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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.
Watch: How to Do That Slo-Mo 'Matrix' Bullet Time Effect on a Budget
Film & Television 13th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

A thorough how-to guide on how to build a camera rig that can produce the studio-style "bullet time" effect on a garage scientist budget.
17 Crucial Screenwriting Tips Stephen King Wants You To Know
Screenwriting 13th Dec 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting, scriptwriting tips

King’s wise words are written primarily in reference to writing literature, however, many of his now famous quotes from the book can be easily applied to screenwriting.
The Chronos 1.4: A high-speed camera for the masses?
Technical 13th Dec 2016

cameras, Chronos 1.4, high-speed camera

A recent Kickstarter project, which has flown past its funding target, aims to make very high speed shooting a possibility for lower budget productions.