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Grab Your Film Location Release Form Template, FREE.
Film & Television 3rd Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, locations, Free Location Release Form

Found the perfect location for your shoot? Then you'll need this release form to cover your bases.
The Ultimate Location Scouting Cheat Sheet for Producers and ADs (with free checklist)
Film & Television 2nd Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, locations, location scouting

The film location scout has found the ‘perfect’ place for next week’s shoot. Sure it may fit the scene, but what if they’ve overlooked some important considerations that could potentially ruin a shoot day?
10 Tricks and traps of film producing
Film & Television 1st Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Film producing is an occupation fraught with danger, mishaps and misfortune. As Shakespeare said: many a slip twixt cup and lip. Here are the ten areas where new producers trip up.
Fahmida Miller joins Al Jazeera’s Nairobi bureau
Film & Television 31st Oct 2016

Fahmida Miller, Al Jazeera, East Africa, Kenya, Nairobi

Fahmida Miller has been appointed as one of Al Jazeera’s East Africa correspondents, based in Nairobi
Young Movie Enthusiasts to Showcase Work at 96th Lola Kenya Screen
Film & Television 31st Oct 2016

Lola Kenya Screen

Some eight months after a group of young people interested in the 7th Art came together to create movies, they are ready to showcase their creativity for peer review.
Pixar in a Box
Film & Television 28th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Pixar in a Box

Pixar has teamed up with Khan Academy to produce a bunch of great filmmaking lessons and tutorials for their teaching series "Pixar in a Box,"
Mobile Video Viewership Has Doubled In Africa Year-Over-Year, Driven By YouTube (Study)
Film & Television 28th Oct 2016

social media, YouTube

Canada-based broadband company Sandvine study that takes a look at the growth of online video in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. the company found that video viewership on mobile networks has more than doubled in Africa over the past year, from 8.6% of all internet usage to 18.1% today.
8K is not the future of TV. RedShark think 21:9 Ultra Widescreen is instead. Here's why...
Film & Television 28th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Read RedShark's argument that wider screens would be better than 8K. Screens are getting wider: wider than widescreen. And this is a good thing
How to Plan an Effective Shooting Schedule
Film & Television 27th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, shooting schedule

Given that it can quite literally make or break a production, the value of a good shooting schedule cannot be understated.