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Attention, Filmmakers: Learn How to Create A Prism Planet Using Bubbles

Attention, Filmmakers: Learn How to Create A Prism Planet Using Bubbles

Our favorite DIY filmmaker, Joey Shanks, has another special effects trick…

10 DIY Production Tips That Will Save Your Ass

10 DIY Production Tips That Will Save Your Ass

From creating a shot list to effective time management, this list covers…

Watch: Essential Drone Filmmaking Tips

Watch: Essential Drone Filmmaking Tips

Here are 10 tips for any filmmakers new to the world of drones.

Watch: Attention DIY Filmmakers, Here's How to Recreate the Aurora Borealis

Watch: Attention DIY Filmmakers, Here's How to Recreate the Aurora Borealis

Learn from special effects guru Joey Shanks as he creates the Aurora Boreali…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create Homemade Video Filters for Free

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create Homemade Video Filters for Free

This filmmaker wanted an effects solution, so he came up with his own.

Attention, Filmmakers: Essential DIY Tips

Attention, Filmmakers: Essential DIY Tips

With filmmaking gear more accessible than ever, filmmakers aren't waiting…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create the 'Film Noir' Look with No Budget

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create the 'Film Noir' Look with No Budget

You don't need a big budget to create the "film noir" look.

DIY or DIE: 10 No Budget Filmmaking Musts

DIY or DIE: 10 No Budget Filmmaking Musts

"Feed everyone on a regular basis or pay the price."

Why You Should Make a DIY Film That Matters

Why You Should Make a DIY Film That Matters

Think you can't make a movie? Think again.

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Re-Create the 'Interstellar' Black Hole

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Re-Create the 'Interstellar' Black Hole

You can make your own "Interstellar" at home...well, sort of.

Guillermo del Toro and YouTube Use Halloween to Bring In Young Filmmakers

Guillermo del Toro and YouTube Use Halloween to Bring In Young Filmmakers

What do you get when YouTube teams up with Guillermo del Toro and Legendary?…

Watch: Here's How to Re-Create the Special Effects of 'Ghostbusters'

Watch: Here's How to Re-Create the Special Effects of 'Ghostbusters'

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Ghostbusters," DIY filmmaking/special…

Here's How to Light Your Film Using an IKEA Trash Can

Here's How to Light Your Film Using an IKEA Trash Can

Now this is DIY filmmaking.

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Shoot Your Film Using Flashlights

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Shoot Your Film Using Flashlights

DIY filmmaker Joey Shanks shows you how to use household flashlights to shoo…

Here's How to Find What You Need for Your Indie Production at a Thrift Shop

Here's How to Find What You Need for Your Indie Production at a Thrift Shop

You can find so much of the filmmaking gear you need at your local thrift…

Watch: DIY Filmmaking Studio Tricks and Tips in Three Minutes

Watch: DIY Filmmaking Studio Tricks and Tips in Three Minutes

Check out filmmaker Joey Shanks latest instructional video featuring DIY…

Attention Filmmakers: Who Needs a Distributor? Check Out These DIY Digital Distribution Platforms.

Attention Filmmakers: Who Needs a Distributor? Check Out These DIY Digital Distribution Platforms.

For new filmmakers, finding ways to get people to see their films is just as…

Attention, Stanley Kubrick Fans, Here's How to Use Front Screen Projection

Attention, Stanley Kubrick Fans, Here's How to Use Front Screen Projection

Filmmaker Joey Shanks has released his latest experimental/instructional…

'Magic Mike' Star's Male Stripper Doc Amongst New Titles Announced for Slamdance's 20th Annual Festival

'Magic Mike' Star's Male Stripper Doc Amongst New Titles Announced for Slamdance's 20th Annual Festival

The Slamdance Film Festival today announced its Special Screenings, Beyond…

Not Picked Up in Park City? Filmmakers Look Forward to DIY Release Options

Not Picked Up in Park City? Filmmakers Look Forward to DIY Release Options

The year is 2014. Joe the Filmmaker just found out he's going to Sundance…