Tag: film school student

The Director’s Playbook

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

First Day On Set?

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

Cringeworthy Lessons That Will Make You A Better Filmmaker

Written by Annette Lange Are you an independent filmmaker reconsidering your career choice after ...

True Grip: How to Stand Out on an Independent Film Set

Are you a grip on an independent film? It doesn’t matter if it’s a short or ...

How Not to Get Fired on Set

The only fear a film crew might have is the fear of getting chewed ...

Movies you should watch to make better movies

Watching the following movies on this list will benefit all film school students. If ...

The Silence of the Lambs is the Best RomCom of the Year

To film school students or even casual watchers of popular movies, The Silence of ...

Letter from the Editor

Editing is not just done in film. It’s done everywhere, the news, blogs (like ...

Don't want to miss a thing?

Subscribe and join our creative community to keep updated with our weekly-ish* Newsletter from The Independent Initiative.

*We're filmmakers, sometimes we're out filming something, on those weeks the newsletters might be more irregular. Follow The Initiative Production Company (theInitiativePro) on your favorite social media to stay the most up to date on our current productions