If you want to know how to make movies, be a consumer of story. Here’s 5 shows coming in 2018 that you need to see.
The Last Jedi is the Star Wars movie we’ve been waiting for - a truly innovative addition to the story, which takes the saga into new places.
If you’ve ever been a film school student or a no-budget independent filmmaker, then you know the pain. Finding high quality music to fit your movie for free is darn near impossible. God bless Kevin MacCleod, but if I hear “Sneaky Snitch” in one more short film I’m going to throw something. Before you get … Continue reading How to Find Royalty Free Music That Doesn’t Suck
Gavin Hood is climbing the ranks in the film industry, having directed some popular movies with tenacious morale. I first noticed him after watching Eye in the Sky, which is about the disputes of modern warfare. I was thoroughly impressed. I don’t remember the last time I was on the edge of my seat for … Continue reading Gavin Hood – Practical Advice and Inspiration from Eye In The Sky Director
Knowing where to start in the creative process of writing can be daunting for a first time filmmaker. I know it was for me. I’ve tried building a story around every possible thing imaginable, and I found Blake Snyder’s longline method from his infamous book, Save the Cat, to be the most effective. His argument … Continue reading Anatomy of the Best Loglines
One of the most popular movies of the year could also displace one of Marvel’s best. How do the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies stack up against each other?
BY CHARIS JOY JACKSON When it comes to knowing how to make movies, there’s one area independent filmmakers can not ignore. Stunts. Pretty much everything else, you can “fake it, ‘til you make it”, but when it comes to stunts, you need to know what you’re doing. They’re dangerous and if you don’t have professional … Continue reading What A Stunt Person Needs In A Director