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“Back to the Future Board Joust!” : A BFX Original Short

Two boarders from different times collide in this weeks very random BFX Original Test Short. Watch as the old generation meets the new generation and faces off …

“Once” Director John Carney at the Independent Spirit Awards : BFX : Extras

Bonus interview footage of John Carney, Director of the film “Once” and winner of the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film. Questions also taken …

“Regret”: An April Fools’ obsession (DIY light test film) featuring Blue Scholars

A test film for Griffin’s new DIY video light, “Regret” is a cautionary tale: Don’t mix an April Fools’ Day office prank with a viral dance video! Featuring a superb soundtrack by Blue Scholars, this original short film is an entry in their Cinemetropolis Short Film Contest, plus Film Fights’ April 2012 competition. Watch the […]

“Wet Cold American Winter” : A BFX Original Short

Never, ever follow the voices in your head to the bottom of a pool.  Lessons learned, Jake.  Also, be on the look out for magical holiday interlacing!  FREE HOLIDAY CHEER!  Want to find out how to make your own underwater camera rig for under $60? Check it out on BFX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yct1CyuZ1q8Indy Mogul’s Backyard FX features […]

[NEW] Storyboarding Foundations Course

► Get the course: Storyboarding Foundations Storyboarding Foundations… What is it about? This course will help you take that first step to making your film a reality. Storyboarding is one of the most important steps to making a film, and one you should absolutely NOT skip. This course will help you get comfortable with making […]

[NEW] TVPaint Animation course is now AVAILABLE

► TVPaint Animation course: TVPaint Animation So what is this course about? This is a complete course to traditional hand-drawn 2D animation using TVPaint, one of the leading programs for frame-by-frame, old school animation. What will you learn? We’ll start by going over the TVPaint interface and understand how to work with the project window, […]

#IQBTS – What’s the Best Camera?

John tackles the perennial question: What is the best camera? Consider becoming a patron on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ If you liked the opening track (Boogie Woogie by Jake…

#IQBTS Unboxing Our New Camera

Consider becoming a Patron on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ We unbox our brand new Camera for FIQ! Check out our full write up where I go …