Tag: independent filmmaking

How and why subplot is important to every story

Hidden Figures is, as Michael narrates, a fitting example of how many little stories ...

How to Make a Prop ID for Your Movie

Recently, I had to make a prop ID for one of our short films. ...

I Acted, It Sucked…

Acting is one of the most vulnerable careers you can pursue. You have to ...

Filmmaker Or Crazy Person: What’s The Difference?

I’m just going to go ahead and answer that question right away: There is ...

How To Make Your Prop Books Look Really Really Old

Did you ever watch a period piece and notice how cool the antique books ...

With Great Power Comes Great Storytelling

Movies. They make us laugh, they make us cry. They move us. Why though? ...

30wM: 3 Point Lighting

Lighting in filmmaking can be tricky sometimes. But much like anything, with practice you ...

Can You Have a Successful Career and a Successful Family?

This was the big question we were asking ourselves during the development process of ...

Watch Foreign Films and Be a Better Person

Different cultures, people and languages fascinate me and are an inspiration. Growing up, I’ve ...

How To Schedule Your Life To Be The Best Filmmaker

Why am I so busy?! My biased and not completely educated opinion is that ...

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