BFX Bloopers! →
As 2007 wraps up we wanted to take a look back at some early BFX bloopers. Watch what happens when someone gets kicked in the nuts, and Erik inhales too much fire extinguisher fumes. Outtakes from Giant Sandwich, Puppets, Jetpack, and more!
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Weekend Extra: Sword Stab Harness →
Have you wanted a cool stabbing effect without doing the cheesy “hold-the-sword-in-your-arm” routine? Well, thanks to Langaman26, who submitted this awesome tutorial, you now have one!!! Build this awesome harness from things found around your house.
Q & Erik: Holiday Special.....PART TWO!! →
This week on Q & Erik, the Indy Mogul gang gets pessimistic by counting down their least favorite films of 2007. Don’t worry, they also list their favorite holiday movies of all time. Except for Steve Nelson, he just sits there…
Viewer Take-Over: Flamethrower Prop →
We got so many great submissions for the take-over, it was a tough decision. We chose the flamethrower prop entry based on strong editing, interesting (and a tad bit scary) host, and it was something we hadn’t done before! Enjoy the take-over while Erik enjoys some well-deserved time off, and please, have a safe and happy holidays from all of us at Indy Mogul.
Camcorder Gift Guide →
‘Tis the season to do holiday gift guides. And Indy Mogul is no exception. Sure, this could just be an excuse for Steve to play with some cool cameras. But we’re here to HELP YOU pick out a camcorder for your greedy wish list or from all the money you’ll horde over the holidays. SPECIAL THANKS to cnet.com for lending their expertise HV20 and B and H for providing some of the...
Q & ERIK: HOLIDAY SPECIAL!!!! →
This week on Q & Erik the Indy Mogul crew shares their favorite films of the year,* as well as which movies they plan to catch this holiday season. * - Steve Nelson’s “Attack of the Big, Gay Banana” did not make the list, darn….
Sweeney Todd Special: How to Create the Barber's... →
As fans of Tim Burton we couldn’t pass up this challenge to create the barber’s chair from his new movie Sweeney Todd. To make this awesome film prop we have the low budget of $40! No big studio cash around here, just a creative know how for making video look better than your amatuer home made movies. Can you DIGG it? I knew that you could! Check out the offical Sweeney Todd website
Sweeny Todd Special: How to Create the Barber's... →
As fans of Tim Burton we couldn’t pass up this challenge to create the barber’s chair from his new movie Sweeny Todd. To make this awesome film prop we have the low budget of $40! No big studio cash around here, just a creative know how for making video look better than your amatuer home made movies.Check out the offical Sweeny Todd website
Easy Tips for Stop Motion Animation →
Last week, we interviewed DIY Stop Motion Animator, Javan Ivey, and he showed us his home built studio. Now he’s showing us how to utilize this workspace with some great software and helpful hints for doing Stop Motion Animation.
Q & Erik: Cameras, Free Music, Cloning, Mics and... →
This week Erik answers your burning questions about cameras, free music, cloning, and mics! Erik also whips out a new catch-phrase. Will it become the next “don’t have a cow, man”? Probably not because it’s pretty lame.
Build a Miniature Set for $10 →
Sick of the REAL world and all of it’s REAL problems? Well, with a few sheets of cardboard and some cool tricks, you can build your very own minature town!
The finished test film for this Mondays BFX.
YES, I got "erik.tumblr.com"!!!
Suck it Jetboy!
DIY Professional Animation Studio →
Weekend Extra peers into the brilliant mind of Javan Ivey, an inspired animator, and someone who uses his keen intellect to save thousands of dollars that folks blow on an animation studio.
Q & Erik: Clicking Noises, Film Look and SPEED... →
This week Erik answers your questions about mysterious clicking noises in your audio track, how to achieve a “film look” with your digital videos and the Indy Mogul crew answers the tough questions in our Speed Round Session!
BFX: Stop Motion Puppet →
Don’t have any friends to act in your movies? No problem! This week on BFX, we’ll show you how to build a miniature puppet to star in your next project. Don’t have any friends? We can’t help you there.Digg this video
A cool video using the animated characters of a terrible, terrible movie.