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No-Budget Filmmaking is a podcast about the art of making films no matter how small the budget. Hosts Alex Darke & Trevor L. Nelson sit down and talk about the latest trends, coolest gadgets, and ultra top secret filmmaking techniques. Want more cool stuff from Alex and Trevor? Visit Filmmaking Central and Cinema Summit. Plus, join the Fearless Filmmakers community to meet other independent filmmakers like yourself and start the independent revolution!

No-Budget Filmmaking is a podcast about the art of making films no matter how small the budget. Hosts Alex Darke & Trevor L. Nelson sit down and talk about the latest trends, coolest gadgets, and ultra top secret filmmaking techniques. Want more cool stuff from Alex and Trevor? Visit Filmmaking Central and Cinema Summit. Plus, join the Fearless Filmmakers community to meet other independent filmmakers like yourself and start the independent revolution!

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

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No-Budget Filmmaking is a podcast about the art of making films no matter how small the budget. Hosts Alex Darke & Trevor L. Nelson sit down and talk about the latest trends, coolest gadgets, and ultra top secret filmmaking techniques. Want more cool stuff from Alex and Trevor? Visit Filmmaking Central and Cinema Summit. Plus, join the Fearless Filmmakers community to meet other independent filmmakers like yourself and start the independent revolution!

Language:

English

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Episodes

NBF 054: Avoid Making Your Movie Look Cheap

9/15/2020
In this episode, Alex and Trevor discuss different mistakes one should avoid, lest your movie look cheap... Ah yes, it's a common conundrum. No-budget filmmakers want to spend as little as possible while making the movie look as big as possible. But it's hard to do that! We cover the key mistakes to avoid so that your film looks like a million bucks.

Duration:01:07:04

NBF 053: Current Trends in Filmmaking

9/8/2020
Alex and Trevor discuss some of the trends that are currently popping up in the film industry. Everything from Instagram to Gimbals, nothing is sacred. Get the show notes for this, and all episodes, at https://www.nobudgetfilmmaking.com

Duration:00:53:07

NBF 052: 3 Things We Would've Done Differently

9/1/2020
There's no time to wallow in past mistakes, but hey, we're quarantining, so all we've got is time! Listen to Alex and Trevor discuss the 3 things that they would've done differently on their filmmaking journey, had they known better. You can get the show notes for this, and all episodes, at https://www.nobudgetfilmmaking.com

Duration:00:40:00

NBF 051: Augment Your Reality

8/25/2020
In this episode, Alex and Trevor discuss the latest and greatest in Augmented Reality for film production. We've seen it in the hit series "The Mandalorian", but how can you utilize these advanced techniques in your indie films? Get the show notes for this, and all episodes, at https://www.nobudgetfilmmaking.com

Duration:00:49:43

NBF 050: NBF Returns - The Future of the Film Industry and this Podcast

8/18/2020
Alex and Trevor discuss where they've been, why they went on a hiatus from the show, and how things have changed now that they are back. They also discuss the future of the film industry in a post-COVID world and how movie theaters, VOD platforms, and filmmakers will be affected.

Duration:00:41:21

NBF 049: SELL SELL SELL!!!!!!! Your Movie

4/23/2019
As a No-Budget Filmmaker, your job doesn't stop once the final edit is done, you need peepers to see your hard work! How do you go about marketing your film to make sure the maximum number of people not only know about it but can't wait to see it? Alex and Trevor walk you through all the different ways you can get the word out for low to no money and make sure that this film won't be your last. In this episode, we discuss: WHAT'S...

Duration:01:40:48

NBF 049: SELL SELL SELL!!!!!!! Your Movie

4/23/2019
As a No-Budget Filmmaker, your job doesn't stop once the final edit is done, you need peepers to see your hard work! How do you go about marketing your film to make sure the maximum number of people not only know about it but can't wait to see it? Alex and Trevor walk you through all the different ways you can get the word out for low to no money and make sure that this film won't be your last.

Duration:01:40:48

NBF 048: I Like To Move It, Move It - Creating Movement In Your Frame

4/16/2019
There is nothing worth than a static shot of talking heads, so how can you take a mundane scene or shot and add a little spice? By adding movement! Whether it is moving your camera or moving your actors, Alex and Trevor break down how to keep your audience engaged and liven up any shot. In this episode, we discuss: WHAT'S...

Duration:01:23:03

NBF 048: I Like To Move It, Move It - Creating Movement In Your Frame

4/16/2019
There is nothing worse than a static shot of talking heads, so how can you take a mundane scene or shot and add a little spice? By adding movement! Whether it is moving your camera or moving your actors, Alex and Trevor break down how to keep your audience engaged and liven up any shot.

Duration:01:23:03

NBF 047: The Joy of Casting (With Bob Ross)

4/4/2019
Directors often say that the most important work they do is casting, so how do you find the perfect actors for your project. Alex and Trevor break down all the different ways you can discover the next movie star and talk about how the casting process is moving towards a new process in the digital age. In this episode, we discuss: WHAT'S...

Duration:01:16:13

NBF 047: The Joy of Casting (With Bob Ross)

4/4/2019
Directors often say that the most important work they do is casting, so how do you find the perfect actors for your project. Alex and Trevor break down all the different ways you can discover the next movie star and talk about how the casting process is moving towards a new process in the digital age.

Duration:01:16:13

NBF 046: A Brief Update and a Question for our Listeners

3/28/2019
This episode is LATE! And it's not a true blue episode... But, today, Alex and Trevor give a brief update into what they are doing, why this episode is so lame, and ask the listeners to submit their filmmaking questions and ideas for future podcast episodes. In this episode, we discuss: WHAT'S...

Duration:00:27:14

NBF 046: A Brief Update and a Question for our Listeners

3/28/2019
This episode is LATE! And it's not a true blue episode... But, today, Alex and Trevor give a brief update into what they are doing, why this episode is so lame, and ask the listeners to submit their filmmaking questions and ideas for future podcast episodes.

Duration:00:27:14

NBF 045: Why (Most) Horror Movies Suck

3/19/2019
Self describe horror movie freaks Alex and Trevor break down what they view as the biggest problems with horror movies these days. Damsel in distress? Cheesy killer? What do many horror films fall victim (get it?) to? But don't fear, the horror duo also focuses on what they love so much about horror flix. In this episode, we discuss: WHAT'S...

Duration:01:28:52

NBF 045: Why (Most) Horror Movies Suck

3/19/2019
Self describe horror movie freaks Alex and Trevor break down what they view as the biggest problems with horror movies these days. Damsel in distress? Cheesy killer? What do many horror films fall victim (get it?) to? But don't fear, the horror duo also focuses on what they love so much about horror flix.

Duration:01:28:52

NBF 044: Nerdin' Out About Post Equipment

3/12/2019
So you have the best camera you could afford, all the equipment, have shot the best project of your life, and are about to sit down and edit it......on an Acer laptop from 2010. Time for a post-production workflow UPGRADE! Alex and Trevor nerd out (mostly Trevor) about what you should look for when pimping out your post-production workshop. From building your own computer and what components are most important to accessories, monitors, and the morel, Alex and Trevor will walk you help you...

Duration:01:36:52

NBF 044: Nerdin' Out About Post Equipment

3/12/2019
So you have the best camera you could afford, all the equipment, have shot the best project of your life, and are about to sit down and edit it......on an Acer laptop from 2010. Time for a post-production workflow UPGRADE! Alex and Trevor nerd out (mostly Trevor) about what you should look for when pimping out your post-production workshop. From building your own computer and what components are most important to accessories, monitors, and the morel, Alex and Trevor will walk you help you...

Duration:01:36:52

NBF 043: The Theory of Everything...Filmmaking Related

3/5/2019
They've done many, many episodes - too many, some would say - on thtechnicalal aspects of filmmaking. Well today, Alex and Trevor are going in a different direction and talking about the theory behind film and why you should spend the time to learn about the critical studies of film and television. In this episode, we discuss: YouTube Channels We Mentioned WHAT'S...

Duration:00:55:50

NBF 043: The Theory of Everything...Filmmaking Related

3/5/2019
They've done many, many episodes - too many, some would say - on the technical aspects of filmmaking. Well today, Alex and Trevor are going in a different direction and talking about the theory behind film and why you should spend the time to learn about the critical studies of film and television.

Duration:00:55:50

NBF 042: Kitted Out: Your Dream Equipment Kit

2/26/2019
There is no such thing as a perfect equipment kit that can shoot any project, but we sure can dream can't we? Alex and Trevor walk you through what you should look for and strive for as you build out your equipment and move towards bigger projects, budgets, and profits. In this episode, we discuss: WHAT'S...

Duration:01:25:18