With high costs of post-secondary education in most countries and the riskiness of a career in film and television, it is not surprising that many filmmakers eschew education in traditional film schools and four-year drama programs. Looking for more cost- and time-efficient alternatives Continue reading Kevin Spacey becomes online educator
Category Archives: Filmmaking
Live Filmmaking Workshops & Tutorials
Recently I started to do live filmmaking tutorials on my YouTube channel. Continue reading Live Filmmaking Workshops & Tutorials
Top 10 Mistakes Made By Beginner Filmmakers
In today’s video Tom and Raafi Rivero discuss the ten most common mistakes made by beginning filmmakers. Here’s the video.
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Should filmmakers always strive for excellence?
This might seem like a strange question – should you, the filmmaker, always strive for excellence? Certainly, with so much competition out there, today more than ever you need to do something very special to get noticed. Having said that, I think that perfectionism and striving for excellence actually hinders the careers of most filmmakers. Let me explain. Continue reading Should filmmakers always strive for excellence?
Indie Filmmaker Spotlight: Ramin Serry
Yesterday, the Vimeo Staff Picks featured a great short comedy “Don’t Call It A Comeback”. This entertaining film is well-made in every respect, but acting and writing stand out the most. The short was written and directed by Ramin Serry and features Andrew von Urtz, Riva Di Paola and Harry Sinclair. Continue reading Indie Filmmaker Spotlight: Ramin Serry
How to make a micro-budget feature film – 15 tips by Joshua Overbay
I came across a very interesting article on Indiewire written by the indie filmamaker Joshua Overbay. Joshua offers very practical advice for filmmakers thinking about doing a feature film on a micro-budget. The advice is based on Joshua’s experience with his film “As It Is In Heaven”. Continue reading How to make a micro-budget feature film – 15 tips by Joshua Overbay
Learing Film Production Terminology the fun way
Here’s a fun way of familiarizing yourself with film production terminology. If only all study material was so visual.
The video was shot on the RED Epic Dragon & Blackmagic Production Camera 4K.