A film director is much more than just a person in charge with a vision. In fact, it is one of the most complex professions that requires knowledge and experience in a number of industries and crafts, such as filmmaking, cinematography, acting, screenwriting, advertising, marketing, psychology, philosophy, and more. It is a very multifaceted job […]
At Filmmaking Stuff, we are dedicated to providing filmmaking articles related to production, production equipment (cameras, lighting, audio), film scheduling, budgeting, casting and directing. From time to time, we will also include articles from guest filmmakers. We have provided the following ideas and filmmaking tips so that you can take action and make your movie.
So you have a TV Show idea and you want to sell it. Before we get into some action steps you can take, it’s important to understand how TV works in comparison to film. A lot of times people think TV is the same as producing feature films, where you can just make something and […]
In the process of putting together your film, you could try to cast the film yourself, or you could hire a casting director. Sometimes filmmakers are intimidated by the process. For example, I know of many actors turned producers who feel like casting directors are the gatekeeper to the world of roles. But as a […]
What if I told you that one of the definitive keys for funding your film came from within your mind? In my personal experience raising money, I would say that having a film funding mindset is essential. What do I mean by that? Well, we’re talking about convincing yourself that you can raise enough money […]
My producing partner Mike Knowlan and I recently finished a short film called KNOCK KNOCK. It is a suspense/thriller about a woman who, after attending an out of town Christmas party, travels down a lonely highway road… One known for mysterious disappearances. We shot the film in one day (mostly in a friend’s garage), with […]
Okay, you want to make a movie. You’ve got those creative juices flowing, and you need an outlet. You have a GREAT idea, a technique in mind, and a screenplay that rocks. You’re missing only one teensy thing: Money. You don’t have the money to attract a film crew. If you had money, you’d be […]