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Switching from Final Cut Pro 7 to DaVinci Resolve 14

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Switching from Final Cut Pro 7 to DaVinci Resolve 14 With the upcoming release of Mac OS “High Sierra” this month, it’s been announced that Apple’s Final Cut Pro 7 will no longer be supported (see here: Final Cut Pro is Officially Dead). So what about the 10 years of Final Cut Pro projects I…

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10 Tips to Getting a Filmmaking or Screenwriting Mentor

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Inside the Producer’s Corner with Suzanne Lyons This is a series of articles that film producer and best selling author Suzanne Lyons (listen to her interview here) will be writing over the next 6 months. I personally asked Suzanne to share her knowledge, experience, and motivation with you the IFH Tribe. Whether you are a…

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Top 10 Must Listen to Cinematography Podcasts

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Indie Film Hustle’s Top 10 Cinematography Podcasts Cinematography Podcasts are like a free film school for aspiring or professional cinematographers. Indie Film Hustle has put together the Top Ten must listen to cinematography podcasts of the last year. From Oscar winners to cinema lens gurus, be sure to take notes because there are a ton…

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IFH TV: My 2003 Project Greenlight Submission Tape

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My 2003 Project Greenlight Submission Tape It’s the summer of 2003 and the second season of the filmmaking reality show, Project Greenlight, is taking submissions from directors and screenwriters. Before Batman and Jason Bourne, there was Project Greenlight, the brainchild of Oscar Winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. I had just a few student short…

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Screenwriting Books You Need to Read – Top Ten List

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Top Ten Screenwriting Books You Need to Read   1) Screenplay by Syd Field The first book I ever read about screenwriting. Field is the forefather of the how to for screenwriting. He cracked the code of the three act structure and paved the way for all others screenwriting gurus that would follow. As far as…

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Quentin Tarantino Screenplays (Download)

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Quentin Tarantino Screenplays What can be said about Quentin Tarantino the screenwriter that hasn’t been said before? QT has, easily, one of the most unique and singular voice in the history of cinema. You may love him or hate him but you will remember him. Reading his screenplays is a masterclass in dialog, structure, and rhythm.…

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Barry Lyndon: Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece

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Barry Lyndon: Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece In the history of dramatic films, Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon gets a beautiful ranking. It won a total of four Oscars under the production category. It is a film that is based on a novel written by William Makepeace Thackeray: ‘The Luck of Barry Lyndon,’ in 1844. The…

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Christopher Nolan Screenplays (Download)

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Christopher Nolan Screenplays Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation. Being a writer/director really sets him a part from his contemporaries. His screenplays are a master class in the craft. We decided to put together an easy resource for screenwriters and filmmakers to be able to download Christopher Nolan Screenplays and…

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10 Tips & Techniques to Put the Business Back into Show Business

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Inside the Producer’s Corner with Suzanne Lyons This is a series of articles that film producer and best selling author Suzanne Lyons (listen to her interview here) will be writing over the next 6 months. I personally asked Suzanne to share her knowledge, experience, and motivation with you the IFH Tribe. Whether you are a…

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IFH 181: Trailer Editing Techniques to Cut a Badass Movie Trailer

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Trailer Editing Techniques to Cut a Badass Movie Trailer I’ve probably edited over 500 movie trailers, network promos, and commercials in my career. So many indie filmmakers and feature film editors think they can just throw together a trailer for their feature film and make it work. Over the years, I’ve shared my Trailer Editing Techniques…

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