“Everyone in the movie industry wants to win an Oscar. I don’t think that’s why you make movies. But winning an Oscar is not just about making a great movie, unfortunately. “ Mick Jagger I must admit that the first time the naive side of my brain learned about the details of the Oscar Campaign, […]
[pullquote]”Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.” ~ Alan Rickman[/pullquote] This is chapter 3 of The Producer Log, a journal written by writer/director/producer Alison Kathleen Kelly as she advances on her journey producing a micro-budget […]
British editor and Inside the Edit founder Paddy Bird sat down and dug deep to share 10 tips to career success as an editor. Inside the Edit is the first creative editing course that was offered online. I’ve been in touch with Paddy and his team from the get go, I’ve tried out the course […]
[pullquote]“The whole movie is going to rest on their shoulders, so you have to set aside time and wait for the perfect people to appear.” ~ Wes Anderson[/pullquote] This is chapter 2 of The Producer Log, a journal written by writer/director/producer Alison Kathleen Kelly as she advances on her journey producing a micro-budget film. You […]
Icelandic Indie Filmmaker Vifill Prunner shot his first feature film alone, for a few hundred dollars and decided not only to share his experience and lessons learned (good or bad) below, but also to release the full film online (you can watch it at the end of the post). Prunner’s thought process aligns with the […]
So you want to be a producer but are not sure how to start? Or you’re a filmmaker who wants to shoot a no/micro/low budget and wondering what are the steps to make it work? I have a good news for you: Alison Kathleen Kelly is producing a micro-budget feature film, and she agreed on […]
This is the third and last guest post from London-based producer Savannah James-Bayly who shared the knowledge and wisdom she gathered producing Fingers, a short film by Alex Marx you can watch below. Read her first article 8 Tips to help get a producer for your short. Read her second article A Producer’s Perspective: 8 Tips for Creative Financing for […]
This is the second out of three guest posts from London-based producer Savannah James-Bayly who recently produced Fingers, a short film by Alex Marx you can watch below. Read her first article 8 Tips to help get a producer for your short. All pictures credited to Yann Besrest-Butler Anyone who’s made a short film will know […]
What if you were to cross the globe and shoot a no-budget feature in a foreign language? It might sound a bit crazy and yet, passionate filmmakers Laura Zimmek and partner and Maximilian Götterd did just, that going from Germany to New-Zealand, and proving once again that when there’s a creative will there’s a way. The […]
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