In case you haven't noticed, filmmaking is changing. And the future of filmmaking is now. In years past, if you wanted to make a film, you had to raise enough money to not only cover the film and equipment, but you paid for your DP, your camera operator, someone to pull focus, someone to load the … [Read more...] about Future Of Filmmaking: Will You Be Replaced By A Robot?
The other day I got into a debate with a friend about modern moviemaking. We were arguing over the difference between a “professional” movie and an “amateur” movie. He contended that a professional movie needed a certain budget, cast and crew. And of course, I argued the opposite. While the … [Read more...] about The Shocking Truth About Modern Moviemaking
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As an independent filmmaker, the prospect of putting together a project and creating something awesome out of an idea really gets us going. Serious indie filmmakers stop at noting until the movie is actually in the can - or these days - in your hard drive. Still if you've been working to make … [Read more...] about The 5 Immutable Laws of Successful Filmmaking
Want some filmmaking advice? Talk to any filmmaker about filmmaking, they will tell you the world has changed. Gone are the days when you simply made a movie and sold it to the highest bidder. These days every filmmaker with a camera is making a backyard indie. And as a result, the market is … [Read more...] about Essential Filmmaking Advice For The Modern Filmmaker