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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Making A Web Series: Galactic Galaxy Project Breakdown

This week I share with you a break down of my web series ‘Galactic Galaxy”. Many of the builds and filmmaking tutorials on this channel were developed during the creation process of Galactic Galaxy.

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AERANGER TEASER

The How To Make A Sci Fi Film series on the Create Sci-Fi YouTube channel shares all the steps of the making of Anthony Ferraro’s short film “Aeranger”. You can watch that how to series here.

This is the teaser for the short film Aeranger that is now complete.

An alien crash lands into prehistoric Earth in search of a surrogate planet to save her people.

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How to Make A Movie Teaser

In this tutorial, I explain the benefits of a short image/music driven teaser for your film or video project. I take you through my process step by step.

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AERANGER TEASER

 

 

 

HOW TO MAKE A CYBORG SCI-FI EYEPATCH: EASY STEP BY STEP EVA FOAM BUILD

In this tutorial, I take you through my easy cyborg sci-fi eyepatch prop/costume build process step by step using EVA Foam. I show you how to make a unique screen ready cyborg sci-fi eyepatch inexpensively.

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How To Make Sci-Fi Trooper Armor: Easy Step By Step Tutorial

In this tutorial, I take you through my easy sci-fi trooper armor costume/prop build process step by step using simple techniques and tools. I show you how to make a unique screen ready sci-fi trooper armor inexpensively.

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How To Prepare Content For Video Editing: ORGANIZE MEDIA IN PREMIERE PRO OR MAKE A PAPER EDIT

In this “How To” segment I show you how to prepare a Hard Drive of raw media for an Editor and how to make basic selects of your preferred takes. Further, if you are not comfortable using the software I show you how to make a paper edit of raw footage.

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“Aeranger” Principle Photography, BTS Production Diary

In this segment on Create Sci-Fi, I take your behind the scenes as we shoot ‘Aeranger” the sci-fi short that is at the center of the How To Make A Sci-Fi Short Film tutorials. Be sure to subscribe to follow along.

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How To Make Costumes For Indy Filmmakers: DIY Thrifty No Sew Build Technique

In this tutorial, I take you through the costume build process step by step by using inexpensive clothing. I show you how to make a screen ready costumes inexpensively.

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Filming Locations For Low & No Budget, DIY Location Scouting: Step 9 How To Make A Sci-Fi Short Film

In this tutorial on Create Sci-Fi, I go over how to find filming locations inexpensively and also touch on guerrilla filmmaking options. I take you along on my process of location scouting through Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA.

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