Color grading will give every film you create a unique vibe. At Filthy Look Films, we have been able to leverage our toolbox to create campaigns ranging from a Wrangler Asia-Pacific spot to a music video for artist 360. I believe that having the right tools for the job is vital. Take the Wrangler … [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 on the hunt for film industry jobs, you're not alone. Having spent the last decade in Los Angeles, I have seen my fair share of Hollywood hopefuls get chewed up and spit out by the machine. Landing film industry jobs is not tough. If you're willing to put in long hours, ignore your … [Read more...]
The size of your film crew can have a huge impact on your budget and logistics. Even if you're not paying your crew, you'll want to carefully consider your headcount. On independent shoots, there are generally three film crew "sizes:" the microscopic, the run-and-gun, and the mid-sized. The … [Read more...]
Have you ever heard the phrase: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Even though this sounds silly and mystical, finding a filmmaking mentor can accelerate your career. A filmmaking mentor is a role model who takes an interest in your success. He or she may offer encouragement, … [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 guarantee" and how to find a "major film … [Read more...]