As a filmmaker, it is no longer enough to simply make a great movie and sell it off to the highest bidder. Lower production costs coupled with the rapid surge of distribution opportunities means that in order to succeed, you need to start viewing … [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.
If you're looking to make your own movie, what are you waiting for? Another year is upon us. And as a filmmaker, a few things happened over the last 365 days. if you're like most filmmakers, you did one of the following: 1. You made your own … [Read more...]
Scoring your film can have a sort of mystical power over the mind. The perfect song paired with picture can make you cry, as can the wrong one. But finding the right music for your film can be a major hurdle, especially if you’re an indie filmmaker … [Read more...]
Getting your filmmaking work noticed requires persistence, tenacity and an unyielding ability to overcome obstacles and keep going, even when doing so seems impossible and crazy. Just over a decade ago, I was stuck on my small town, living with my … [Read more...]
Filmmaking can be challenging. Many times you face obstacles you never imagined. And sometimes the thought of quitting just makes sense. Do you ever fight the urge to quit filmmaking? Fighting The Urge To Quit Filmmaking Picture this! You leave … [Read more...]
With thousands of backyard indies being made each year, getting your film noticed at film festivals is increasingly challenging. Whenever I give talks on film distribution, invariably filmmakers ask questions about "how to land a HUGE minimal … [Read more...]