Reading Time: 5 minutes 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
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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
Reading Time: 5 minutes Want to explore a variety of online film production courses from the comfort of your couch? 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
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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. Or maybe even £800 on a couple of lenses, but £1200 for one light?! Firstly, the truth is you should value your lighting as much
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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
Reading Time: 4 minutes This is what to expect when pursuing a career in film. Working in the film industry is more than a job it’s a lifestyle choice. So far during my career, I have worked on an estimated 50 films. At first, this was short films and low budgets but then I started to find paid work