All posts tagged “filmmakers

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If You Are New to Filmmaking …

There is one unbreakable rule of filmmaking; if you want to be a filmmaker, you must make films. You can study books, films, and videos, but if you don’t put all that knowledge into practice, you will never know what works and what doesn’t in… Read more

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Filmmaking Isn’t Just Pointing Camera in One Direction and Recording

Many people go into the business of making videos and films, believing that pointing the camera in one direction and pressing record is the way filmmaking works. Unfortunately, this idea is hugely misleading since filmmaking is not only about pointing your camera in one direction… Read more

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Filmmaking Is Much More Than Just the Equipment

Telling a story, developing a story, organising production, selling the finished product, finding the audience; all those elements are part of every filmmaking process. Unfortunately, nowadays it seems that quite many filmmakers have forgotten that having the newest or most expensive equipment is not the beginning,… Read more

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Should You Agree to Work for Free?

This is a question many people in the creative sector will be asking themselves throughout their careers, and unfortunately, the “offers” to work for free don’t end the older you become or, the more experience you have. When I left film school, it was believed… Read more

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Filmmaking Is Like Training For the Marathon

Filmmaking takes time, and I’m not only talking about the time it takes to make a film, from start to finish. I’m also talking about the time it takes to establish yourself in the industry. When I graduated from film school in 2004, the Internet… Read more