Learn advice and tips from filmmakers and producers on how to get the nitty-gritty of your production taken care of. From managing actors and crew members, to financing your big project, learn the best ways to make your movie. Whether you’re tackling your first independent production or have been doing this for years, find all the answers to your questions on film production.
Think you know everything there is to know about the golden age of film? How about the people and devices that came just before that time? If so, check out this quick and fun quiz about the early days of moving pictures.
When setting out to make a movie, you don’t have to have millions of dollars on hand for the production. Many people make movies every year for little to no out-of-pocket expenses. From pre-production to the filmmaking process itself, here is a guide to making your own low budget movie.
Making a movie can be a lot of fun but it’s the producers who have to make sure that it is completed and of a good enough quality to sell to make investors their money back. From hiring a crew to the production and eventual distribution of the film, here are tips for beginner film producers.
Film production is not just a process of shooting and editing, but instead a large project that requires a lot of paperwork for organization and legal security. Here is a look at the different forms that you will need if you are making a student film.
Film production has so many different elements to get it from idea to the theater that it has separate phases that they must go through. Here is an outline of the different phases that a feature film production will go through.
A lot of types of videos that are produced are used for internal training purposes, which is completely different than narrative filmmaking. Here is a look at how training videos are different than different types of video production.
The term “art film” remains somewhat ambiguous, but for most people it indicates a film that breaks away from the standards set by Hollywood. Here is a look at how directing an art film will differ from directing other types of film projects.
The production coordinator job is one that is early on the career chain and helps to arrange the film and video productions. Here is a look at how to work your way towards a production coordinator position.
The assistant director position is actually one of the more important positions on a film set, and the wage usually matches its necessity of the job. Here is a look at exactly how much the assistant director makes in the professional film and video market.
The producer role is central to making a music video, but has different constraints because of the unique format. Here is a look at how to produce a music video, and how the producer position works in this unique format.
The short film takes on its own form as it has different limitations than a feature film Here is a look at how to make your own short film and what elements are going to be different from a full length project.
Creating a career in producing commercial videos has changed quite a bit over the years. In the current economic climate, you may need to consider focusing directly on productions aimed at web publication. Here is a look at creating solutions for this type of business.
When one thinks about making a movie, millions of dollars are needed to complete this endeavor. Even when someone considers a micro budget movie, up to $100,000 is still needed to complete this. However, there is a way to make a film for no money. You just need a plan and a solid group of friends.