Submitting to film festivals becomes a major focus when you have a new finished film. Film festivals can put a film on the map, draw in large audiences and jump-start careers. They’re fun, frustrating, exciting, helpful and many other adjectives … [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.
As a filmmaker your success depends on your ability to stand up and proclaim "I have a movie idea!" But the shocking (or not-so-shocking) truth is, everybody has a movie idea.Very few of these ideas will ever get made into a movie. The trick is … [Read more...]
Let me guess, you have the perfect movie idea. You even have your "final" version of your script. You even have funding! Now it's time to get some buddies together, form a movie crew and shoot your movie, right? Not so much. Don't get me … [Read more...]
If you're wondering what it takes to become a successful filmmaker, you're in luck. It's getting a lot easier to make, market and sell movies. Whenever I give talks on filmmaking, one of the questions I get from the audience is how to become a … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]