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DIY Cheapo Filmmaking

Posted by bwmm on August 30, 2009

DIY Cheapo Filmmaking

How to Aquire Your Filmmaking Equipment for $750 USD article
http://downtownwestcliffe.com/socofilm/750dollars.htm

http://www.stormforcepictures.com/
http://www.microfilmmaker.com/
http://www.indieclub.com/
http://www.indietalk.com/
http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/
http://hv20.com/
http://forum.fanfilmsforum.com/
http://fxhome.com/
http://likeastory.com/
http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/
http://www.studentfilmmakers.com/
http://www.digitalcinemapictures.com/
http://www.nobudgetfilmschool.com/

http://www.ehow.com/how_5045422_make-low-budget-movie.html

http://filmmakeriq.com/general/featured/202-diy-filmmaking-tutorials.html

Other Lighting
http://www.scottspears.net/Lowbudgetinglighting.htm
http://takezer0.com/2009/01/low-budget-lighting.html
http://www.internetvideomag.com/articles2003/LowBudgetLighting.htm
http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread.php?t=20501&highlight=lighting
http://www.sublime-light.com/index.php/2007/08/10/diy-make-your-own-light-reflector-for-5/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7762644@N04/2519135991
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nickwheeleroz/3591329425/
http://www.lighting-academy.com/index.php?id=691&L=1
http://www.diyphotography.net/homestudio/blz/soft-panel-frame-design
http://www.rockfordimages.com/outdoordiffuser.htmed-for-hotlight
http://www.diyphotography.net/homestudio/blz/soft-light-panel-frame
http://www.diyphotography.net/homestudio/blz/cheap-diy-reflector-stand
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bri3rP5nT7k P1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWQWyQgOb5Q P2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTN2rSIG1iQ P3

Sound
http://www.dvuser.co.uk/content.php?CID=6
http://www.uwm.edu/~type/audio-reports/DIY_NT4_3inchPVC_ShockZep/DIY_NT4_3inchPVC_ShockZep.html
http://www.wiremonkey.com/index2.html
http://www.wiremonkey.com/index2.html
http://www.wiremonkey.com/index2.html
http://www.wiremonkey.com/index2.html
http://www.cartala.com/micboom.php
http://www.instructables.com/id/Microphone-Blimp/
http://www.videomaker.com/article/14073/
http://www.videomaker.com/article/14073/2/
http://www.metacafe.com/watch/963275/diy_microphone_blimp/
http://www.microfilmmaker.com/tipstrick/Issue8/shotwind.html
http://martinpaling.com/articles/home-made-microphone-windshield/

http://www.basslinedigital.com/learning/tutorials/appleboxes/

Costume (told you guys I have weird tastes.lol)
scifi/actiony ish

http://www.indymogul.com/backyardfx/episode/BFX_20080825
http://www.padawansguide.com/
http://www.tk409.com/tk409.html
http://www.studiocreations.com/howto/index.html
http://community.livejournal.com/steamfashion
http://www.mcp-concepts.com/works/works-stargate-costume.htm
http://www.sg-soc.com/
http://www.sithvixen.com/
http://www.cosplay.com/costumes/
http://www.instructables.com/id/CloroxBot-Recycled-Giant-Robot-Costume!/
http://triggur.org/costume/mech/
http://www.cosplaylab.com/contests/winners/index.asp
http://thecostumer.today.com/
http://www.angelfire.com/pa2/jdoud/costume.html
http://www.threadbanger.com/episode/THR_20080829
http://www.hi-impact.org/
http://filmmakeriq.com/production/costume-design/halo-armor-diy-master-chief.html
http://www.bobafettfanclub.com/manual/costume/
http://kellilla.com/me/costuming/
http://www.browncoats.com/index.php?ContentID=42ea91a36257b
http://browncoats.com/gallery/Fan-Made-Costumes?page=1

Reg
http://www.newenglandfilm.com/magazine/2009/06/costumes
http://www.debsrecycledsewingpatterns.com/Main/index.shtml
https://sewing.patternreview.com/
http://sewing.patternreview.com/cgi-bin/reviewgallery.pl
http://www.ericabunker.com/2007_08_01_archive.html
http://thesewingdivas.wordpress.com/2006/07/04/knock-off-dress/
http://www.kerry-litka.com/main/wordpress/2009/06/25/whats-black-and-white-and-lime-green-all-over/

locations
http://www.ehow.com/how_2129154_freebie-locations-nobudget-filmmaking.html
http://www.rivalquest.com/guerilla/

Other DIY
http://filmlinker.com/blog/2007/11/diy-filmmaking-make-your-own-equipment-tools/
http://www.vfx.co.nz/build.html sites
http://www.diyfilmgear.blogspot.com/
http://www.dvcamerarigs.com/

Fog Chiller
http://www.gotfog.com/fog_machine_chiller.html
http://www.geocities.com/liemavick/Fogchiller.html
http://www.hauntproject.com/projdetail.asp?category=Fog
http://www.wildrice.com/Halloween/Construction/FogChiller/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi_Color_LED_Fog_Spreader/
http://www.kickthefog.com/chiller.htm
http://www.halloweenforum.com/general-halloween/77556-fog-chiller-question.html
http://www.instructables.com/id/SHTC0KTF7OAIFJ2/
http://www.kennymester.com/fogchill.htm
http://www.finkbuilt.com/blog/diy-fog-screen/
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/408511/how_to_make_your_own_fog_chiller.html?cat=30
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=166432.0
http://www.makershed.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=HALLOW07

Graveyard
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/380010/diy_haunted_halloween_graveyard_for.html?cat=30
http://www.hauntedwisconsin.com/information/links/diy/
http://www.squidoo.com/halloweengraveyards

Low budget Screenplay
http://www.freelancewriting.com/articles/writing-low-budget-screenplays-that-sell.php
http://www.blackmeadow.com/2008/06/writing-a-low-budget-screenplay-that
http://www.ehow.com/how_2054832_cut-production-costs-screenplay.html
http://www.online-communicator.com/scriptip.html
http://screenplay.com.au/articles/low_budget_hc_tip.htm
http://ezinearticles.com/?Low-Budget-Screenplays—From-Blank-Screen-to-the-Silver-Screen&id=2489271
http://www.writemovies.com/article_glenn.htm

There is a book Planning the Low-Budget Film by Robert Latham Brown
Film & Video Budgets Deke Simon and Michael Wiese
Here are the budget spreadsheets from the book
http://shop.mwp.com/pages/film-making-resources/

http://www.reelgrok.com/file.cfm?CurrentPage=1&search_filter=budget (from what I’ve seen I think you have to pay for them)

Sorry this is a long post. I will find more to post.

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One Response to “DIY Cheapo Filmmaking”

  1. Thanks for all of your research Cool-Splash. You are NOT doing this in vain. Things with me are coming along fine. *wink*. Keep on going!!

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