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5 Ways to Create Better Images Without Buying More Gear

Gear manufacturers are like that suave douchebag from the bar. They know how to rub the G-spot (gear-spot) to get us to spread our wallets. Well here’s 5 ways to make better photos (and film) that don’t require shelling out more money. You are a photographer. You love getting out there and doing your best Read MoreRead More

10 Time Management Tips for Busy Screenwriters

Jason McKinnon offers ten tips for busy writers to keep up with their daily writing. Below you’ll find 10 simple techniques I’ve used to keep up with my screenwriting. I’ll settle into a new routine that includes time for my screenplay eventually. Until then, I consider myself extremely lucky to be blessed with such a Read MoreRead More

12 Invaluable Tips for First-Time Filmmakers

E.L. Katz shares his 12 tips for filmmakers trying to put together their first feature. 1. A good script is a director’s best friend. With little money, time, or experience, it really is doubtful that you’ll be able to pull movie magic out of your ass without a solid screenplay. No matter how fucked up Read MoreRead More

Advice for Filmmakers from Someone who Ran a Festival.

Here’s some festival tips from folks that have been on the other side of the submission form. You see, from 2008, through till 2013, working with some incredible people, we headed up the Bootleg Film Festival?—?a traveling event that played at a variety of cities on both sides of the Atlantic. I retired the festival Read MoreRead More

6 Filmmaking Tips From Darren Aronofsky

Landon Palmer digs through Darren Aronofsky’s work and commentary for six tips we can learn from this accomplished director. The Body is a Medium “Wrestling some consider the lowest art—if they would even call it art—and ballet some people consider the highest art. But what was amazing to me was how similar the performers in Read MoreRead More

The Church of Comedy

The director of Wedding Crashers and The Change-Uplearned The Ten Commandments of Directing Comedy through trial and error—not divine inspiration. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF DIRECTING COMEDY 1. “KINDA FUNNY” MEANS IT’S NOT WORKING Laughter is binary: It either happens or it doesn’t. As each joke arrives in the course of a film, the cavernous space of the theater Read MoreRead More

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