Over the past four years, Jenn Page has directed four Independent feature films. Having worked with some of Hollywood’s top talent, she stopped by Filmmaking Stuff to share her lessons learned as a director. As a director you are completely responsible for everything on your movie set, one way or another. Everything… Of all that […]
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.
As I type these words, I’m hoping that whatever filmmaking tips I’m about to share are useful. And while I don’t know all of your filmmaking needs, I care a great deal about your success. Like any creator, sometimes I have days when I’m just not feeling it. Sometimes I wonder if anybody ever utilizes […]
What I’m about to share is a cautionary tale, which should hopefully provide insights on how to build your filmmaking team, so you don’t get screwed in the process. Picture this – A few friends get together to make movies. One buddy liked to write screenplays. Another buddy had a camera and was honing his […]
To become a filmmaking success, you actually have to get a movie made, seen and sold. Advances in technology makes this much easier than years ago. These days filmmakers can utilize crowdfunding, find inexpensive cameras and distribute movies globally through one of the many VOD platforms. This means you can wake up every day imagining […]
In the following article, guest filmmaker Jerry Kokich explains the advantages of using stock footage. There was a post on a Facebook filmmaking page about shooting a sunset. This guy was asking for technical suggestions as to how to deal with the changing light, camera and color balance. There were all these lengthy answers about […]
Many filmmakers waste years saving up to have the “right” equipment before attempting to make a movie. But according to filmmaker Jerry Kokich, all you really need is an iPad and a few great apps. Jerry stopped by filmmaking stuff to provide his tips for iPad filmmaking on a budget. I love technology. I grew up […]