In my ongoing effort to highlight filmmakers who forgo excuses and take action to get movies seen and selling, I would like to highlight a Filmmaking Stuff reader named Jeff who has started produced his first movie. In the following letter, he highlights how to get into filmmaking – based on his experience “Hi Jason […]
As a filmmaker, getting a movie made, seen and sold can be a challenge. Filmmaking Stuff was established to provide useful filmmaking tips and strategies. And over the last few years, we have received hundreds of questions from filmmakers seeking advice on all aspects of the process. Most filmmakers ask questions related to screenwriting, film finance, filmmaking, movie marketing, sales and distribution. Below you will find filmmaker frequently asked questions. If you question is not covered, you can contact us with your questions. While we don’t guarantee your question will be published in the Filmmaker FAQ column, we will try our best to get back to you with a response.
In this filmmaking question, a prospective film school student asks what he can do before going to film school. I have not made any films but I am planning to attend film school in two years. In the meantime what are some things I can do to prepare myself? For example, I am watching and […]
As a filmmaker, it is easy to think that movies made in Hollywood set the standard. But what if you do not live in Hollywood or an English speaking country? This weeks question comes from a filmmaker who’s native language is not English. He wonders if it is best to continue his filmmaking in English. […]
I originally wrote the Filmmaking Stuff book to help YOU. I wrote this book because a few years back, myself and some other producers decided to dump ALL of our limited resources into a niche audience focused, silly zombie movie. And while the movie was not Oscar caliber, it did have a remarkable hook that […]