48 Film Project Hosts Contest for Filmmakers

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If you're into making short films, you might want to check out 48 Film Project. 48 Film Project is an online, international short film contest. Filmmakers from more than 130 cities worldwide are given 48 hours to write, film, edit, produce and upload a short 4-7 minute movie. Because 48 Film Project is a new sponsor for Filmmaking Stuff, they are offering you a discount … [Read more...]

Sell Your Movie For Maximum Profit

If you're already a seasoned feature filmmaker, take a moment and think back: Do you remember when the idea of making movies seemed like a far away dream? Do you remember when you first got the idea for your movie? Do you remember Your first day of production? Do you remember your first screening and how well everyone loved your work? That happened to me with my first … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Books Worth A Read

When I was working to make my first feature, I read a bunch of filmmaking books. I wanted to find out how to finish my screenplay and how to raise money for my movie. The problem was, much of the information was bogus. A lot of those "experts" had never even made a movie! One guy even said I should ask my dentist or doctor for money.  Frustrating. Fortunately, I found few … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Tools You Can Use Today

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If you're a member of the Filmmaking Stuff newsletter as well as our Facebook group you probably know that we try very hard to answer every moviemaking question you send. Now, granted sometimes we get busy. So, I wanted to provide you with a list of useful, no-fluff filmmaking tools. (Disclosure: Where possible, I included affiliate links. If you don't want to buy anything … [Read more...]

Make Shorts First – Filmmaking

Before you make a feature, you should create a whole bunch of short movies. This advice is nothing new for the up-and-coming filmmaker. But what is new are the many options for distribution. Past Filmmakers. . . Most short films lived and died at film festivals. But these days, shooting on the Canon EOS 7D, combined with quick Internet uploads have changed filmmaking … [Read more...]