How to get the big decision-makers (like Netflix) looking at your films

These 4 things will get you attention in any kind of pitch meeting, and from decision-makers from the festival down the road all the way up to Netflix.

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How to create a film slate that gets you noticed

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…

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The only 5 crew members you need to make your film

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…

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Decide the genre for your next film in 15 mins

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…

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YouTube vs. Vimeo for filmmakers

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…

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WTF is a slate and why are filmmakers relying on them in 2020?

A slate is the secret hack that creators are relying on to develop a ton of pitch-ready ideas, and make more projects in less time.

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What Hollywood doesn’t want you to know about filmmaking

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.

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The simple script structure that takes your story from idea to award-winning film

Are you ready to make your writing life 100% easier in 2020?

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