Film Production Books You Need to Read – 2021 Top Ten List

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Film Production Books You Need to Read – 2021 Top Ten List 1) Indie Film Production: The Craft of Low Budget Filmmaking Indie Film Production explains the simple, basic, clear cut role of the independent film producer. Raising funds to do your dream project, producing award-winning films with a low budget, putting name actors on your…

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Joe Swanberg: How to Shoot & Sell Six Feature Films in a Year!

Joe Swanberg: How to Shoot & Sell Six Feature Films in a Year! If you want to be an indie filmmaker you should definitely study the work of the prolific film director Joe Swanberg. Who is Joe Swanberg you ask? I just recently not only discovered his work but also started to study his unique filmmaking process. I…

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5 Stages of Indie Film Production

Understanding the 5 Stages of Indie Film Production Film Production is created in 5 phases: development, pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution. Each phase has a different purpose, with the overarching goal to get to the next one, and ultimately on to distribution. Each stage varies in length, and different roles suit different stages. Sadly, some…

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The Guide to Getting the Film Look with Your DSLR

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The Guide to Getting the Film Look with Your DSLR The whole film vs digital debate has been raging on for decades now. I’m old school and LOVE the look of film but I also love the power and speed of shooting digital. What’s an indie filmmaker to do? Creating a convincing “film look” out of…

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IFH 162: 7 Tips To Nail Your First Week On a Film Set

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. 7 Tips To Nail Your First Week On a Film Set Your first week on a film set will be an intimidating experience. It takes time to find your feet and feels comfortable in such a unique…

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IFH 151: How to Shoot 96 Script Pages in 4 Days

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. How to Shoot 96 Script Pages in 4 Days So after I posted the video below I was slammed by emails and messages from the IFH Tribe asking for details on how I shot 96 pages of…

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IFH 092: Why Having No Budget Makes You a Better Filmmaker

Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. Why Having No Budget Makes You a Better Filmmaker What is this guy talking about? No budget = better filmmaker? He must be nuts. Well, I’ll have to disagree with you. As I am going through my adventure on…

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IFH 066: What Really is an Independent Film?

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. So What Really is an Independent Film? This is a question I’ve been asked many times. “What is an Independent Film?” Is George Lucas an independent filmmaker? He did make all his films outside the studio system and…

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