Don’t Let Amateur Sound Crush Your Film Festival Dreams

Sound quality is really important in the film festival judging process. We can forgive a lot of technical errors for a great story, but lousy sound simply will not cut it. … More Don’t Let Amateur Sound Crush Your Film Festival Dreams

10 Reasons Your Screenplay Sucks (and how to fix it)

…99 out of 100 screenplays I read [aren’t] good enough… When you read a good screenplay, you know it – it’s evident from page one.  The style, the way the words are laid out on the page, the way the story is set up, the grasp of dramatic situation, the introduction of the main character, … More 10 Reasons Your Screenplay Sucks (and how to fix it)

Need a Super Cheap & Versatile DIY Diffuser? Try a Shower Curtain

You don’t need deep pockets to get some pro-looking diffusion. In fact, a dollar is probably all it’ll take. Here’s Film Riot’s Ryan Connolly to give you some tips on how to utilize an everyday shower curtain to soften light, as well as how to grade your footage to make it look more cinematic. When … More Need a Super Cheap & Versatile DIY Diffuser? Try a Shower Curtain

Become A Boring Filmmaker In 10 Easy Steps

From Raindance.org: How terribly and drippingly cool to work in the creative industries. You get to wear the coolest clothes, sport the strangest hair dye and give yourself the most glamorous sounding job description imaginable – and get away without proving any real talent or ability. Another defining aspect of the creative industries is there … More Become A Boring Filmmaker In 10 Easy Steps