Sourcing film crew for you project is sometimes difficult. Perhaps you are a director looking for collaboration or a producer hiring on short notice. Regardless of your budget, having a talented film crew will undoubtedly enhance your production’s overall quality. Your crew is after all the force that gets your film made. In this article,
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In this article we look at how to cast actors with helpful tips on organising and preparing for the audition day. There is an old saying in Hollywood ‘Directing is 90% Casting’. You can have the perfect script, camera and set design but none of that will matter if the acting is bad. On a
Starting work in the film industry can be both exciting and intimidating. There are so many new things to learn, film has a unique work ethic, etiquette and even it’s own production language. Over the past hundred years, certain slang terms have developed during filming, these terms can alter depending on your country and region.
In this article we look at basic film set etiquette throughout a normal days filming. 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
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
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
It’s easy to get sucked into the filmmaking dream. Filmmaking is a highly creative career, there is potential for fortune and even fame. However, making the leap from dream to reality is hard. The reality is that the film industry is very tough, it will take a lot of time and hard work to make
When it comes to film education there has been a lot of debate. Over the past two decades, film making equipment has become increasingly more affordable. The internet has provided us with a place to share and learn film making tips for free. You are going to find a lot of anti-film school advice online.
So, 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?! Firstly, the truth is you should value your lighting as much