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15 Pro Tips to Create a More Encouraging Production Schedule
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, production schedule

Let’s face it, shooting schedules can be super complicated. Who’s available when? How do we shoot the most expensive elements?
How to Make Prop Food Look Good Enough to Eat
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, food styling

To show you how to take advantage of its easily ignored storytelling power, RocketJump Film School shares several trade secrets of food styling, like how to create steam using tampons or how to make veggies shine using hairspray.
The Best Short Films Made With Accessible Technology
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Even as smartphone camera trends took off, it was crazy to think that we could one day replicate professional style photography and filmmaking with a phone.
The Wound to Make World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival
Film & Television 5th Dec 2016

The Wound, John Trengove, Sundance Film Festival

The Wound, a film by by John Trengove, will make its world premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
48HFP Nairobi Premier: Films made in just 48 hours
Film & Television 2nd Dec 2016

48HFP, 48 Hour Film Project , Kenya, Nairobi

On Sunday, 27th November , Nairobi teams submitted the results from their weekend of blood, sweat and tears – a completed film! Just a couple of days prior these were only ideas in heads of our filmmakers and now they have come to life.
All about contracts: best practices for filmmakers
Film & Television 2nd Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, contracts

Contracts are not only great for when things go wrong, but they can help prevent things going awry from the get-go
Wes Anderson Directs New Christmas Short Film With Adrien Brody - Watch
Film & Television 30th Nov 2016

Wes Anderson, Adrien Brody, Come Together

Christmas has come early for Wes Anderson fans. The filmmaker recently directed a surprise short film for Swedish clothing company H&M starring Adrien Brody called “Come Together.”
Learn the art of pre-production (and why it matters)
Film & Television 30th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, preproduction

Don’t be fooled into thinking you can fix it in post! The more planning you can do in advance, the better shape you’ll be in when you begin to roll.
Storyboarding 101
Film & Television 29th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, storyboard, storyboarding

Storyboards are a sequence of drawings used to visualize the look and feel of your film. They’re great for getting everyone on board with your creative ideas before the cameras start rolling.
VR Buying Guide: How to Give Virtual Reality This Holiday Season
Film & Television 28th Nov 2016

virtual reality, vr

The best ways to turn smartphones into VR headsets, what to buy for gamers and high end users, or how to only spend $10.