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Hackintosh 101: How to Build a 4K Editing Machine for Half the Purchase Price of a Mac
Post Production 13th Jun 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Don't buy your next computer, build one with the performance of a Mac Pro—for half the price!
Watch: 10 Tips That Will Help You Be a More Productive Filmmaker
Film & Television 9th Jun 2017

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Want to be a more productive, creative filmmaker? These tips might help you out.
10 Steps to Writing the Perfect Film Prospectus
Finance & Funding 2nd Jun 2017

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Learn how to build a film prospectus that will have your investors asking "where do I sign?"
5 Things That All Great Demo Reels Have
Film & Television 2nd Jun 2017

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Here are some tips on how to put together a great (and effective) demo reel.
Watch: How Does an iPhone 7 Plus Stack Up Against an ARRI Alexa?
Technical 24th May 2017

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The iPhone 7 Plus has a pretty powerful camera, but how well does it perform next to the industry favorite ARRI Alexa?
10 Things to Know Before Shooting Your Microbudget, Part 2: Financing and Hidden Costs
Film & Television 23rd May 2017

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Here's the second of no film school's two-part series on how to successfully plan a microbudget feature.
10 Things to Know Before Shooting Your Microbudget, Part 1: Budgeting and Pre-Pro
Film & Television 22nd May 2017

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Microbudget filmmaking is almost like the premise of a reality show: how do you make your vision come alive on the screen while spending the least possible amount of money?
'Blame': How a 20-Year-Old Made the Hottest Film at Tribeca Instead of Going to Film School
Film & Television 16th May 2017

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Quinn Shephard shares the secrets behind her self-taught journey from high school student to rising film star.
Here Are Some Great Tips for Directors Who Are Just Starting Out
Film & Television 15th May 2017

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Directing is a tough gig, especially if you're not completely clear on what it is you'll be doing on set.