Five things Every New Filmmaker Should Know

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Being a first time 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 not let the idea of the work involved or the potential difficulty of the task stop you from making your first … [Read more...]

How To Create a Final Movie Budget

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One of the most essential steps in the filmmaking process is to create a final movie budget. Your movie budget will outline the size of your movie and dictate how each dollar will be spent. From this information, you can finalize your business plan, raise money, hire cast and crew, make a movie - and hopefully have enough money left over for marketing, sales and … [Read more...]

Five Steps to Make a Living in Filmmaking

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If you want to make a living in filmmaking, you're in the right place. The one thing I absolutely love about being a filmmaker is that I am my own boss. I don't have to punch a clock, I don't have to do every single gig that comes along, and I can do things my way. The greatest part? Making movies is my full time job. Most filmmakers want this too. The trouble is they want … [Read more...]

How To Turn Your Book Into A Movie

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So you are seeking ideas on how to turn your book into a movie. First of all, congratulations on finishing your book. Writing requires every degree of discipline you can muster. And now that your book is complete, I can understand why you would want to turn your story into a movie. Going from a writer to a screenwriter to a filmmaker is a very complex process. But if you are … [Read more...]

Make A Horror Movie

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As a filmmaker, you need to start somewhere. I suggest you take action and make a horror movie. Our first feature was a silly zombie movie. The production value was horrific. But the movie got a write up in Premiere Magazine, Fangoria and about one hundred horror related websites. As a result of this buzz, our crappy horror movie gained a cult following and sold very … [Read more...]