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Think Outside the Box With These Five Resourceful Screenwriting Career Moves
Screenwriting 22nd Nov 2017

screenwriting, scriptwriting

What if we told you that there are more ways for screenwriters to get noticed than through normal submission processes via email, through representation, and from high placements in screenwriting contests, competitions, and fellowships?
Free webinar: How to fund, create & distribute a film online
Finance & Funding 25th Aug 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, free webinar, moviemakers

If you want to learn the ropes on how to take the power back as a filmmaker and make a great living creating your own projects, the FREE webinar below is a must see.
The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World, 2017

film festivals

The 25 rare birds on MovieMakers 2017 Coolest Film Festivals in the World list come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing holds true about them all—they have a certain something that makes attendees not want to leave.
Congratulations, You Got Accepted! Now What? Producer Jared Ian Goldman’s 10 Steps For Festival Premiere Prep

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

I repeatedly ask myself one question as I ready for a festival premiere: What’s my goal at the festival?
Mastering Music Supervision: Seven Pitfalls for the Over-Eager Indie Moviemaker
Film & Television 23rd Jan 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

As the founder of music supervision company Supe Troop, Laura Katz''s first recommendation—as you’ve probably already guessed—is to hire a professional supervisor to handle your film’s music for you.
The Case for Theatrical Distribution: Putting Your Movie Into Theaters Still Makes Business Sense. Here’s Why
Technical 17th Jan 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

A truth universally acknowledged: Everything is going digital, from the promotion of films to the way they are screened in movie theaters.
Edited Yourself into a Hole? Use Arrival Editor Joe Walker’s Tricks for Getting Unstuck
Screenwriting 15th Nov 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

It’s too slow. It’s too fast. It doesn’t resonate or just doesn’t make sense.
MovieMaker’s 2017 Guide to DIY Digital Distribution
Distribution 14th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, VOD, video on demand

While it’s still churning, the digital distribution dust has settled just enough to bring good and bad news to indie moviemakers. Often these are two sides of the same coin. Let’s examine how going your own way may well be your best bet with Video on Demand distribution.
Basic Lighting Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank
Technical 2nd Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, lighting

This is a quick guide to affordable lighting techniques that any production can—and should—practice.