Film Production

Top 10 Production Saving Tips for Filming on Location

Top 10 Production Saving Tips for Filming on Location Everybody that has done a shoot on location knows that it’s a whole different beast compared to filming in the controlled environment of sound stages. You have to battle the weather elements, public pedestrians, every piece of equipment must be packed into trucks that are often…

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The Room: The Best WORST Film Ever Made!

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The Room – A Cinematic Disaster There are bad movies, there are worse movies and then there is The Room which is so terribly awful that it has transcended to being good. Though it has gained popularity as a cult movie, it is simply disastrous. And possibly the best worst movie ever made. The Room’s writer/director/star/producer Tommy Wiseau…

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5 Things To Ask your Agent When Buying Production Equipment Insurance

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5 Things To Ask your Agent When Buying Production Equipment Insurance Let’s face it—buying insurance is often confusing and time-consuming. But it is a necessary evil, especially in this industry. Did you know that your local agent insuring your personal home and auto probably has no idea how to properly cover your production equipment? That’s…

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Killer Ways to Brainstorm Short Film Ideas

Killer Ways to Brainstorm Short Film Ideas Short films have become a lot more popular nowadays with the advancements in the field of media, but coming up with short film ideas can be challenging. Since short films are easier to make than the feature movies, the production cost is also a lot cheaper. One has…

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All You Need To Know About Movie Credits (with Template)

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All You Need To Know About Movie Credits In the early 1900’s, there were hardly any movie credits. Some movies had just opening credits, while some had just the end credits. Nonetheless, just the title was enough to start the movie. However, once the 70’s came, the statement ‘give honor to whom it is due’…

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10 Tips to Attracting “Real” Investors to Your Indie Film

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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 director,…

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This is What Scares the HELL Out of the Studio System – IFH TV

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This is What Scares the HELL Out of the Studio System – IFH TV I recently did a killer interview on The Ground Up Podcast with filmmaker Matt D’Avella. We talked about everything under the sun. Filmmaking, self-distribution, the state of the film business, and much more.  Watch the excerpt or read the transcript below.…

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