Our upcoming feature film, “Remember,” will be released on DVD the end of September. Our Pre-Release Premier showing at the Napier Theatre in Drumheller was to a packed theatre and ended with two standing ovations! Thanks, Drumheller! Look for a showing in Calgary late in September or early October. Pre-order your DVD now at a limited time discount. www.TheRememberMovie.com
Well after a long wait our latest MovieMakers production is now shipping! Movie Making 101 is a DVD perfect for the beginning filmmaker. The main 60min video gives an overview of all the major stages of making a movie as presented by an amusing chalkboard teacher. It is interspersed with practical ideas that we have learned and found useful in our own filmmaking. These ideas are perfect for a filmmaker on a tight budget with limited resources. Some of the subjects include:
- How to get story ideas
- Outlining your story
- Why and how to use storyboarding and animatics
- Sets and costumes
- Choosing and buying equipment
- Finding people to work with
- Directing actors
- Communicating through lighting
- Communicating through camera movements
- Ideas for recording better sound
- How to use transitions
- Foley and sound libraries
- Visual effects
- Colour correction and colour grading
- And more!
The DVD also includes: Movie Making 101 (featured 60min film), director/producer commentary, the full animatic for the film, and a short video “Responsibility of the Story Teller”.
Movie Making 101 is available through the MovieMaking 101 online store: Buy Movie Making 101 now!
On August 23, 1886 Alberta’s only successful Stage Coach Robbery took place seven kilometers outside of modern day Calgary.
This film brings this little known, but exciting piece of Alberta history to life! The DVD contains the short film “Stage Coach Robbery on Sharp Hill” as well as a commentary explaining the historical details.