DIY Filmmaking

How to Make Great Coffee to Keep Being Creative

The life blood of a creative, especially an independent filmmaker, is filled with caffeine. ...

How to Host Your Own Premiere for Independent Filmmakers

By Lyndall Cave You’ve gone through the grueling process of film school and congratulations…you’ve ...

DIY: Puppeteering Your Protagonist

Recently I wrote and directed a film called Hoops. It was the story of ...

DIY: Judge A Book By Its Cover

By Josias Jensen I’ve always been told never to judge a book by its ...

DIY: Is That Tat Real?!

I’ve always been a big fan of tattoos, so when I had the opportunity ...

Making a Lens Case

In this video, I show you how to make a lens case. This is ...

DIY: Make Battle Wounds From Your Household Inventory

As independent filmmakers, finances are scant, and any way to save money is always ...

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