In the past, filmmakers made a movie, got lucky and ended up with a BIG paycheck with incremental increases on the back end. These days filmmakers need to think about their movies in ways akin to how traditional investors think about dividends from bonds – once you make the investment, it’s a long term game!
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.
In the following filmmaking podcast, I share some thoughts on how we might actually make independent filmmaking profitable again. Specifically, I compare the filmmaking production process to any small business. And I share my thoughts on VOD (video on demand) distribution – and how this sales channel finally gives every filmmaker the opportunity to create multiple streams of movie income.
These days everybody has film ideas. The thing is, ideas do not carry much value. It is execution. How can you tell a good idea from a bad idea? And what do you do once you have a good idea?
If you’re looking for an eZine For Filmmakers – you’ve come to the right place. I have put together a resource that delivers some awesome filmmaking information – and now is your time to join the fun.
If you’re a newbie to filmmaking, I’m going to give you the advice I learned early on. This has since become my work and success philosophy. And as you chart your film career, maybe this stuff is worth considering.
Make your short film in HD, not Film.