Weekend Extra: Giant Effect →
Giants, once a tall tale from the stupid people of ancient history, will soon run rampant on the pages of YouTube!!! All you need is a camera and you can make some sweet looking giants. Just watch where you step!
Q & Erik: Lenses, Lighting, Dead Cats and Erik's... →
Today’s episode of Q & Erik is jam-packed with information about camera lenses, lighting tips, instructions on how to shoot a car scene and how to buy corn syrup in England! We also have a short film by Justin on why Erik needs to wear glasses and Steve hosts his first episode of English-To-English. Oh, and Erik kills a cat… Intrigued? Then click play my friends!
BFX: Build a blood-covered pumping human heart! →
This holiday, for only $37, give the gift that keeps on beating. A fake heart! Don’t like my joke? Yeah…neither do I…
My iphone is currently out of commission
I first noticed I couldn’t hear anything when I tried to order a post thanksgiving day pizza. Then videos wouldn’t play with audio. So I tried to reset it. Nothing, so I tried to update the software and now it doesn’t even turn on. So until I make it to the Apple Store I’m off the grid. The only way to contact me until then is via email. Please use firstname.lastname@example.org as...
Weekend Extra: Encoding for YouTube →
Did you just buy a $1,000 camera, upload your first video to YouTube, and find it looking like you used your cell phone to shoot the movie? Well, worry no more…this episode of Weekend Extra will help you get the best quality for your video before uploading it to YouTube.
Q & Erik: Smooth Moves, Green Screen Tips and a... →
Today on Q & Erik we answer your questions about smooth slow-mo shots and improving the quality of your green screen footage. Steve’s inner artist comes out, a rogue dodgeball terrorizes the set and we learn some troubling information about Gary…. creepy.
A promo for the upcoming “Holiday Viewer Take Over”. AKA: I’ll be in California for x-mas and can’t make an episode for that week.
BFX: Snow Machine →
Global Warming gotcha down? Worry no more! This week’s episode of BFX is the SNOW MACHINE!!!! Woohoo. AND most of the ingredients are junk you can find around the house, so, you’ll be on Santa’s good list this year…and by Santa, I mean Al Gore.
Weekend Extra: $25 Turbo Mini Jib →
The Camera Crane that ANYONE can afford! Attach it to your tripod and that good looking girl in your English class might mistake you for George Lucas…I’m not sure if that’ll help your chances with her, though.
Q & Erik: SPECIAL REPORT!!!!! →
Today on Q & Erik we are joined by professional film editor David Ray, whose list of credits include “Scarface” and “A Bronx Tale”
BFX: Ninja Swords and Flying Ninja Stars →
If you could ask a ninja one thing, what would it be? Well, if you asked about swords and ninja stars, then Ninja Erik Beck has your answers. If you asked about the thousands of years of dynamic history within the ninja legend, then go read a book you nerd!!!!
Weekend Extra: Steadicam Operator →
Kyle Fasanella, steadicam operator, and curator of the famous VileKyle.com gives us a rare glimpse at how a steadicam works. Now we know $8, 000 is a lot of money (more than we’ve ever seen at once), but we think you’ll really enjoy watching this…and who knows, maybe you’ll break the piggy bank for one of these babies.
Q and Erik: Attack of the Pumpkins! →
Today on Q & Erik we show you the finalists of our Mogulween pumpkin carving contest.
BFX: Make a Ninja Costume, Snap a Neck, and Walk... →
Are you tired of being picked on by the neighborhood samurai? Do you feel the urge to throw a smoke bomb and run away from awkward social situations? Then you need to watch part one of Indy Mogul’s two part Ninja extravaganza! Erik will show you how to dress like a Ninja, (safely) snap necks like a Ninja and run on walls. All for under $35 dollars. We are also announcing the winner of our...
BFX: Ninjas part#1 →
Are you tired of being picked on by the neighborhood samurai? Do you feel the urge to throw a smoke bomb and run away from awkward social situations? Then you need to watch part one of Indy Mogul’s two part Ninja extravaganza! Erik will show you how to dress like a Ninja, (safely) snap necks like a Ninja and run on walls. All for under $30 dollars. We are also announcing the winner of our...
Weekend Extra: Jib Arm (Camera Crane) →
For $80 and one stop to the hardware store, you can build your very own DIY Jib Arm (Camera Crane). And after a few hours of building you’ll be getting AWESOME new shots that’ll make your veiwer feel like they’re soaring through the air, along with your Box Office Sales…cause you’ll be the next Martin Scorsese. And stay tuned for modifications and instructions on how...
Q and Erik: Cannon GL2, Prosthetic Kit and Spirit... →
This week on “Q and Erik” we discuss the Cannon GL2, prosthetic kits, spirit gum substitutes and Erik shows off his “sexy fireman” costume, sexy being a relative term of course.