The Director’s Playbook

It hurts me when film students direct their first film, fail spectacularly and decide ...

This is Why Goals Are Important

By Micah McWhorter Failure is one of our society’s biggest fears. We see this ...

Organized Chaos: Being a Great Grip

When being a grip, organization is key. It’s the best way to find everything ...

First Day On Set?

By Rebecca Alarie Here’s to you, starting in the film industry, mainstream or independent! ...

This Will Make You See Why We Need Original Thinkers

Dreamers, inventors, creatives, procrastinators, original thinkers. Are you someone who can’t help but think ...

How to Deal with the Stress of Filmmaking

Working on a film crew and feeling stressed?  This article is about learning how ...

The Most Exciting Sword Fight Supercut You’ll Ever See

From Errol Flynn to Uma Thurman, epic sword fights have been a staple in ...

Why Darth Vader is a Terrible Villain

If you ask any film school student to list off their top five movie ...

The Dystopian Society: The Perfect World for Filmmaking

In our world, today, there are so many movies created. And the dystopian world ...

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