by Zach Daulton, nofilmschool Entering your film into festivals can be a long and emotionally draining journey. As filmmakers, we pour our heart and soul into our films, and by submitting them into festivals we find ourselves in a very vulnerable place. Getting the Congratulations! email from a festival is an amazing feeling that can make […]Read more "4 Ways to Get Your Film Accepted into Film Festivals"
A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands. It is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself and to tell it with video. Happy New Year from your friends at GLJ Media Group… may the new year that follows be the best you have ever had! […]Read more "Happy New Year from your Friends at GLJ Media Group!"
by Veterans in Media and Entertainment Mission: Veterans in Media & Entertainment (formerly known as Veterans in Film & Television) is a nonprofit networking organization that unites current and former members of the military working in the film and television industry. PLEASE NOTE: We have recently changed names from VFT to VME as we attempt to include […]Read more "Attention: CURRENT AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY WORKING IN THE FILM AND TELEVISION INDUSTRY"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool Here are some ways to use camera sliders to make your footage look more professional and cinematic. Here are the moves Parker Walbeck talks about in the video: Side-to-side Push-in/Pull-out Parallax Low mode Aerial Oh, so much more here to post the look and feel of your next video…Read more "5 Cinematic Slider Moves (and How to Do Them Right)"
BY ADAM IRVING, IDA You’ve no doubt seen these before in a documentary: an interviewee sitting just inches in front of a bookcase, with the individual book titles visible and distracting; a house plant invading the frame; an incandescent desk lamp in the background whispering for attention while the interviewee’s eye-line is awkwardly off to […]Read more "Beyond the Talking Head: Shooting Documentary Interviews"
by Adrijana Lazarevic, nofilmschool Ease your workload (& your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting. [Editor’s Note: No Film School asked Adrijana Lazarevic to collect these 99 templates because of her expertise working with filmmakers at Filestage.io.] No one really feels like doing paperwork, but let’s be honest: no […]Read more "Every Filmmaking Form You’ll Ever Need, Free!"
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