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From creating projects for Coldplay, Adidas, MTV, Indieflix and more, to having short film, Text Me, staring Big Bang Theory's Matt Bennett go viral, Dream Team Directors know a thing or two about filmmaking and what it takes to make great films. Their recent YouTube series of 17 video "Tips for Success" provides aspiring filmmakers with tips to help take their films - and careers - to the next level.
As a filmmaker, especially a student filmmaker, it can be a huge struggle to scrape together the funds needed to be able to create a film — it doesn’t matter on the length.
Whether you're shooting an intense sporting event or the next Lifetime movie, selecting the right lens for the job is critical. Directory of Photography Doug Bischoff of BES Studios shares his advice for choosing the right lens for each project and which lenses are his favorite.
The last decade’s “democratization of filmmaking” is a truly wonderful thing. It has enabled more people to create via a lower barrier of entry, resulting in multimedia experiences that would never have seen the light of day several years earlier.
Want to learn the filmmaking craft or strengthen your skills with help from industry vets whose credits include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Hugo, Mad Max: Fury Road and more? Now you can with Filmmaker U. We sat down with the creators of the online educational hub to get a look at what filmmakers can expect to learn.
Creating and shooting stock footage takes time, creativity and above all, a good eye. But how do you sell your images after the creative process? Two-time Emmy Nominated Videographer Jeremiah Baumbach shares a few of his tips towards creating and selling successful images in the production industry.
by John PokornyThe Canon EOS C300 is always in our carrying case for all interviews and shows we attend across the globe, and it’s great to find out how much it is used in the documentary filmmaking world as well. With so many great features and capabilities, it was perfect coming across illuminate Hollywood’s review on the cam while learning about all the bells and whistles that helped create a Toronto Film Fest project to sold out crowds.
Did you know that Orson Welles – who, with his 1941 iconoclastic masterpiece Citizen Kane changed how films are made and watched forever – was primarily interested in theatre? This Founding Father was a no-nonsense visionary and polyhistor talented in every aspect of his discipline, one in which he was fully self-taught. He inspired all your favourites from Spielberg to Scorsese, from Bergman to Paul Thomas Anderson – and through these tips you too can learn some of his tricks.
Sooner or later, every commercial filmmaker comes across a project that, for one reason or another, requires him or her to conduct an interview. Whether it’s a brand film, documentary, or testimonial, interviews with ‘real people’ (non-actors) bring a unique set of challenges. Most producers know this, and they also know that they ought to prepare for this kind of interview-but how?
In Hollywood, filmmakers assume huge risks when making blockbuster movies. If a film performs poorly at the box office, it can lead to big losses and write-offs. These professionals leverage hundreds of millions of dollars for marketing, production and other movie making related expenses.