How-to: Obtaining & Winning Video Contests : Indy News

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Indy News: Griffin reports on new high-res cameras at the NAB Show, stupid / dangerous / disgusting super slow motion, VFXBro’s free After Effects preset, and how to find and win video contests, including tips from Marissa at OnlineVideoContests.com. VIDEO LINKS Stupid & Dangerous Slow Motion: www.youtube.com The Indie Machines’ Slow Mo Slobber: www.youtube.com VFXBro’s “Real Camera Shake” for After Effects: www.youtube.com Griffin’s “Love Avocado”: www.youtube.com Behind-the-Scenes — “Love Avocado”: www.youtube.com Griffin’s “Wonderful” movie trailer: www.youtube.com Griffin’s “1000” movie trailer: www.youtube.com Griffin’s VMWare Fusion winner: www.youtube.com

  1. pearsproductions
    pearsproductions07-31-2012

    Would appreciate anyone who checks out my video and votes! zooppa.com/ads/dd-next-playtest/videos/dungeons-and-dragons-the-next-playtest

    Thanks in advance!

  2. jameswalker199
    jameswalker19907-31-2012

    3 people lost a video contest

  3. HeySoQueso
    HeySoQueso07-31-2012

    For a second I thought you said NBA

  4. InsanityOnABunFilms
    InsanityOnABunFilms07-31-2012

    Yes! Ive won 3 video contests! :]

  5. XxPapaSquatxX
    XxPapaSquatxX07-31-2012

    Thanks to u, my friends and i were able to find a contest to enter a video in. We may even be able to win $500 because of ur tips. If u see this, THANKS SO MUCH!!!

  6. OnlineVideoContests
    OnlineVideoContests07-31-2012

    Hey, if you have any trouble, you can contact Marissa on the OVC website. Just click the ‘Contact’ link in the top right corner on OVC.

  7. SASdigital
    SASdigital07-31-2012

    put the filter to international then you can join any on the list (:-D)–X

  8. apoApeiron
    apoApeiron07-31-2012

    lol yea

  9. ChocolateMilkPicture
    ChocolateMilkPicture07-31-2012

    how easy or hard is it to find video contests that really let you be creative with your ideas?

  10. Shrankenhiemer
    Shrankenhiemer07-31-2012

    This is a good help guide. That website is great. Thanks!

  11. LEEboneisDaMan
    LEEboneisDaMan07-31-2012

    Im having trouble setting up my account on the onlinevideocontest im not getting the confirmation email. Anyone know whats going on? thanks!

  12. SAproductions7595
    SAproductions759507-31-2012

    I’m gonna do a cheap one. I’m only 12 and 200 dollars is a lot to me.

  13. SAproductions7595
    SAproductions759507-31-2012

    Thanks

  14. exhaustzd
    exhaustzd07-31-2012

    Hi as i said before we are a bunch of 12 years old students and we are really interested in movie making and also we wanted to join the contest but most of the contest are for only people at the age of 13 and US residents we are now studying in Vietnam so we cant really join any contests Please reply Thx

  15. tvsinesperanto
    tvsinesperanto07-31-2012

    HDD space is dirt cheap. Compared to what you’d spend on a camera of that calibre. For example, forthe price of that 1D-C you can, quite literally, buy over 300TB of HDD space. If you do buy a 4K video camera, the added cost of HDD space is practically negligible.

  16. Justin Leyba
    Justin Leyba07-31-2012

    I’ve never won any video contests before. Hopefully this video can help me! FAVORITED!

  17. JohanthanProductions
    JohanthanProductions07-31-2012

    So what If I’m from Asian Country, is it possible to join this contest? Thanks

  18. jeffhallfilm
    jeffhallfilm07-31-2012

    It’s sad how this channel has died down so much since the end of BFX even though good content is still posted from time to time

  19. asimo90
    asimo9007-31-2012

    Well I only do videos o my iPod touch 4G so I really don’t have any special effects and I’ve never won a video contest because of that but I can’t afford another camera. Can you help me?

  20. 018fv
    018fv07-31-2012

    hey Indymugul, please, could you do a tutorial of how Iso and shutter can change the video quality ..

  21. indymogul
    indymogul07-31-2012

    Definitely. Contests come in all shapes and sizes, and some are specifically targeted towards amateurs or even non-filmmakers. I’ve entered simple contests where all they want is your face on camera offering an opinion. Read through lots of contests, and find the one that suits your equipment and talents best.

  22. indymogul
    indymogul07-31-2012

    Many contests are only open to certain countries, and Online Video Contests lets you filter out the contests you’re not eligible for.

  23. TelepathicFilms
    TelepathicFilms07-31-2012

    I Live in the uk, Will i still be eligible for these contest? Please reply!

  24. TheResearchPage
    TheResearchPage07-31-2012

    Great vid! Do you think in the future you could do a hands on instructional on how you pull/measure your focus? This has been my biggest challenge having come from prosumer cameras

  25. SabastianRed
    SabastianRed07-31-2012

    what lumix camera was he using?

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