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TV Makes It To the Web Through Independent Filmmakers

Posted by bwmm on June 3, 2011

There are some pretty sweet web series that I definitely want to mention.

7 Cities

They even have it on TV

Facebook

Dirty South

The Same people who made Dirty South have Kissing Frogs

They also have a website/channel called Milestone Television

Pilot for (not sure if they are still going to have it be a web series or not)

The Endz

Here is another pilot of the Endz

The New York Television Film Festival is a festival for Pilots.

Here are a few

Red Hook High

Cast and Crew

Teachers

Another pilot made for the festival. Don’t know if it got in or not, but it was pretty good.

Which Way

Not a pilot for a festival, but for a class project. Either way it’s pretty cool cute kids show.

Mosquito

Pilot for proposed series
Dirty Rich

you can also view the pilot here Same ep just info on how much production cost, tech specs etc.

Last, but not least is a web series and a damn good one.

Pioneer One Everyone should most definitely check this web series out.

Also Pioneer One’s YT Channel Facebook of course their website

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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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