Filmmaking: Tips, Sources & Tools

10 tips on filmmaking from director of “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
on February 25, 2013 at 11:14 am

10 tips on filmmaking from director of “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

The director of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” Benh Zeitlin talked to Filmmaker Magazine and shared his 10 tips on filmmaking.

Line producing: what you need to know
on February 13, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Line producing: what you need to know

Line producer Chris Stinton recently spoke to Film Independent, and highlighted what it is like, being a line producer on a film.

5 ways to improve filmmaking without spending money
on January 22, 2013 at 10:52 pm

5 ways to improve filmmaking without spending money

How can you improve your filmmaking without actually spending any money on it? Here are five tips that can add some value to your project.

Professor Glenn Berggoetz: Pointless for indie filmmakers to make films for $5-$15 million
on January 4, 2013 at 2:25 pm

Professor Glenn Berggoetz: Pointless for indie filmmakers to make films for $5-$15 million

English professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver, fimmaker Glenn Berggoetz believes it will be boondoggle for independent filmmakers making films for as much as $5 – $15 million.

Best advice to choose a film school
on December 20, 2012 at 12:08 am

Best advice to choose a film school

How do you choose the best film school for you? The question here remains the same, as with any other sphere…which one to choose, to make sure you get what you paid for? NY Film Academy gives a simple advice.

Range…and knowing how to apply it – Talent requires being adaptable. The greatest actors have that range and know where to use what.
on December 11, 2012 at 11:09 am

The opposite of good: what defines bad acting?

How to define bad acting? Chair of the Acting Department at the New York Film Academy Glenn Kalison outlines five reasons.

Union of Islamic Filmmakers – reality or fantasy?
on November 28, 2012 at 11:20 pm

Union of Islamic Filmmakers – reality or fantasy?

A Union of Islamic Filmmakers from some 24 countries does not exist yet. However, the “Creative Europe” project by the European Commission just might push for it to be established…

Independent filmmaking – distribution tips you need to know
on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 pm

Independent filmmaking – distribution tips you need to know

Making a movie is not the hardest part – finding a decent distribution is. Check out some tips on how to find good distribution for your independent film.

Prof. Vladan Nikolic: Many people study filmmaking for wrong reasons (exclusive)
on September 28, 2012 at 11:21 pm

Prof. Vladan Nikolic: Many people study filmmaking for wrong reasons (exclusive)

“They see filmmaking as something sexy, yet they don’t have much to say, they just copy what they see on TV…”

3D films: experts give tips, discuss specific problems
on September 25, 2012 at 12:21 pm

3D films: experts give tips, discuss specific problems

3D still has specific problems that need to be seen in advance. 3D Film Festival in Los Angeles had experts discussing a lot of issues regarding the 3D, some of which were really interesting.