In this guest filmmaking article, producer Susan Ngozi Nwokedi provides Filmmaking Tips For Beginners. Growing up in Nigeria, I remember watching movies and wondering how could I be one of the actors in the film or how could I make movies like the one I was watching. My desire to work in entertainment stayed with [...]
Making money with short films can be a pain in the butt. This was especially difficult when I started my filmmaking career. The reason? Back then, the market for short films was limited. In fact, most short films went to festivals and later faded away in quiet obscurity. But thanks to the internet, you…
I’ve seen a lot of short films over the years. Frequently I’ve been impressed by the visuals, the level of the acting, sometimes the innovative use of a mix of media. Can you guess what most often is the weakest link?
The idea is that you set a goal for the day and declare it on the MAD website and check in every hour to report your progress and watch a five minute live broadcast in which Jurgen gives tips and answers questions.
Don’t try filmmaking alone. It is too challenging. You can’t know everything. To speed up the process, find people who complement your skill set.
If you are looking for short film ideas, my first suggestion for all filmmakers seeking short film ideas is this: do not do drama…