As a filmmaker, I assume your primary goal is to make movies. But as you know, making a movie requires many steps. So to plan your next movie as well as some of other big whoppers you wish to accomplish, I suggest breaking your goals into smaller and smaller chunks… And then finally break them into small enough chunks so you can include them in your list of daily tasks.
If you’re a writer, or a writer director or a writer-director-producer, or simply a producer working with a writer, sooner or later it would behoove you to purchase some professional screenwriting software. To the best of my knowledge, the industry standard hovers between Final Draft and Movie Magic Screenwriter. I …
Jason Brubaker of Filmmaking Stuff caught up with Peter D. Marshall for a few minutes earlier this week to ask him about his new online filmmaking course.
Shoot your first feature in high definition, not DV and not Film. Why? DV looks like crap and film is way too expensive and in my opinion, too risky for a first feature with a limited budget.
The next day, I was on Amtrak, headed into the heart of Manhattan. When I got off the train, things moved quickly. I had never worked in New York prior to this. The producer met me Penn Station, took me to the location, and gave me a list of things needed. I started the day fetching coffee and lemon lime seltzer water, and bagel