24 Best Pixar Shorts That You Need to Watch

Pixar shorts inspire imagination. They win awards. They deliver the goods. We’ve watched and compiled the best 21 Pixar short films right here, from the first Pixar movie to the most recent. They’re sure to entertain, trigger creativity, and — for filmmakers — spark short film ideas of your own. Storytellers, take heed: there’s a… Continue reading 24 Best Pixar Shorts That You Need to Watch

The 8 Best Free Casting Websites

Casting websites have forever changed the production process.  It used to be that the aspiring actor, with their trusty headshot in tow, would make the rounds to casting offices, not quite sure what to expect. Thanks to the wonders of technology, actors now have an abundance of online resources to find legitimate casting opportunities. Here’s a look… Continue reading The 8 Best Free Casting Websites

15 Best Inciting Incident Examples for Screenwriters and Directors

We all know every story starts at the beginning, right? But what’s the thing that truly starts every story? The answer is the inciting incident. It’s a critical element to all narratives. This is true if you’re writing a half-hour sitcom, an epic action movie, or a small rom-com set in your apartment.Continue reading 15… Continue reading 15 Best Inciting Incident Examples for Screenwriters and Directors

The Kuleshov Effect Explained (and How Spielberg Subverts it)

Movies and television are incredible because they can transport us into a world of wonderment. Today we’re going to go over the Kuleshov Effect and how the greatest director of all time, Steven Spielberg, put his own twist on the editing technique for his personal stamp.Continue reading The Kuleshov Effect Explained (and How Spielberg Subverts… Continue reading The Kuleshov Effect Explained (and How Spielberg Subverts it)

The Clapperboard Explained — How to Use a Film Slate

The humble film slate, scuffed and scratched and tossed casually aside between setups, is actually a very important piece of equipment that no film set should ever be without.In this post we’re going to give you the insider’s tour of the slate. We’ll show you how to use a film slate on set, including how… Continue reading The Clapperboard Explained — How to Use a Film Slate

How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay: John Wick Fight Scenes

You want to learn how to write a fight scene in a screenplay, but it seems that each writer takes their own unique approach. How then can you determine the ‘right way’ to write compelling fight scenes? No worries.  This post will take you through the process of writing the best fight scenes for different… Continue reading How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay: John Wick Fight Scenes

Shot Lists. Storyboards. Streamlined.

The Ultimate Shot Listing SoftwareVisualize your scenes with intuitive online shotlist and storyboard software, built natively into the world’s leading video, TV & film production management software. All-in-one. All in here. GET STARTED FOR FREE DRAG-AND-DROP FILM SCHEDULINGVisualize your shot lists and storyboardsEasily swap from shotlists to storyboards view with a simple click. Customize  aspect ratios… Continue reading Shot Lists. Storyboards. Streamlined.

How Can You Kickstart Your Social Media Advertising?

I think we can agree that the ads are oftentimes the most exciting and emotional posts on social media. Good content is good content, plain and simple. As new media platforms have taken up a huge percentage of our collective cultural experience, social media advertising has become a legitimate, prominent, and cost-effective way to reach consumers.… Continue reading How Can You Kickstart Your Social Media Advertising?

How to Create a Production Company Business Plan [FREE Template]

Highly successful video companies start with a strong production company business plan. Whether your company has been around for a while, or you’re a freelancer ready to take your services to the next level, this post will provide you with actionable strategies for success to compete more effectively right now.Continue reading How to Create a… Continue reading How to Create a Production Company Business Plan [FREE Template]

Small Business Advertising Ideas from LeBron James Commercials

Small business advertising ideas can be hard to come by. On the one hand, you need to reach out to a local community and connect with them. But your budget might be tight and your time…even tighter. But luckily, there are ways that allow you to accomplish what you want, regardless of time and budget.… Continue reading Small Business Advertising Ideas from LeBron James Commercials

Screenwriting Software that Composes Your Whole Production

Screenwriting software that composes your whole productionWrite, share, and collaborate to create professionally formatted screenplays. Seamlessly connect scripts to the world’s leading production software. All in one hub. GET STARTED FOR FREE TAKE THE TOURHow it Works PATH TO PRODUCTIONFrom script to pre-production with a click.With StudioBinder screenwriting software, you can write your script natively… Continue reading Screenwriting Software that Composes Your Whole Production

9 Video Branding Strategies to Get More Followers Right Now

T here are billions of videos on YouTube right now. If you’re a content creator, it can be hard to get noticed! But if you carefully apply smart branding strategies, you can stand out of the pack and build a base. It’s easier than you may think. Today we’re going to go over ten brand strategies to… Continue reading 9 Video Branding Strategies to Get More Followers Right Now

How to Write a Script Outline for Film and TV (Free Template and Examples)

T he actual writing of your script is the fun part. But, just like any form of writing, you have to know where you’re going first. Organization is important. That’s where a script outline comes into play. Understanding your central character’s desire, and capturing the scenarios they attract for themselves, should guide that process. There is no… Continue reading How to Write a Script Outline for Film and TV (Free Template and Examples)