We met on the hard courts of Venice Beach to ball. Paddle ball. Not familiar? The game is basically miniature tennis meets ping pong. It’s hot fire. All the kids are doing it. Or so I was informed by my opponent, filmmaker Andrew Fuller. A producer … [Read more...]
At Filmmaking Stuff, we are dedicated to providing filmmaking articles related to production, production equipment (cameras, lighting, audio), film scheduling, budgeting, casting and directing. From time to time, we will also include articles from guest filmmakers. We have provided the following ideas and filmmaking tips so that you can take action and make your movie.
Like it or not, filmmaking is a business. And if you really want to have a career making movies, you’ll need all the help you can get. One way to accelerate your career is by finding a film industry mentor. With that said, I can't overstate just … [Read more...]
Picture this! A new filmmaker begins their very first film production. He's already living in the corner of someone’s kitchen, trying to scrape together a few bucks to eat while also working towards a career making movies. So when he lands a … [Read more...]
Attend any film festival and you'll probably hear a bunch of filmmakers rattling on about how you need to build an audience for your films. And while this sort of talk is trendy, I think it's a crock of crap. You don’t need to build your own … [Read more...]
It’s easy to fall into a rut when you’re living inside it, never realizing that things are changing around you. If you’ve spent the last few years working in Hollywood, you've probably see some changes. While some things are the same, there’s plenty … [Read more...]
Being a new filmmaker is like navigating rough waters. In fact, making movies is one of the few jobs in the world that, when done correctly looks extremely easy. If you know anything about the craft, you know making movies is challenging. However, do … [Read more...]