Do you have to be a good actor to be a good director? Find out on today's episode. Plus see the results of last week's Monday challenge and find out what is ...
Acting, Directing and a New Monday Challenge!
Ever want to put yourself in your favorite movie? Well, after today's episode you will be able to do just that! After putting ourselves in the Avengers trailer, Ryan ...
Put Yourself in the Avengers!
We go skydiving without parachutes, get lost in the desert, beat you in a staring contest, and have a dancing ape! All in today's episode of Film Riot! Plus, learn ...
Background Replacement, Skydiving & Warp Stabilizer!
Writing, cameras, casting and more on today's mail sack! Plus the first ever Monday Challenge (get ready to impress Ryan!) and Josh gets lost in the desert.
The First Ever Monday Challenge!
Ryan busts out his favorite iPhone apps for filmmakers! Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kwshg8mRSuQ FilmRiot ...
The Best iPhone Apps for Filmmakers!
Today, Josh is running this thing. Find out if he believes in Bigfoot and lots more! Josh on Twitter: http://twitter.com/josh_connolly.
Josh "Not a Zombie" Gets His Own Mail Sack Today!
Today we create a short sketch using an iPhone 4S as our only camera! Then, we show you how to get that kind of quality from your cell phone! FloLight: ...
Shoot a Film With an iPhone and FiLMiC Pro!
We took the challenge of making a short with the iPhone 4s. The goal was to make the iPhone's video mode look as cinematic as possible... And though we were ...
Operation: A Short Film Shot on iPhone 4s!
On today's sack-o-mail, Ryan answers questions on the Canon 5D MKIII, camera stabilizers, his 5 worst movie picks and more! Like, Favorite and SHARE ...
Mail Sack: 5D MKIII and Ryan's 5 Worst Movies!
Today on Film Riot we show you how to hang your friends by the neck until dead... the safe way. Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode!
Hang 'Em High! How to (Safely) Hang Your Friends In Your Films!
On today's mail sack, we talk Ryan's first camera, audio, licensing and more. Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode!
Ryan's First Camera, ADR, Music Licensing & Strawberry Nipples!
Today we go back to some filmmaking 101 with explanations for the three most important camera setting to know: F-Stop, Shutter Speed and ISO setting!
F-Stop, Shutter Speed & ISO Explained!
We're back! We make the journey to Texas and answer a few of your questions! Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode!
Film Riot in Texas!
Learn to be a better cinematographer by first mastering photography. Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode!
The Best Photography Tips For Filmmakers!
Today we show how you can easily create the demon effect as seen in the Fairy sketch. Plus, we say farewell to Florida! Watch the Fairy Domain.com Ad: ...
Make Your Very Own Demon!
Another Monday, another Mail Sack. TELL teaser: http://youtube.com/triunefilms Triune shirt: http://triunefilms.bigcartel.com/ Letus Direct: http://letusdirect.com ...
Music Composers, Jokes and Dream Projects! Filmmaking Q&A's
For pro sliders check out Kessler Crane! http://www.kesslercrane.com It's the most requested DIY build we've gotten yet! So today we finally throw together a ...
$10 DIY Camera Slider!
Continuing our series on DIY filmmaking gear, Ryan decides to tackle making his own $10 dollar light stand! Shopping List: 6- 3/4" PVC Elbows: ...
$10 DIY Light Stand!
Last week we made a DIY shoulder mount. This week we wanted to take it up a notch and try something we haven't seen done before. What we came up with is ...
$25 DIY Dual Shoulder Mount
We gave Bruno and Josh their time in the Q&A seat! Next up is the always adorably evil Emily! Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode!
Q&A with Emily!
Using some easy-to-get supplies, Ryan shows you how you can make your own DIY shoulder rig for under $20! And yes, we know this has been made plenty of ...
$20 DIY DSLR Shoulder Rig
Ever want to make your own 70's Grindhouse film? Well then you're in luck! Because today Ryan shows you how to do that. To download the project go here: ...
Get The Grindhouse Effect
For today's Q&A segment, we decided to give Josh and Bruno a chance to answer some of your questions! Like, Favorite and SHARE today's episode!
Face Time Q&A with Josh & Bruno!
Ryan builds a cheap and effective boom pole. Plus, get some good tips to operating your boom mic!
How to Build a $25 DIY Boom Pole
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