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September 22, 2014 Author:

Just about any story has the potential to be made into a brilliant film if it is executed well by the director. Unfortunately though, many directors fall into common traps, ultimately preventing their film from becoming a success. Read More

The Four Most Common Mistakes Made By Feature Length Directors

  • August 8, 2014

    Why All Directors Need to Take Up Acting

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    Indie film directors today have largely become more concerned with gear, effects, and post-production than with story and acting, which is one reason so many indie films fail to have any success. While the technical side of filmmaking is critical in today’s filmmaking environment, it is raw performance that will always be what captivates audiences most. Read More

  • July 22, 2014

    Softer than Softboxes: How to Create Book Lighting

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    Softbox not soft enough? Learn how to use the ultra-soft book lighting technique. Read More

  • July 17, 2014

    How Micromanaging Your Indie Film Set Could Ruin Your Project

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    Many amateur directors decide to write and direct their first film before they have had much on set experience in other roles. This is a viable approach for learning the craft of filmmaking and one that can often yield great results, but it must be approached with caution – particularly with regards to how the cast and crew is treated on set. Read More

  • January 28, 2013

    Creative Inspiration: Directors on Directing

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    Learn from the best! In this post, we’ve rounded up some of the best advice from leading Hollywood directors. Read More