When you look at the above photo, what do you think? Excess? Waste? Understandable. We associate things like explosions and helicopters with big budget Hollywood films where waste isn’t a word studios seem to know exists. Believe it or not, our budget for this video (not counting the camera rental itself) was in the $150-$200 range when it was all said and done. Let me walk you through our entire weekend of filming and how we went about utilizing our resources to maximize production value.