An unproduced feature script has a .3 percent chance of being made in Hollywood. Short film ideas, on the other hand, can be made for significantly less money, increasing their chances of being produced.
You’ve taken cinematography courses, you’ve read cinematography books, you basically know how to be a DOP at this point. But even if you’re already working, you could always stand to learn a few more cinematic techniques and filmmaking tips.
When the world lost Gene Wilder, it lost far more than Willy Wonka. It lost one of the last great comedic actors that could sing, act, and dance with Frankenstein’s monster. Looking back at his career, we’ll cover 5 lessons filmmakers can learn about comedy from Gene Wilder when directing actors.
Music sets the mood and draws your audience in. Creating original tracks, however, costs lots of time and money. Luckily, the best stock music websites offer high quality material that’s only a click away.
Clients have every right to be part of a comprehensive feedback process (they are the ones signing the check, after all), but engaging them fully can actually improve the work you do together.
Production has a million pieces and if you’re not careful, dates and segments will fall through the cracks. That’s why producers on feature films and explainer videos use a production calendar.
Working from a screenplay, your video production calendar covers pre production, production, and post production. But how does one begin to schedule and what makes up each part?
Video concepts are only as good as how you pitch them. Your video agency may have the next ‘Got Milk’ campaign on your hands, but if you go into the meeting rambling and unprepared, it won’t matter.
Before a screenplay is crafted by underpaid writers, it starts as a logline. At any stage of a production, a logline is a tool used by agents to sell, producers to sell, and by crew members to tell their family why they won’t be home for dinner.
How do you make HR funny, dental plans interesting, and a business’ identity pop? In today’s modern workspace, company culture videos have quickly become a major way businesses, big and small, attract new talent.