Learn the secrets to being a great film director, from directing actors and crew to planning and capturing great shots. Get filmmaking tips to become a better director, storyteller, and communicator.
Learn how to direct actors and get the best performances for your short film.
Learn how to prepare to make a short film with these pre-production tips. Find out how to prep your shot list, create a shooting schedule and budget, scout locations, and get props and costumes ready for action.
Learn the basics of writing a great script, including storytelling, working with screenwriting software, and revising scripts. These filmmaking tips are designed for anyone who wants to make a short film.
Creating a Short Film is a 13-part training series that shows how to make movies, as well as the actual struggles filmmakers have to overcome to get films made. This installment covers the role of the producer: getting financing, dealing with legal issues, and increasing production value.
Introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera.
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