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Making A Short Film: 5 Tips For New Filmmakers
Film & Television 12th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

For your first few movies, don’t spent time worrying about lighting or special effects. Just learn how to utilize your limited resources and make something cool out of nothing.
Free ebook on Documentary Film Editing from Karen Everett
Film & Television 12th Dec 2016

editing, post production, Karen Everett, free ebook

Today we have a special holiday gift for documentary filmmakers. Acclaimed story consultant Karen Everett is giving away her 185-page book Documentary Editing (normally $27) to our filmmakers.
Top 10 Kannywood Actresses in 2016
Film & Television 12th Dec 2016

Nigeria, Kannywood, Kannywood Actresses

As 2016 gradually winds down, PREMIUM TIMES presents the top ten Kannywood actresses who lit up the screen all year round while holding the ace on Instagram.
Jozi-made movies catch the eye
Film & Television 8th Dec 2016

Gauteng Film Commission

If 2015 does not go down as the year in which Joburg came of age as a film destination, it will certainly be remembered for a flourishing of world-class movies made in and around the city.
LA firm opens office in Joburg, signs deal with Khanyi Mbau
Film & Television 6th Dec 2016

Gauteng Film Commission, Khany Mbau, Hoplite Entertainment

Los Angeles-based Hoplite Entertainment has opened an office in Johannesburg, the commercial hub of southern Africa and home of a new generation of film and TV making talent in the region.
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.