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10 Commandments of Independent Filmmaking
Film & Television 10th Nov 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, producing

Movie making has changed direction big time. The only thing that has stayed the same is that making a movie is hard work; but it’s not difficult if you follow these 10 basic steps:
Ten ways a cinematographer sets themselves up for success — Part 2
Technical 10th Nov 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Cinematography

Neil Oseman completes his two part series with more invaluable tips to help ensure success in the world of cinematography.
MiradasDoc Market is calling for entries for its Afroamerican Documentary Projects Development Workshop. Grants available
Opportunities 9th Nov 2017

MiradasDoc Market, Afroamerican Documentary Projects Development Workshop

Participation in AFROAMERICA LAB is free. The Festival will grant subsidies to the producers of these projects for their travel and accommodation, and free access to Miradasdoc Market.
A Guide to Getting Your First Film Made (On The Cheap)
Acting 9th Nov 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Alright, so you’ve just graduated and you’re eager to make your first feature film. And you’re broke. Let’s just assume everyone reading this is broke. Where do you go from here?
Silwerskerm short film winners now on Showmax
Film & Television 9th Nov 2017

Showmax, kykNET, Silwerskerm short film winners,

• Meet the future of Afrikaans of film • Binge-watch 20 short films from this year’s Silwerskermfees • First and only on Showmax
Ten ways a cinematographer can set themselves up for success — Part 1
Technical 9th Nov 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Success is often hard to quantify, but if you want to succeed in the world of the cinematographer, Neil Oseman is on hand to offer some guidance.
Meet Tinqoh – Lebogang Rasethaba’s new superhero for Brothers For Life
Film & Television 8th Nov 2017

Egg Films, Lebogang Rasethaba, Tinqoh, Brothers For Life, Yenzakahle’s, Joe Public

This was really fun and an interesting change of direction for Lebo and it’s been getting a great response on Twitter.
8 Camera Hacks You Can Do with a Belt, a Knife, and Other Household Stuff
Technical 8th Nov 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Camera Hacks

You don't need post plugins; you can create sweet color and flare effects using objects just lying around your house.
Motion capture: everything you need to know
Post Production 8th Nov 2017

editing, post production, Motion capture

Motion capture has been one of the prime enablers of modern CGI sequences within both film and video games. If you've ever wondered about the complexities of the process, Phil Rhodes reports back from a session he observed at Shepperton Studios.
Periscope Increases ‘Super Hearts’ Payouts To Creators, Will Offer Holiday Bonuses
Finance & Funding 7th Nov 2017

social media, live streaming, Periscope

After launching ‘Super Hearts‘ in June, Periscope has announced an update for its first-ever monetization feature that seeks to put more money in the pockets of creators.