Top 15 Mistakes Beginner Filmmakers Make


Here’s a written list of all 15 common mistakes from the video below:

1 Weak story

2 Undercooked scripts

3 Bad sound

4 Poor casting choices

5 Poor shot composition

6 White walls

7 Poor lighting

8 Unnecessary insert shots

9 Lingering

10 Too many pregnant pauses

11 No blocking (movement)

12 Too much chit chat

13 Action for the sake of action

14 Clichés

15 Generic music


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