it out at – http://uk.youtube.com/user/michaelcobley Once I figure out how to embed it here, it will be done, for now would you kindly click on da link?Read More