Filmmaking: Tips, Sources & Tools

Prof. Eric Faden: Very difficult for students to understand silent films today
on September 1, 2012 at 11:58 am

Prof. Eric Faden: Very difficult for students to understand silent films today

Exclusive BZFilm interview with Dr. Eric Faden, associate professor of English and Film/Media Studies at Bucknell University in the United States.

How to make web-series: In depth interview (exclusive)
on August 22, 2012 at 12:20 pm

How to make web-series: In depth interview (exclusive)

So you have decided to make web-series? Great, but since not every film school offers you courses on web-series, here’s a little something to get you going.

Want to pitch your film idea to Hollywood? This might be your chance
on July 5, 2012 at 11:06 am

Want to pitch your film idea to Hollywood? This might be your chance

It seems like an idea of pitching your story for a film to Hollywood just got easier. Or so it seems.

Tips for designing a poster for your film
on May 15, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Tips for designing a poster for your film

Here are some tips you should consider before creating a poster for your movie.

Shaky camera in films: pros and cons
on April 28, 2012 at 7:34 am

Shaky camera in films: pros and cons

We’ve seen this technique used in films a thousand of times before, and we still do. Let’s see what are the pros and cons of using this technique in a film.

Film financing in Hollywood: past and present
on January 24, 2012 at 4:44 am

Film financing in Hollywood: past and present

This is something I encountered yesterday, and I believe this would be quite interesting to those, interested in movies – an interview with John Burke, General Council of the American […]

Filmmaking schools: options to consider for best education
on January 5, 2012 at 9:13 am

Filmmaking schools: options to consider for best education

So, if you have decided to attend a film college to get education, which one to chose? Which is the best? What do you do with the education after you […]

How to preserve or restore old/classic movies? Tips & sources
on January 4, 2012 at 8:52 am

How to preserve or restore old/classic movies? Tips & sources

As digital production becomes standard, many old and classic films are being left to rot in archives around the world. I still remember those days when I desperately was trying […]

Filmmaking: Arab cinema, Middle East and Hollywood
on January 3, 2012 at 11:49 am

Filmmaking: Arab cinema, Middle East and Hollywood

In terms of film production, the Middle East isn’t Hollywood. Yet, even in a year that Egypt (home of the region’s most mature film industry) is preoccupied with revolution, 2011 […]

7 tips for making a better documentary film
on October 26, 2011 at 9:16 am

7 tips for making a better documentary film

I love documentaries. I mean, not all of them, some are really boring, but nonetheless, they’re educational, and I believe in some time, they could completely (or for the most […]