Posts Tagged ‘Filmmaker’

Indie Film Marketing: How to Design a Website for your Film

Creating an Image for Your Project: Design a Website! Most filmmakers and artist do not even think about marketing or distribution when creating a new project. This is where many projects fail. The first line of defense in creating a brand or image around your project is YOUR WEBSITE. Now how do you Design a Website? Designing a…

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Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear

Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear You may be wondering why this article is called Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear and the reason behind it is that I feel today’s filmmakers rely more on technology than the technique of filmmaking itself. I recently wrote an article on why shot composition…

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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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Martin Scorsese MasterClass: Breaking Down His Secrets & Directing Techniques

Martin Scorsese: MasterClass in Filmmaking Known for movies depicting the harsh realities of American life and careful filmmaking style, renowned director and producer Martin Charles Scorsese was born on the 1st of November 1942, in Flushing New York. He was raised by his Italian-American parents in the Little Italy district of Manhattan which is fondly remembered by…

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The Room: The Best WORST Film Ever Made!

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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John Cassavetes – The Godfather of Independent Film

John Cassavetes – The Godfather of Independent Film What comes to your mind when you first think of the name John Cassavetes? One of his iconic films probably popped into your head, didn’t it? Cassavetes wasn’t afraid to push the envelope with his films, and many of the movies we see today owe a debt…

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IFH 095: How to Break-Through Your Fear & Shoot Your First Feature Film

How to Break-Through Your Fear & Shoot Your First Feature Film Fear, the one thing that stops most indie filmmakers from moving forward and following their dreams. Fear of shooting their fist feature film, writing that screenplay, making that short film or just taking the first few steps towards their goals. Fear has been a strange bedfellow…

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