Scriptwriting is difficult, and the cherry on top is when someone reads your work and rips it to shreds. Of course they don’t mean to rip it to shreds. Their aim is to make the script better so it can actually work as a film.…View Post
There’s something indie filmmakers are skipping over. It’s costing them opportunities, funding and connections. They’re afraid to treat themselves like professionals, so they’re not developing their own slate of projects. It’s high time we go through the simple steps to creating a film slate that…View Post
Planning production can be stressful enough when you’re making a short film and squeezing every penny. So let’s take a bit of the stress out by minimising your crew. Planned properly, you can have a completely successful shoot with only 5 crew members. We’re going…View Post
It sometimes feels like film genres are often an afterthought. Once you’ve got the story, characters and started wondering where the heck you’re gonna get the £10k you need, genre feels like a distant point. But today we’re going to take a few minutes to…View Post
It’s time to answer the age-old question. Well, maybe not age-old, because we’re talking about YouTube vs Vimeo. We’re going to break it down for you today so you can work out which one you need to prioritise in 2020. Background In recent years the…View Post
Hollywood likes to sell us all a dream. We seem it time and time again, and you can bet we’re going to see it as this year’s award season rolls around. They like to push the story that someone had a golden idea, worked their ass off to turn it into a film, and then they came out of nowhere and started scooping up awards. Sorry Hollywood, the game is up.