Film Set Etiquette & Terminology

Student and independent film sets are a fun place to start your film career. However, when you progress to more professional productions you will find that the work ethic and on set etiquette can be a lot stricter than you are used to. Although film sets can be fun, they are still working environments where

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How To Find Work As A Film Runner

A film runner is the most entry-level job role in the film industry. Many filmmakers start out within this role before progressing to other positions. If you are clueless about what film job you want to pursue, then consider starting out as a film runner. This job role allows you to see first hand how

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The Best Online Film Production Courses

Film education has never been easier to find. As a filmmaker, you have plenty of options to hone your skills. Most universities and colleges offer full-time media and film production courses. If you simply search YouTube you will find many channels dedicated to filmmaking. Full-time courses however, can be expensive and time-consuming. YouTube is a

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Film Lighting on a Budget

Film lighting is expensive but your budget is small…sound familiar? When parting with your hard-earned cash you can usually muster up the courage to spend £1000 on a camera and maybe even £800 on a couple of lenses, but £1200 for one light?! The truth is you should value your lighting as much as your

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How to become a Film Director

Film directing is the most competitive job role in the film industry. Almost every person in the film industry has dreamt of directing at some point. How you develop your talent and find work as a director can vary per person. This following article is a realistic breakdown of how to become a film director.

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How To Design Your Filmmaker CV

Your filmmaker CV plays an important role in acquiring jobs in the film industry. A lot of filmmakers believe that they don’t need a CV. This has been proven wrong throughout my career. Not only do you need a CV to apply to jobs online. On professional productions, the Producer will ask to see your

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Cinematic Lighting Techniques

Lighting is the key difference between camera operators and cinematographers – learn to light, and you’re stepping into a new playing field, but it can be hard to know where to begin. We all spend time researching the newest camera and lenses, but rarely lights and methods on how best to use them. It’s too

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