Who doesn't love The Lego Movie? With a theme song that shouts the film's awesomeness, becoming one of its brick-bodied, eternally happy characters is everyone's dream. If you've ever relied on scissors and tape to craft your Halloween costume, get ready: creating a costume b ...more
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WonderHowTo World LEGO People points us to an amazing chess set made with LEGO Star Wars characters. LEGO fanatic Brandon Griffith of Hollywood, CA, plans to build three different chess sets, one per each original episode. Pictured below is his first completed set, Star Wars: ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a LEGO stop motion movie. First, you must create your set. The base plate must be taped down to the table or a hard surface. To create the animation, move the LEGO man's leg and take a picture. Move it again and take another pic ...more
This might be dating me, but I remember how much I loved this set when it came out. Here is a great animation of it being build time lapse stop motion. They cheated a little bit by adding in the more modern lego people, not sure when they were introduced but it was well afte ...more
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Here is a video of it working. Luis Santos created this amazing working theater.
Don't want to look like an idiot your first day on set? Jerkwater from Indy Mogul is here to save the day, by showing you how to use a C-Stand.
If you have seen Clutch Powers and love it, your gonna love this 25 minute Lego Atlantis Movie. Im not sure where this originally aired or was shown, but its up on youtube now and its great for the kids. My 4 year old loves it. Enjoy.
Really well done time lapse LEGO movie about a guy who kills 2 people in bed, complete with flashbacks and a desaturated look.
Via Next Movie The guys at Next Movie have made these awesome LEGO Summer Movie Posters.
All you Pixar Cars fans out there have surely seen the Cars 2 trailer by now, but now you can watch it done all with LEGO. Awesome job and great advertisement for LEGO and PIXAR.
This video tells you how to make a Lego stop motion animation using Windows Movie Maker. The tutorial focuses more on how to create a stop motion film with Windows Movie Maker as the tool, and assumes you have basic knowledge of how to use Movie Maker already.
Bill Myers shows you an easy way to quickly set project properties so the video displays better and smoother in Sony Vegas and Sony Movie Studio. This is great for when using different video formats.
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Movie theater light can sometimes be difficult to replicate, since it is always dark and you have to reproduce the effect of the flickering lights coming from the screen. Here's a great lighting trick you can use to replicate the effect of movie theater lights.
Today Carl, Notch, Jeb, Jon and Lydia were at the Bella Center in Copenhagen for LEGOworld to unveil LEGO Minecraft. LEGO Minecraft is NOW available for pre-order on http://jinx.com/LEGOminecraft Make sure you keep updated with all the latest news about it on the LEGO Minecr ...more
Sony is ready to get into the micro-console gaming fight, with its PlayStation TV set to debut this fall. Video: . This console is essentially meant to be the Apple TV for gaming. Sony's plan is to target families with children to promote playing together, as well as allow for ...more
It took him a year to build and about $30,000 in parts, but Steve Hassenplug has created a truly magnificent robotic chess set, inspired by the magical chessboard in the first Harry Potter movie. Quite a task, but Hassenplug did an incredible job! Via PopSci: "Hassenplug and ...more
Stories are everywhere in social media today, but that wasn't always the case. In 2013, Snapchat introduced the world to these temporary windows into our daily lives. Since then, stories have infiltrated other popular apps. However, to stand out, you can't solely rely on the a ...more
This tutorial makes you look like you just stepped off the set of the Terminator movie. You can also use these techniques to make yourself look like a burn victim, an undead or any other creature which has dark, mottled skin.
Modern bombshell Scarlett Johannson literally worked her butt off to get into shape for the role of Black Widow in "Iron Man 2." While always lean, Johannson whittled down her famous curves, losing about ten pounds (a major difference for a woman that small) and gaining a lot ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create high definition videos in iMovie. Begin by importing the video into the program. Click on Share and select Export using Quick Time. Set the Export to Movie to Quick Time Movie and then click on Options. Under Video, select Se ...more
The Comedian is one of the most intriguing of the whole staff of intriguing heroes featured in the classic graphic novel The Watchmen. This video is for the many people who like both The Watchmen and Legos. It will teach you how to make a minifigure of The Comedian out of simp ...more
Night vision goggles are one of the iconic pieces of equipment of the modern military. Getting a real pair is prohibitively expensive, especially if you just want to use it as a prop in your film instead of actually seeing at night. This video features instructions for making ...more
The Watchmen are one of the most intriguing set of characters in the history of comics. If you love both the comics and Legos, then this video is for you. It features detailed instructions for making a custom Lego minifigure of Rorschach using basic hobby tools. Make the whole ...more
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!
With a few basic parts and accessories, you can take the same projector you bought for your home theater and set it up in your car and create a drive-in theater anywhere. This is a great idea for a romantic date or camping trip!
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
If iMovie 11 is what you use for your Mac movie editing, you'll want to check out this how-to and learn to make the most of iMovie 11's titling abilities. While the set of iMovie 11 titles is more limiting than most video editing tools, you can use some simple tricks to place ...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
Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science. Watch ...more
How to use uTorrent First of all we need to understand what uTorrent is. uTorrent is a file or a Micro-Torrent that helps you, the user, download stuff like documents, pictures, videos, or e-books. uTorrent is very, very, useful when you know how to do it. so hope fully this ...more
This video tutorial from TutVid shows how to create a simple movie poster text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS4. * First create a new file by clicking File-New. Set Width to 650 , Height to 960 and Background Contents to White. Click OK. * Press the 'G' button to grab the gradie ...more
Stop-motion animation is somewhat out of favor in the digital age, but there will always be a demand for its timeless look. This video will teach you one important technique for making stop-motion animation out of Legos: how to make them fly. Or at least appear to by flying in ...more
The FG-42 machine gun is one of the many brilliantly-designed weapons the Nazi war machine produced during its misguided attempt to take over the world. If you want to make a WWII battles set out of Legos, having some tiny versions of these guns will make your Nazi pieces much ...more
Here is another awesome Star Wars Lego Movie.
LEGO Batman is one of the most popular of the surprisingly fun LEGO movie games (LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Indiana Jones...) and its challenge belies it's childish appearance. THe game has 25 hostages / civilians for you to rescue scattered throughout the levels. This two-part vide ...more
+Tyler Neylon, a programmer and mathematician currently specializing in iOS app development, recently posted a fun project to his Google+ profile: 50 designs with 50 LEGO pieces, a set of 51 photos. Given a small 50-piece Lego set this past Christmas (well, Tyler admits: "...5 ...more
Here is the LEGO movie, The Road to South Africa, about England's Journey to the World Cup 2010.
Robert Rodriguez cut an alternate trailer for his upcoming film "Machete" to protest Arizona's newly passed immigration laws. Watch for a special, bloody message from Danny Trejo. The movie's set to be released in September of this year.
See how heating a chunk of quick lime can create a superbright spotlight or flash. This is great as a filming trick or for your at home movie set.
Store-bought fake blood isn't too expensive, but the consistency and color are always the same. Real blood varies, from bright red when oxygenated (arterial blood) to deep, dark red when deoxygenated (venous blood), and it can be either thick or thin. So to achieve the best sp ...more
The Ghost is one of the most important vehicles in the Halo universe, allowing the Covenant forces to move quickly and dangerously across any environment. This video features detailed instructions for building a model of a Ghost yourself out of Lego blocks. Warning: you need ...more
If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more
This is a very basic tutorial which shows you how to set up a square, convert it to a movie script, and then set up an animation and see your square spin. A simple clip, but you can apply it to many different objects, not just squares!
Makeup needs to be perfect for the lights and camera of a movie set or TV studio. Learn how to apply movie makeup with expert tips from a makeup artist in this free cosmeticsvideo series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Apply TV and movie makeup. Apply TV and movie makeup - Part 2 of 15 ...more
Halo. The all time best Xbox game. Everybody knows of it. So when you want to make a Halo gun, most will know exactly what it is. This Halo Magnum weapon is sure to be a hit on your movie set. Sure, making a Halo weapon would be good for a Halo movie, but you can use it as any ...more
We've all played with LEGOs at some point in our childhood, but when video games took over the world, we all converted to PlayStations and Xboxes in lieu of building blocks. But soon enough, the satisfaction of childhood construction was integrated into video game format, so w ...more
In this video, I match move a 3D virtual object on top of a movie which is set as the background image. This tutorial will show you how to integrate your CG objects into a real-world video. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasone ...more
In this video the author shows how to burn a movie file to a DVD using free software. He explains the requirements are the movie to be burned, the DVD burning drive and a software called DVD Flick which is used to burn the movie to the DVD. He shows how to download the DVD Fli ...more
This tutorial shows you how to use iMovie '08 to add music to your movie or video. Background music can set the mood and tone of any movie you create, so have fun!
Amazing lego version of the now infamous taser scene in the Warner Brothers movie "The Hangover" Here is the clip in NON-LEGO format.
Learn to make HD Video With Windows XP's Movie Maker with this video tutorial. First, go to PapaJohn, there is WMV-HD at the left hand side of the screen. Expand that and click on the Introduction, then 1280*720 link. Download begins, save file on you hard drive. It has to be ...more
This is crazy, Lego is putting out an official Minecraft set! It looks as though all the blocks are just one width, so I wonder how they stay together laterally. Doesn't it look awesome, though? Man, I'm excited. I wanna buy these. http://lego.cuusoo.com/ideas/view/4038
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make stop motion animations. Begin by mounting the camera onto a stable surface position, such as a tripod. Then layout the figure to a desired position for the first frame. Now take a picture and slightly move the figure for the se ...more
This video tutorial from Magix presents how to burn (S)VCDs and DVDs using Magix Movie Edit Pro 15 application.First you need to group videos you want to burn.If you want to play movies using remote control you have to place chapter markers. You can set markers manually or cho ...more
The Star Wars universe is vast and diverse, and for the Lego Star Wars-modeling enthusiast, knowing how to make the dizzying number of different types of figures from the series is key to creating accurate-looking scenes. This video features detailed instructions for making a ...more
Seems just about anything can be constructed with LEGOs these days. You name it- a printer, an engine, an ATM, guns... even a house! Dave and John Xandega's circular saw is made with LEGO bricks, but the blade is definitely real: "She's got a Lego 9V Battery Housing and Moto ...more
The 8 ball and the cue ball are touching, trapped by the rail. What do you do? You play like The Hustler, that's what. This is a different set up for the 8 ball shot used in the movie The Hustler. This frozen rail shot is the legal version of this shot. So, learn how to do the ...more