Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at a few top tips on breaking down a film script including a free script breakdown template at the end. Once you have finalised your screenplay, you can enter pre-production. Pre-production is the planning stage of the filmmaking process, and your very first task is to complete a script breakdown.
Reading Time: 5 minutes We’ll start by pointing out the obvious; film production scheduling can be a bit of a jigsaw puzzle. There are so many different factors, all with different priorities that need to be considered when planning a shoot. Firstly, it’s not a case of picking up a script and simply filming from beginning to end. It
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at how to create a film budget breakdown including a free film budget template (at the bottom) to use on your own projects. Calculating the budget of your film is a complicated task. Even so, it is an essential skill for all filmmakers to learn. After all, you will need
Reading Time: 6 minutes Let’s cut to the chase, film set safety is paramount. It’s legally the Producer’s responsibility to ensure the safety of their cast and crew at all times. So, before you or any of your crew step foot on set, get schooled up on the basics of film set safety with these easy to follow do’s
Reading Time: 4 minutes How do you get a film in front of an audience? With the help of a film distributor that’s how! They are the people who help you market your film. They also get it into the cinemas, streaming on VOD platforms and selling in shops. A good film distributor has the knowledge and contacts to
Reading Time: 4 minutes As a filmmaker, it may seem odd to be asking how to make a killer pitch video for your crowdfunding campaign. However, it’s not something to be ashamed of. A good filmmaker should never pass up the opportunity to learn more about their craft. Certainly when it comes to making them money for their short
Reading Time: 4 minutes “How can I fund my short film?” I hear you ask.. So, you’ve just graduated film school, qualifications in the bag, you’re now ready to step into your filmmaking career. Like most newcomers, you need to build a solid showreel, starting with a cracking short film. With a crew of fellow graduates and a camera