The Pros and Cons of Shooting on an iPhone in Central London a Guest Post by Declan Taafe I decided to shoot a short BMX race film on an iPhone a few weekends ago. Why a race type film? Because I’ve never directed anything like that before. Why on an iPhone 7? Because that’s what […]
Why You Need a Pitch Deck and a Sizzle Reel to Make a Short Film — a Guest Post by Judy K Suh — In June 2016, I was at a film festival in Portugal, where I was at the right time, right place, with the right stuff—my script in hard copy and the pitch […]
5 steps to making a £30k short film (on a £4k budget) — a Guest Post by Elizabeth Mizon– We’ve all been there – big ideas and creative desires, hindered only by the big hole in our pockets and bank statements. But filmmakers at all levels tend to have a way of making work…well, work. […]
While making a film, a lot of minute details are considered which means that tremendous amount of effort goes into making one. To send the right message across the audiences, even a single scene goes through a number of phases to ensure that people grasp what the director is trying to say. This includes not […]
We live in a world where we can improve our lives by improving our statistics, at least those that the marketplace finds valuable. That’s better than other historical alternatives, like marrying into status or bribing government bureaucrats or killing neighboring tribes for their resources, right? Even in such a system though, stats matter more in […]
“The expansion of independent film may be the only opportunity people get to see something that has a pair of balls.” Filmmaker and cinematographer David Worth delivered that quote in a must-read interview with Vice some years back, but today, it’s evident that his belief in the grit and ability of indies to lead the […]
This is a guest post by filmmaker and storyteller Ana Ecaterina. We all know the day-to-day reality of the international film, TV, and media industry: It’s still ridden with barriers that keep many of us from sharing a greater array of stories and art, and be acknowledged. But we plough on anyway. There are, however, disruptive […]
This is chapter 6 of The Producer Log, a journal written by writer/director/producer Alison Kathleen Kelly as she advances on her journey producing a micro-budget feature film. You can find all the installments on the Make a Film page. [pullquote]“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass […]
For the last year, mentorless focus has widen, not only sharing content about filmmaking but also about nurturing creativity, making movies from the trenches, and emphasising the importance of continuing education for anyone who wants to become a master at their craft. Since 2014, we’ve developed a relationship with the team behind Inside the Edit, […]
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