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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.
13 Signs You Work in the TV & Film Industry
Film & Television 26th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

With the help of their Facebook followers, Staff Me Up have put together this one-of-a-kind list of tell-tale signs that you work in the one and only... Industry.
12 Pieces of Filmmaking Advice for All of You Youngin' Filmmakers
Film & Television 25th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Darious Britt has shared 12 tips that will help you get a sense of how to start your journey to becoming a professional filmmaker
7 Tips on How to Survive Being a Production Assistant
Film & Television 25th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, production assistant

Since your job is hard to pin down, here are a few tips on how you can best do the myriad of tasks asked of you to do in order to be the best PA you can possibly be.
Your First PA Gig: Everything You Need to Know
Film & Television 24th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, production assistant

From on-set lingo to do's and don'ts, this comprehensive guide to being a PA will help you start your first day with confidence—and even a little know-how.
The Daily Production Report Explained (with FREE production report template)
Film & Television 24th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Daily Production Report

The producer’s daily production report, often shortened to DPR or just PR, is one of the most important pieces of paperwork generated by production. It assesses progress, catches inefficiencies, and tracks each production daily expenses.
How to Use Color in Film: 50+ Examples of Movie Color Palettes
Film & Television 20th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, colour

Lewis Bond’s color theory video, Color In Storytelling, posted on Channel Criswell, is not only an practical analysis of how movie color palettes enhance storytelling, but also an engaging historical recap on the maturation of color in film.
William Nicholson’s Buitenkant wins jury prize at Shnit Cape Town
Film & Television 19th Oct 2016
Arcade Content’s multi-talented co-founder and producer William Nicholson won the Jury Prize for Best Made in South Africa Short Film at last weekend’s shnit International Shortfilmfestival