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Halloween Trick or Treat or How-To Videos You Can Use

Halloween Trick or Treat or How To Videos You Can Use

You can always count on a ton of Halloween content to be swirling around this time of year, and the tent-pole opportunities during this holiday might be the best of all tent-pole opportunities in an given year.  The entertainment value provided by the spooky, the ...

8 Awesome Ways to Use Your Car to Shoot Great Video

8 Awesome Ways to Use Your Car to Shoot Great Video

A lot of times, amateur filmmakers forget the everyday objects and items they use everyday which can be used to enhance their videos.  They are easy to overlook.  After all, that rolling chair in your office couldn't possibly be used as a dolly, could it?  ...

Making Your Online Video Pop - My Top Tips for Web Series

Making Your Online Video Pop   My Top Tips for Web Series

I write a lot about research and trends and some technical aspects of online video. I hardly ever, really, get to talk about the content of the video that I watch and why I watch it. So I've compiled a list of things I think ...

Film Riot’s Monday Challenge: A Great Example of Interactive Audience Engagement in Video

Film Riot’s Monday Challenge: A Great Example of Interactive Audience Engagement in Video

Calls-to-action should be something fun or stir people to react to your videos, to become involved.  When you allow your fans to interact with you in some way, you give them a challenge or a question to tackle, and you provide your own input into ...

Film Riot's Ryan Connolly Weighs In On The Canon C300 Vs. RED Scarlet

Film Riots Ryan Connolly Weighs In On The Canon C300 Vs. RED Scarlet

It was only a matter of time before Film Riot's Ryan Connolly put in his two cents on the two newest competing cameras, the Canon C300 and RED Scarlet.  He was hesitant to do it, mainly because he hasn't had a chance to test-drive either ...

Sound Effects, Freebies, And Film Terms - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Sound Effects, Freebies, And Film Terms   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

One of the best aspects of Ryan Connolly's short film Losses is its sound, although when you hear the Film Riot host talk about it, you get the feeling he's not entirely happy with it.  Well, that's what professionalism costs you sometimes.  You can't be ...

Revision3 Pioneer DiggNation To End Its Run In December

Revision3 Pioneer DiggNation To End Its Run In December

DiggNation, a popular talk show hosted by Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht, will end its 6-year run on Revision3 in December.  The two hosts are hoping to move on to new things, although Rose will still be a part of Rev3's Foundation and Albrecht will ...

How To Shoot A Fight Scene & Practical Muzzle Flash Effects--Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

How To Shoot A Fight Scene & Practical Muzzle Flash Effects  Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Fighting should be an easy thing to capture on film, right?  You just get a couple of guys fake punch each other in the face and have them react like a real punch just connected, with heads flying in the opposite direction.  Well, it shouldn't ...

An Exclusive Interview With Ryan Connolly, Creator & Host Of Film Riot

An Exclusive Interview With Ryan Connolly, Creator & Host Of Film Riot

Film Riot, which plays Mondays and Thursdays on Revision3, is a virtual film school right here on the web.  It is especially valuable for those who look to get into web video (or any kind of film and video work) and might not have that ...

Behind the Scenes of "Losses" - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Behind the Scenes of Losses   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

After watching Losses, Film Riot host Ryan Connolly's short action film shot on the RED Epic, you might wonder how he was able to do all the things he was able to do in such a short amount of time.  As he says in Episode ...