Working With Partners

Before you jump into BIG filmmaking projects, I recommend working with creative collaborators on weekend films and other, smaller projects. This helps you uncover everybody's idiosyncrasies early on. From this experience, you can better determine if anybody's social imperfections (coupled with your own imperfections) will derail the possibility of collaborating on bigger … [Read more...]

Film Shot On Cannon 7D

Living in Los Angeles, I always find it novel when I meet other filmmakers who actually went to my small, Pennsylvanian high school (there are only 2 such people that I know of). One is a filmmaker named Joseph Ort. And frankly, he is bit of a filmmaking tech-head. He uses his Cannon 7d on weekend projects - and he wanted to share a rundown of the tech stuff used during the … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Seminar Los Angeles

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For Los Angeles based fimmakers looking to take their show to business, I recommend checking out the next  Norman Berns workshop.  In this full-day, hands-on instruction, you will gain experience on the following: MATCHING SCRIPT and BUDGET - SCHEDULING - BUDGETING BUSINESS PLANS - PITCHING - FUNDRAISING DEVELOPING THE DECK MARKETING - DISTRIBUTION - SALES Your day will … [Read more...]

Apps for Filmmakers

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As a filmmaker, we thought you'd enjoy Filmmaking Stuff on your handheld device. As a result, we have created a filmmaking app that will help modern movie makers take action and get their movies made. "In an effort to create useful iPhone apps for filmmakers, The Filmmaking Stuff App has been launched today. The app will help take filmmaking out of Hollywood, and put it … [Read more...]

Make Filmmaking Your Next Small Business

Quiet please…we have speed…ACTION! A new website is being launched today that will help take filmmaking out of Hollywood, and put it into the hands of everyday, creative people so that they can combine their life’s ambition of being a filmmaker with owning their own business. makeyourmovienow.com is the brain child of Jason Brubaker, a Los Angeles-based independent … [Read more...]