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Title: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on June 02, 2018, 04:39:45 PM
I don't know if we have a thread like this, but it could be interesting, so here it goes: this is a thread tor, as the title sayss, tips & tricks. Since this is the Pros & Novices sub-forum, the tips & tricks should be about film making.

If you know anything about film making, something that might help others, be it simple or complex, post it here. If you discover a good article or video about film making, something useful or enlightening, post it here.

Cool video about animation water in stop motion:

! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Cw8xeWYaUA#)


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on June 23, 2018, 09:38:30 AM
In honor of Jurassic World: ! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1YkzzDxFXM#)
Note: He smooths out the epoxy with water. (From the comments.)


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on July 03, 2018, 05:12:00 PM
! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xEf3djRLg8#)

A method for creating motion blur in stop motion when shooting/editing digitally.


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: dean on July 04, 2018, 05:27:04 PM
Best tip off hand: learn the keyboard shortcut keys. Time spent dragging the mouse to places is time you could be spending editing.


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on July 20, 2018, 11:10:49 AM
! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAbmp7qmsYQ#)

Overview of the stop motion process.


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on July 25, 2018, 08:01:15 PM
https://www.cartoonbrew.com/ideas-commentary/here-is-the-ultimate-guide-to-distributing-a-short-film-online-162022.html (https://www.cartoonbrew.com/ideas-commentary/here-is-the-ultimate-guide-to-distributing-a-short-film-online-162022.html)

Marketing suggestions for short films.

I'm not sure I agree with their "release it everywhere" strategy; a lot of services ask for too many rights. ("We can use your video for any business related purpose," terms like that.)


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on July 26, 2018, 05:03:43 PM
! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbvX4wJqPHg#)

Been watching science experiment videos. Some of the techniques may make for interesting special FX.

WARNING: Fire is dangerous, & some states require someone with a pyrotechnic license to handle it.

! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YD2Pw9R7jY#)

I think this one has instructions for making sugar glass.


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on July 27, 2018, 04:33:29 PM
http://www.microfilmmaker.com/tipstrick/index.html (http://www.microfilmmaker.com/tipstrick/index.html)

Micro filmmaker Magazine has a nice Tips & Tricks section on their old site.


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on August 18, 2018, 08:34:48 AM
! No longer available (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiYF9PDixTY#)

How to make parallax backgrounds on a flip book.


Title: Re: Tips & Tricks
Post by: Pacman000 on August 24, 2018, 03:55:57 PM
http://hand-drawn-animation.blogspot.com/2014/08/inbetweening-for-traditional-hand-drawn.html?m=1 (http://hand-drawn-animation.blogspot.com/2014/08/inbetweening-for-traditional-hand-drawn.html?m=1)

A collection of hand-drawn animation tutorials, for inbetweening & clean up.