Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Five Movies to Watch in May

May 12, 2022

I learned cinema in the cinema watching films, so you always have a curiosity. I say, ‘Well, what if I make a film in this genre? What if I make this film like this?’ – Wong Kar-wai As a filmmaker, it’s important to stay up to date on new films hitting the movie screens because […]

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Five Tips for Crowdfunding your Film

May 3, 2022

In today’s world, independent filmmakers often look towards fundraising to produce their films. With these five tips for crowdfunding your film you will have a better shot at getting your project out there. What exactly is crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is essentially fundraising for your project. There are many ways to do this but nowadays almost all […]

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The Power of Effective Storytelling

March 15, 2022

Audiences all over the world are becoming more interested in watching foreign films and TV series. With that in mind, we ask: What’s the power of effective storytelling? In September of 2021, we saw Netflix’s South Korean series Squid Game become the number one streaming show on the platform with season two already in the […]

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Goal Setting

January 17, 2022

As we transition into the New Year, many of you may still feel stuck in old habits, and goal setting can be an easy tool to help us overcome obstacles. We still have many of the same challenges that we faced the year prior. The pandemic is still a threat to public health and safety […]

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3 Ways to be Professional

November 22, 2021

Let’s talk about professionalism. We often hear that we need to “be professional” on set but what does that really mean? We’ve broken it down into 3 ways to be professional: be kind, listen, and focus.   Be Kind. For the first example, we have Martin Scorsese whose birthday was earlier last week and his […]

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10 Things Every Independent Filmmaker Should Never Be Without

May 5, 2021

When you’re just starting out and you’ve got a tight budget, it’s difficult to know what expenses are essential and which can be cut. It’s easy to try and save yourself time, money, and effort by leaving out things you don’t know you’ll need. But that can come back to bite you in the rear […]

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