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How To Build A Spaceship For $ 5: Dollar Store Kitbashing. Part 1

In this tutorial, I take you through a kitbashing build process step by step. I show you how to make a practical spaceship from $5 worth of dollar store toys. In a future episode, we will actually use this ship on a green screen to shoot a practical fly by in space.

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How To Film Our Kitbashed Space Ship On Green Screen. Part 2

In this tutorial, we go through how to film a sci-fi spaceship model we made in a previous episode with a simple green screen and camera phone. In a future episode, we will actually use this footage to create a VFX composition of the sci-fi spaceship flying through space.

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Simple Video Compositing Our Kitbashed Space Ship Part.3

In this episode, we create a VFX composition of a model sci-fi spaceship flying through space using Adobe Premiere Pro. In the first episode of this mini-series, we made a spaceship model for $5 from Dollar Store toys. In episode 2 we filmed the spaceship with an iPhone in front of a simple green screen.

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Galactic Galaxy Wins Oustanding Film at the Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest

The web series Galactic Galaxy created & directed by Anthony Ferraro won for Outstanding Film at the prestigious Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest.

From the official Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest Web Page:

2018 AWARDS RESULTS

OUTSTANDING FILM

Winner of the Outstanding Film Award goes to a film that offered action, drama, comedy, VFX, live action and animation.

Congratulations to Anthony Ferraro GALACTIC GALAXY

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Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest 2018 Interview Anthony Ferraro

Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest 2018 Interview Anthony Ferraro

BY Martha’s Film Corner

Anthony Ferraro, YouTuber, and filmmaker, tells about his acclaimed series Galactic Galaxy and why he loves science fiction. Anthony won the Outstanding Film Award at the Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest 2018.

 

FREE AFTER EFFECTS PLUG-INS TO MAKE BLASTER VFX

This week on Create Sci-Fi I share with you the free After Effects plug-ins I use to make sci-fi laser & blaster Gun visual effects in my videos. I share the few very easy steps I use to achieve a very polished look.

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“1000 YOUTUBE SUBSCRIBERS” Thank You!

I just wanted to say a sincere THANK YOU to the first 1000 subscribers who have joined me on this journey of making, It would not be possible without you. I look forward to creating more content and keeping this creative train rolling – next stop, 10,000 subscribers.

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HOW TO MAKE A DOLLAR STORE MASH-UP SPACE GUN FOR $3

In this tutorial, I take you through a mash-up build process step by step. I show you how to make a screen ready sci-fi prop blaster for $3 from two dollar store toy water guns and a hand saw. And I go over weathering techniques to give the blaster that real-world feel.

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Best Practices For Low & No Budget Film & Web Series Production

This week at create sci-fi, I ask indie film & video producer Eric Michael Kochmer to share his practical knowledge of low & no budget film & web series production. Eric is the Head of Production at We Make Movies.Org and has a wealth of experience producing and shepherding first time filmmakers.

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