Behind the scene

This is my very first job after series of film courses with no experience but with very high passion and an I can do attitude I convinced the client that I can deliver a video project for his track last year and he believed me and just like that i was on set shooting him with my DSLR. Thanks to Soji Ogunnaike who introduced me to the world of DSLR’s as i was sceptical at the time I was starting out as per how to get started and what equipments to use etc. I was blessed to stumble on Soji’s name on the internet and i decided to email him. The email was followed up with a phone call and ever...

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AUDIO EQUALS VIDEO

Audio Equals Video: True or False? Audio is definitely 50% of video and as a film maker you cannot afford to screw on audio. The mics onboard cameras are next to useless especially the ones on camcorders and DSLR's Talking about audio especially for indie film maker or amateurs wanting to go to the next level as well as DSLR shooters could be a little tricky and expensive especially when on a budget or zero budget as the case may be. There are so many audio recorders and mics that tend to be on the expensive side, may be not for some established production houses but for some of us just starting...

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Good Looks No Brains?

Good Looks, No Brain? Your movie might look great but without a compeling storyline, it's worthless. Majority of audience neither know what depth of field is nor do they appreciate the quality difference between a red camera or a consumer camcorder, so why waste time chasing money for a red camera. I know a part of you just collapsed inside but my aim is to direct your attention to your story telling and make movies story oriented rather than wasting energy setting up a flambouyant set with complicated lighting and camera movements that take away your attention from the story which is the basis...

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TIME OUT WITH DIRECTOR OF MIRROR BOY -Obi Emelonye

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GOALS FILM-MAKERS MUST ACHIEVE

Hi guys, just want to share some tips I tagged 'GOALS FILM-MAKERS MUST ACHIEVE' with you and I'm sure it will help on your next projects. MOTIVATE THE EMOTIONS OF OTHERS Its pointless making a film or project that is far from inspiring others or fails to pass a deep message across. Avoid such projects like plague. DELIVER QUALITY the fact that your project or film is a zero or low budget movie doesnt mean you should compromise on quality. Add glamour to your shots and be creative, your shots doesn't have to be expensive but it has to be great. ATTENTION TO DETAILS Film making involves...

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