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10 Commandments of independnte filmmaking
Film & Television 10th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Movie making has changed direction big time. The only thing that has stayed the same is that making a movie is hard work; but it's not difficult if you follow these 10 basic steps:
19 Great ideas to brainstorm short film ideas
Film & Television 4th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Everyone is screaming for content today: visual content. The other fact is that people's attention spans are dropping meaning that short films get the kinds of eyeballs that feature filmmakers dream about.
The Huge Potential of iPad and iPhone Filmmaking
Film & Television 15th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

“If you own an iPhone, you’ve always got a small, easy-to-use camera in your pocket. It’s great for filming where other cameras would attract too much attention. Video quality can be excellent, so they’re increasingly being used for news and documentary.
Writing A Treatment, Crafting A Synopsis For Screenwriters
Screenwriting 15th Dec 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

A treatment can be a useful document to have, whether you’re looking to use it as a roadmap of your story before writing or as a way to build interest in a spec script.
Your first 100 days as a filmmaker
Film & Television 25th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

You've finally decided to jump headlong towards your dream and become a filmmaker. Now what?
5 Key Ways Writers Become Writer-Directors
Film & Television 11th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, directing tips, directing

These are the top five things Kat Wood learned along the way to help prepare any writer thinking of making the leap into directing their first film.
5 Tips To Steer Your Directing Career In The Right Direction
Film & Television 10th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, directing tips, directing

Here are a few tips from the masters so that the big guys with the money will let you direct.
Top 5 Film Crowd Funding Podcasts You Can’t Ignore
Finance & Funding 9th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, crowd funding

You can get very good educational stuff and educate yourself by listening to podcasts in voices of experienced speakers. Podcasts can be a really effective way to learn a lot about new subjects or industries.
Why screenwriters and filmmakers need strategy and tactics
Screenwriting 9th Nov 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

If you want to have a career as a writer (and to keep it once you have it), you need to think about both the long term (which requires strategy) and short term (which requires tactics).
How screenwriters make money: 5 tried and tested ways
Screenwriting 8th Nov 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

Often screenwriters have the idea that they can win a lottery by selling their script to Hollywood. Do you actually think your chances of winning the lottery are anywhere near as good as selling your scipt to Hollywood?