Filmmaking: Tips, Sources & Tools

Filmmakers seek changes in Indian cinema
on May 17, 2013 at 10:28 am

Filmmakers seek changes in Indian cinema

As Indian cinema completes 100 years of entertaining audiences worldwide, southern filmmakers list their dos’ for raising the bar higher.

Where’s your place in film industry? (infographic)
on March 21, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Where’s your place in film industry? (infographic)

An interesting infographic below allows you to test yourself, and find out who you are in the film industry. A producer? A director? An actor? A gaffer? Or maybe a starving writer or a film critic? Find out!

5 different ways to make web-series
on March 21, 2013 at 12:22 am

5 different ways to make web-series

Web series are gaining more and more popularity these days, and here are five interesting ideas how to make web series.

Oscar nominee John Hawkes gives 7 tips for surviving film industry
on March 20, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Oscar nominee John Hawkes gives 7 tips for surviving film industry

Oscar nominee actor John Hawkes outlined seven tips on how to survive in the film industry.

Arms supplier tells how actors used weapons in “Django Unchained”
on March 18, 2013 at 3:52 pm

Arms supplier tells how actors used weapons in “Django Unchained”

People like Larry Zanoff are important in Hollywood. He’s an armorer who worked on such movies as “Django Unchained”, “Gangster Squad”, “Iron Man 2” and “Savages”.

4 Zen Tips for filmmakers
on March 17, 2013 at 10:18 pm

4 Zen Tips for filmmakers

Sundance alumni, filmmakers Allison Anders and Kurt Voss offer their 4 “Zen Tips” of filmmaking.

“Mutant Chronicles” producer: movie business is about people and relationships
on March 12, 2013 at 12:27 am

“Mutant Chronicles” producer: movie business is about people and relationships

“Mutant Chronicles” producer Tim Dennison spoke with Raindance about his projects, and filmmaking in general.

3 things to consider when selling film directly to fans
on March 8, 2013 at 1:47 pm

3 things to consider when selling film directly to fans

Check out these three key ingredients for succeeding with a direct-to-fan project, from Marc Hustvedt, head of entertainment at Chill (a direct to fan selling platform).

Reasons why David Lynch one of today’s most important filmmakers
on March 7, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Reasons why David Lynch one of today’s most important filmmakers

David Lynch is shocking, provocative and brilliant as a filmmaker. Here are 5 ideas why he is one of today’s most important filmmakers.

China launches screenwriting competition for U.S. writers
on March 5, 2013 at 4:55 pm

China launches screenwriting competition for U.S. writers

Chinese government announced an international scriptwriting contest targeting American writers, for which finalists will be flown to China to discuss having their stories set there made into films.