Finishing Your Filmmaking Project

Image via WikipediaEven with several successful filmmaking projects under my belt, I still get that feeling of excitement for a new project - the feeling that you're working towards something you believe in. And as you get closer and closer to your goal, part of the excitement is knowing that any moment could be a step forward or a step back. For every project that I made, … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Goals For This Year

After speaking at quite a few filmmaking events, I realize that many filmmakers have the passion and drive to be successful. But often, these same filmmakers fail to take action. And the result of inaction means that many filmmakers will never make their movie. I started Filmmaking Stuff because I wanted to help filmmakers make movies and also, create a self sustaining movie … [Read more...]

Filmmaker David Allen Talks Modern Moviemaking and VOD Distribution

The Gates of Hell Movie Cast & Crew

As we get closer to an independent filmmaking business driven by video on demand distribution, I am on the hunt for various case studies that can help filmmakers navigate the changing world. I caught wind of an indie production company based in Australia called Rapidfire Productions. This is a production company that operates as a self sustaining modern moviemaking business. … [Read more...]

Movie Making Tools Update

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If you're new to Filmmaking Stuff, welcome. If you're a frequent reader, then you know that my major mission is to help you make your movie now! For about the last six months, I have been working to update our Filmmaking Stuff sister resource - I wanted to create a storefront where I could offer more advanced information. Well, the work has paid off. I'm pleased to announce … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Is Just Like Making Widgets

When we compare modern moviemaking to widget production, it oftentimes seems as though we are saying that the end product of our work carries with it so much more human, emotional weight and experience than the mere production of a widget. And while I understand that watching a feature film has so much more value to ME, and as most of us would argue, humanity - Our friends at … [Read more...]