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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.
Elton John Wants You to Make Music Videos for His Greatest Hits
Opportunities 14th Dec 2016

social media, YouTube, The Cut, Elton John, Bernie Taupin, filmmaking contest

Elton John and songwriter Bernie Taupin announce a new filmmaking contest in partnership with YouTube.
Doha Film Institute Grants Programme
Finance & Funding 14th Dec 2016

grants, film grants, Doha Film Institute Grants Programme

The Programme provides creative and financial assistance for short and feature-length projects, subject to eligibility criteria, by international first- and second-time directors, as well as established MENA directors.
Want to become a better actor? Watch this video featuring Michael Keaton.
Acting 14th Dec 2016

acting, acting tips, acting advice, Michael Keaton

Last month, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation sat down with Academy Award nominated actor Michael Keaton and in the process Keaton shared some amazing acting tips for inspiring actors.
10 crazy movie demands from famous actors.
Film & Television 14th Dec 2016
In a recent video by Screen Rant, the popular YouTube channel broke down the 10 most difficult actor demands to work featuring Angelina Jolie, Tom Cruise, Bruce Willis and even Jim Carrey.
How to successfully pitch video stories to top publications
Media 14th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

On November 29, HackPack.press gathered at Yellow Door in Moscow to focus on video journalism and how to pitch video stories to top publications. Here’s a short highlight of the key lessons learned.
Bureau of Creative Works Short Film Grant
Opportunities 13th Dec 2016

grants, film grants, Bureau of Creative Works Short Film Grant

Each year, The BUREAU provides 12 filmmakers with a grant to produce an original, low-budget short film, these films premiere to an engaged and highly invested audience of film-enthusiasts.
Sell your film direct to fans with Amazon and Dailymotion
Distribution 13th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

There are plenty of options for creators to choose from when putting their films online and selling direct to fans. Adding to the growing list of options, there are two new players on the block - Amazon and Dailymotion.