Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! The workshop last Saturday revolved around creating a working movie screen in Minecraft, and everyone joined in to see how it works. But this tutorial is fo ...more
Building a Movie Screen
Erik Beck of Indy Mogul shows you how to make a non-working jet pack for under $30. He'll also show you how to create a flying effect for the jet pack in post-production using a green screen.
Make family movie night extra special by holding it outdoors! If your backyard is big enough and the weather where you live lets you, you can set up your own home theater in the backyard! All you need is a screen, projector, DVD player and a sound system.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to build a movie from individual clips in iMovie. Using clips in iMovie will easily allow users to create a movie. On the right side of the screen in iMovie, there will be a library of all the clips and images that you have imported. C ...more
Reading in bed with a book and bedside lamp is so 1990s. As tablets get smaller and content continues to be digitized, reading on an electronic device is pretty standard. If you want to stay nice and bundled up in your bed while reading the latest article from WonderHowTo, th ...more
In this tutorial you will learn how to clone yourself, create split screen effects and picture-in-picture effects with video footage in Windows Movie Maker.
In this clip, you'll learn how to digitally replace backgrounds with chromakeying in Sony Vegas. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure ...more
Take a few photos and still images, then use Windows Movie Maker to turn them into a screen saver style loop. This tutorials hows you how to use Movie Maker so you can burn your own short movie onto DVD.
For almost a decade, projector phones have tried to entice consumers with their convenience as media machines. While these devices are alluring, they've never really taken off with mainstream success. The latest effort, Moviphone, sounds tempting if you watch a lot of films an ...more
The latest film addition in the American-produced Millennium series, The Girl in the Spider's Web, was just released on Blu-ray a few days ago. As you could expect, the movie has many hacking scenes throughout, just like the previous English and Swedish language movies centere ...more
There's nothing better than gathering up all the cushions, pillows, and blankets in your home and having a good ol' fashion movie night. But if you're still rocking the old 19-inch TV your parents gave you in college, you may want to upgrade to something bigger. If you've got ...more
If you're running iOS 10 or lower, there is no built-in way to make a screen recording on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch directly from the device, but that doesn't mean there isn't a way to record your screen at all. Occasionally, there will be an app in the iOS App Store tha ...more
So much goes into making a film. Take a look at just the conceptual art that was created for the new Johnny Depp movie, Pirates of the Caribbean 4. These characters are going to be awesome to see on the big screen. Pirates originated as a ride at disneyland. Here is an amazi ...more
Brought to you by Chevy. Video: . DoItYourself.com partnered with Chevrolet to feature 5 how-to/DIY videos focusing on unique backyard projects. Learn how to make an outdoor movie screen, a patio table with a built-in cooler, glass bottle torches, a clean burning fire pit, and ...more
Hey guys, corndog97 here! As most of you know I have been working on an extensive mega build with my friends Knight Skelly, Killer Oliver, and HUD (howcanudothis). I have to say, my mates have done such a good job, and picked up the pattern within an hour. Here's what it looks ...more
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more
Your phablet's large screen is perfect for viewing movies and music videos wherever you are, but as gorgeous as the Note 3's screen is, holding it gets old and you can't always find something to prop it up at a decent movie-watching angle. But there's a secret you might not k ...more
Smartphones and tablets are great for watching movies and videos while you're out, but at home, the screen is just too tiny. There are quite a few projectors on the market that work with mobile devices, but they can get pricey. The good news is that it's pretty simple to hack ...more
In the Android community, there's a lot of discussion about how display notches should be used. For some, hiding the notch is more appealing, but others feel that hiding it wastes screen real estate. Well, Essential just provided another solution that should satisfy both sides ...more
Behavioral ad targeting companies are diving deeper into the realms of your subconscious with a new approach to serving adverts to you online—and they're using your television. Many web surfers peruse the internet at home while they're watching television. You might even be d ...more
Ant-Man isn't one of the most famous Marvel superheroes. In fact, with the news of his individual movie came great doubt that the comic book legends could succeed in telling the tiny story of an oddball hero on the big screen. Yet with its humor and unique story, Ant-Man has b ...more
As obtrusive as they come, the translucent volume control window that appears in iOS 7 takes up a lot of screen real estate. It's extremely annoying when watching videos, appearing directly in the middle of the movie you're viewing for several seconds any time you adjust the a ...more
Before you read further, you may want to make sure you're wearing brown pants if you scare easily. Developer Abhishek Singh conjured an augmented reality experience that recreates the spine-tingling scene from The Ring where (spoiler alert) the ghost of Samara (or Sadako, fro ...more
If CES 2018 is the starting gate for this year's race to release smartglasses, then Vuzix is already racing down the augmented reality track with its Blade smartglasses. After a "surreptitious" preview and a pre-order launch in 2017, Vuzix Blade will make its "official" debut ...more
Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out, according to director Martin Scorsese, who asserted that when describing his life's work. Getting the perfect shot can turn an otherwise ordinary scene into something great, both on and off screen. One of the most reco ...more
Google just announced a partnership with Movies Anywhere that will allow you to connect your iTunes, Amazon, and Vudu movie library with Google Play Movies. In other words, movies you purchase from any of these online retailers will be available for playback in the Google Play ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Everyone seems to really be enjoying the current Weekly Challenge, so it was a little hard to find some finished builds. There are some work-in-progress bui ...more
During a power outage at my apartment this year, I watched movies on my MacBook Pro instead of on my television. While I had no complaints about the screen size, I did have an issue with how low the audio coming from my speakers was. External speakers would help, but I don't w ...more
Adding additional photos to a movie project in iMovie for iPhone is relatively simple, but incorporating more videos to your timeline is a little bit more involved, only because there's more that you can do. Unlike with photos, you can trim the length of new videos, select the ...more
There's never been a better time for streaming videos on your phone. With so many options available (including a potential mobile-only Netflix tier) and so many new smartphones having large screens, there's a good chance you know someone who mainly use their phone for videos. ...more
While there are at least five cool things coming in iOS 11.4, they may not be enough to get you to install the iOS 11.4 beta on your iPhone. Since its initial beta release at the start of April, there have been plenty of known issues and user-reported bugs to deal with. While ...more
Today's project will show how you can convert your laptop, smartphone, or tablet computer into a makeshift projector—just in time for March Madness! It's super cheap to build, and can add a little bit of creative fun to your next sports party. Video: . This DIY is geared mainl ...more
In the wake of MoviePass' controversies, there was room for competitors to slide in and steal the limelight. Sinemia is one of those services. It's sometimes just as confusing to use as MoviePass, but some benefits can make it worth it whether you're switching from MoviePass o ...more
I remember a time when I had to rent a VHS from the local video rental store. It wasn't all that bad, with the only real annoyances being the trip to and fro, having to rewind the movie and the possible malfunction of my VHS player, which liked to eat tape from time to time. ...more
Movie fans—it's that time again—the Oscars. You can finally see who wins for Best Actress, Best Director or Best Screenplay tomorrow night during the 83rd Academy Awards at 8 p.m. (EST) on ABC. For those of you on the west coast, that would be 5 p.m. (PST). And this year, the ...more
Want to make sure your collection of home videos is preserved? Or convert that movie collection you spent the 80s building into something more lasting? There are several ways to get content from a VHS cassette onto a DVD, including getting a VHS/DVD recorder.
A green screen lets you add any sort of background to your movie in post-production. Part of a successful green screen shot is properly lighting your set so you can easily add the special effects later. Teach your camera crew these tips for your next film!
Ever wonder how to create movie magic right in your own home? This video shows you step by step everything you need to know and do to create the green screen effect, from properly setting up your green screen, to lighting it, as well as your subjects for a successful effect. F ...more
This half-hour episode of Hak5 covers several topics: Using a DSLR camera to create HD footage, building your own Google TV, unlocking & copying locked files with Lock Hunter, using PicPick for screen capture, using WinDirStat for analyzing & cleaning your hard drive, setting ...more
Indy Mogul shows you four ways to create movie effects to make yourself look like a giant both with and without a green screen.
Check out this video tutorial on how to make a cheap multi-touch pad like in the MacBook Air. Yes, that's right... you can make your very own multitouch, finger-sensitive touch pad for your computer. This is definitely the cheap way to go to make a Multitouch Mini (MTmini), wi ...more
Green screens are clever devices that have saved movie studios millions of dollars in production fees because of their ability to let you tack on any background you desire digitally. Replicate the high-quality green screen keying used in many movies by watching this tutorial ...more
Steve Nelson from Indy Mogul shows you how to create cool falling or jumping from a building effect. Use a combination of camera angeles, green screen, and editing to create this cool action effect for your films.
Michael Myers from the Halloween movie franchise might be one of the scariest villains ever to be depicted on screen. He is a popular Halloween costume choice, but most of the newer masks and other costume products made of Mike Myers are not very faithful to the original—or th ...more
Pulp heroism rules! And everyone's favorite masked vigilante hits the big screen tomorrow night, thanks to fantastical filmmaker Michel Gondry and his new superhero movie, The Green Hornet. The Green Hornet (2011) Trailer. Seth Rogen tackles the comedic role of Britt Reid, aka ...more
The greenscreen has allowed filmmakers to take us to worlds they never could have otherwise, but they can ruin a movie when used poorly. Watch this video for a guide to picking a screen, lighting it, and getting a good key for it using Final Cut Pro or After Effects.
This video demonstrates how easy it is to take a screenshot with shortcuts in Mac OS X. Pressing Command-Shift-3 will take a screenshot of the entire screen, while Command-Shift-4 will let you take a screenshot of just a selected area of the screen instead. For the latter, onc ...more
Winterboard sounds like some special type of snowboarding you can only do with a special snowboard, but in actuality Winterboard is a special application on your iPod and iPhone that lets you create pretty background themes, movie backgrounds, and lockscreen changes. This mea ...more
Need to insert a scrollable gallery of thumbnails into your website or web project? You've come to the right place. In this tutorial, learn how to build a scrolling thumbnails video and take it to the next level by building a fully functional gallery with a bonus randomizer bu ...more
As a film extra, you’ll make some easy money, get a chance to see moviemaking up close, and perhaps become immortalized on screen. Here’s how to get a gig.
The primary purpose of hot keys in StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, is so that you can control the command card in the bottom-right portion of your screen, without using a computer mouse. But the hot keys have other uses, too. The first video covers the basics, and the second vi ...more
If you need a dolly for your movie masterpiece, you don't need to go with a professional dolly system. You can save that money for your expensive actors and actresses by building your own DIY camera dolly on the cheap. You'll need some nuts and bolts, PVC pipes, scrap wood, dr ...more
This video will show you how to make a stop motion film using an editing program called Windows Movie Maker. Find a place to film your stop motion movie. Preferably a well lit area where the light source is constant. Set your camera on a tripod and position at the angle you pr ...more
This video is a tutorial on how to create your own custom screen savers from your favorite movies on a Windows computer. The first step is to download the Movie Screen Saver Software from www.vijusoft.com. When the program is finished downloading from the website then you will ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to add a title in Pinnacle Studio. First, click drag and drop your movie into the movie screen and then click on the "edit" tab. Now go to the left hand side and click on the "text" button. Go for a standard title, or whichever you prefer and cli ...more
If you are interested in listening to music on your PSP but do not have the time to transfer all of your files from your PC, have a look at this video. In this tutorial, you will learn how to download songs directly to your PSP memory stick duo. This video is straight forward ...more
You can edit videos in Windows Movie Maker. Movie Maker allows you to make videos. What you will want to do first is open pictures or a video that you will want to use. Select however many images or videos you want to use. Create a title and credits for this video. You can sel ...more
This video shows you how to create basic chroma key (blue screen) effects in Windows Movie Maker. Requires a mod from http://www.wmmarchive.tk/
Bill Myers shows you the quick and easy way to create chromakey and green screen effects with Sony Vegas Movie Studio.
Dave demonstrates how to keep your keys from sticking on your computer's keyboard. First, to clean your computer screen, spray the cleaner directly onto the cloth and then use the cloth to wipe down the screen. This will prevent a film from building up on your screen. Make sur ...more