Weekend Extra: Audio (Part One)
You heard about it in the…oh wait…you didn’t hear? Well then, join Steve in this special TWO PART episode of Weekend Extra following the road to good audio. Today we begin with shotgun mics, sound effects, and good habits to have when shooting your next movie. Next Episode?…THE MOON…and free audio programs, making a soundtrack, and tons more! (via Indy Mogul - DIY...
Q and Erik: Music, Wounds, 50 Cent, and Video...
Primetime TV has left us all bored and stupid. So gather the family around the computer and tune into this episode of Q and Erik; you’ll learn about ballistics gel, fake mustaches and cool places to find pictures and music for your videos. And if you want to be like our friend Sanity Source and get some screen time on Indy Mogul, then send us a video request!!!!! (via Indy Mogul - DIY...
Backyard FX: Spaceships
In this episode of BFX, Erik shows us how to make a miniature spaceship that YOU can fit inside (with a little Indy Mogul magic of course) and fly through space with! And it’s all for under $20!! That’s less than a set of Little Mermaid Drapes. (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)
Weekend Extra: SnorriCam
Always wanted that shot that stays stable on your actor and whacks out the background? Of course you have! Now, thanks to our friends, John and Mark, you can build your very own SnorriCam! (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)
OMGZZ the iPhone has been introduced to the Beck...
That’s all. I’ll start sending sexy iphone pix right HERE!
This movie looks awesome. We need to do an Indy Mogul crossover.
Q and Erik: Zombie Suits, Bullet Dust, Swords, and...
Sure, the radio is basically dead, but thanks to Indy Mogul, you can still bask in the warmth of the age old fireside chat with Erik Beck in the latest episode of “Q and Erik”. Dressing zombies, building swords, running away from bullets? Erik covers it all, he even gives you the inside scoop of who and what’s behind BFX!!! (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)
Backyard FX: Stunt Dummy
What can you make with some duct tape, old cothes, a fake head, and some newspaper. If your answer was a pile of old clothes and newspaper with a roll of duct tape and a fake head on the top, then you need to watch this video. Using just those ingredients, Erik builds a life size stunt dummy. (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)
MYSPACE DELETED MY ACCOUNT
It’s true. DAMN YOU MYSPACE GODS!!! But seriously. Even though I barely used my myspace account anyways (since facebook lured me away) I can’t help but feel violated. You really start to feel like this chunk of digital real estate belongs to you, but apparently we are all just renting. And if you happen to live in the myspace projects, just know your landlord is a real jerk....
Film Fights submission baby!
Weekend Extra: $25 Lightkit
Did you make the greatest movie ever made…except without any lighting? Well, Steve Nelson has the cure for your darkness disease, build your own light kit for $25. (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)
Q and Erik: Bald Caps, BFX Gear, Location Shoots,...
Like FDR before him, Erik discusses bald people, shooting in new locations, android masks, clapboards, Dysfunctional films, our upcoming Halloween specials, and what equipment he uses to shoot BFX. Tune in every Thursday for a new episode of “Q and Erik”. (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)
New daily comics
I can’t promise that they’ll be good, but I’ve started a daily comic strip diary and now that I have my scanner will be posting them here. We’re talking exclusive, semi-regular comics.
Backyard FX: Super Hero Costume
Challenged by the dark lords of The Stack, Erik Beck must design a Super Hero Costume for under $50 in order to save the entire Universe!!! (via Indy Mogul - DIY filmmaking)