Getting Started With Your Short Film: The Things No One Talks About-Pt.3 Working on a Very Low Budget

Being a student is hard.  Being a student filmmaker is hard. In fact being a broke student interested in filmmaking is even harder. But! You cant let this stop you from doing your short film. Because you’re a student and can’t really pay anyone this may mean trouble.  This may mean trouble because your cast and crew may not be available when you would like them too. Unless you have other students seriously interested in getting their start in film like you are. Continue reading

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Getting Started With Your Short Film: The Things No One Talks About-Pt.1 Doubt

Beginning things can be difficult especially beginning the production for a short film.First you would need to get past the doubts that you can even make the film. Second you would need to get past the doubts that you don’t have an $1,000+ budget to make the film.There are lots of doubts that can go on in ones head after they finally finish the script. It can really be an interesting experience. But you have to keep going. There are times when you get to a point where you might not want to do your shorty film anymore, but you know, in the end you might regret it. Continue reading

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The Power of Persistence

You feel it. Its over. You’ve made it. You have a sense of happiness and relief.

Thats what you will feel when you kept going. When you made it through the tough times. When you’ve done all that you could to make you film great. Despite all of that challenges you can look back and smile. You can share you film with others. And you, your family and friends are proud of you for doing what you set out to do. And you know, you wouldn’t have made it without that one thing. Continue reading

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Getting Started With Your Short Film: The Things No One Talks About-Pt.2 Changing Locations

I hate it when this happens.

And you probably will too. Changing the location of a perfect shot you have in mind.

But things happen. Things happen and you have to change you plans. Things like this happen in life and they are unfortunate but you have to move on. Sometimes you have to change your location because you don’t have enough funds to film there. Continue reading

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Pre-Production: Writers Block

Writing can be difficult. It is something all creatives go through. It is something all students go through. Writers block can be really annoying and stressful. In this post I will be giving some tips so you can get back on your feet and start writing. Many times, I do these three things to get started writing again. Continue reading

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The Power of Color Correction

Color correction helps your video. What is color correction you ask? Color correction is a technique you use when you are editing a video. For example if you had a dull colored clip, and wanted to add some color to it you would probably increase the “saturation” of the video clip. That simply explains what color correction is! And don’t think that color Continue reading

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What is Continuity?

When creating your video, you need to make sure that things looks in place. This is funny, but before I started making films I never thought about this. When creating a video, or a film–you wouldn’t stay on set all day! You need sleep right!!??! Yes unless you are some magical human being you are going to need to get some sleep.

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