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 […]
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.
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 […]
Over the last 26 years, I have been asked countless times “How do I get started working in film and TV?” The answer is simple. First contact your state or city film commission. Every state has a film and TV office. Next, you must change what you currently believe is necessary to work in this […]
When it comes to making films, many times you’ll find yourself stuck. Maybe your screenplay has hit a wall. Maybe you’ve been working on your film and can’t find that initial investment. Or perhaps you can’t find the money for post production. Well, there is one technique you can use to get yourself to the […]
Depending on your level of skill, finding a film mentor could be similar a producing partner. If you have a mentor that’s going to show you the ropes, that could easily be a Producing partner. If you’re bringing some kind of value, whether it’d be financing or a killer script or something that that is […]