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Hollywood Filmmaking & Television Directing Masterclass
Veteran film and television director Gil Bettman teaches you how to enhance the drama in a scene, heighten the action by using different lenses and how to move the camera in your next film and video production. The key here is that camera movement must be invisible. It should serve the story without calling attention to itself. Next, learn How To Move the Camera most effectively by systematically fulfilling Five Tasks when designing each moving master shot. Finally, learn how a master of visual design like Zemeckis customizes his application of these Five Tasks to the unique demands of each scene.
How to Make a Low Budget Feature Film: Soup to Nutz
This course is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at the making of a micro-budget (meaning REALISTIC BUDGET!) feature film. This is a look into how a professional near-no-budget film is made – with EVERY DETAIL available at your fingertips! FIB examines the EVERY detail (Over 18+ Hours) of the making of an independent movie called 2 Million Stupid Women (a comedy written by a woman!), which was made for only $100,000, made within the “Hollywood” system. If you want to make a feature, you need to take this course.
Guerrilla Filmmaking Academy: Learn How to Make a Short Film
This course houses a collection of short films by international award winning writer/director Alex Ferrari, founder of Indie Film Hustle. Included in this collection is over 9 hours (and growing) of a guerrilla indie film school (over 50 videos). Filmmaming Hacks goes through pre-production, production, post production and what to do after you're done shooting your indie film.
Directing Actors Masterclass
Years in the making, Directing Actors is the most comprehensive acting and directing training in the world. Created by Per Holmes, the course teaches a better way to be a Director, by having extremely strong technique, and the right philosophy and personality on the set. Through almost a thousand examples, we cover literally every acting and directing technique, every interaction between Actor and Director, and we cast, rehearse and shoot 9 scenes.
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Visual Effects for Directors
The course is completely unique, in that it's about understanding exactly what to do on the set, so that more of the budget ends up in front of the camera instead of being wasted on fixing impossible problems in post -- and trust us, it happens every day, even by big guys who should know better. This is training that everybody needs, from Directors and DPs, to highly professional Visual Effects Artists, because the challenge is the same: to make some really good decisions during shooting that you know for a fact will work easily in post. Even many Visual Effects Artists haven't explored this aspect.
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The Complete Indie Film Producing Workshop
Award-winning film producer Suzanne Lyons is about to take you from script to screen and beyond in this Mastermind workshop. After producing a number of bigger budget features Suzanne thought producing the SAG ultra-low and modified budget films would be a piece of cake. Boy, was she wrong. Wearing 100 different hats was a challenge and she learned so much. And now she will be sharing all that great info with you. This workshop is unique in that it will literally guide you through the entire process of making your film.
How to Cast Bankable Actors In Your Indie Film
Content is king, but casting is key. Filmmaker, Shane Stanley shares his casting tips to secure talent that will elevate your project's value and perception but also reveals the essential dos and don'ts when negotiating the deal. Regardless of budget and your experience, there is no reason you cannot get talent attached to your project that you'll need to get it off the ground and surrounded with a cast you've always dreamed about.
Light and Face: The Art of Cinematography
This workshop will walk you through how to light the most important and emotional subject you could put in front of your lens, the enigmatic face on a low budget. This workshop is unique in that it will literally guide you through the entire process of making your film. Taught by award-winning cinematographer Suki Medencevic A.S.C.
The Film Distribution Blueprint
Taught by Indie Film Hustle Founder Alex Ferrari, this course is an insider's look at how the film distribution side of the business works. It will teach you how to avoid predatory film distributors and aggregators, what to look for in distribution agreements, VOD myths, film deliverables, working with sales agents, and much more. Don't become a statistic. Educate yourself and thrive.
WATCH A FREE 3 PART LOW-BUDGET FILM PRODUCING VIDEO SERIES
Taught by veteran award-winning film producer and author Suzanne Lyons. The filmmaker behind over a dozen profitable low-budget feature films.