- Watch a lot of movies. - See how others have done "it". - Spend time on your screenplay. - Surround yourself with talent. - Smaller crews are preferable. - If you can't buy it, build it. - High quality, low cost. - Recycle, reuse, repurpose. - It's about technique, not gear. - Distribute and market online. - Document everything. - Just make your damn movie.
Ken Burns has become famous for his documentaries on public television and "The Ken Burns Effect" is synonymous with camera moves placed on still photos. This effect is pretty easy in Sony Vegas, and in this video I cover how it's done.