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19 Great Ways to Brainstorm Short Film Ideas

19 Great Ways to Brainstorm Short Film Ideas

Need some ideas for short films? Read on for some inspiration.

Attention, Screenwriters: Read This and Stop Procrastinating

Attention, Screenwriters: Read This and Stop Procrastinating

"For many writers, sticking to a writing schedule is a difficult battle…

Attention, Filmmakers: 9 Tips for Maximizing Your Film's Success on the Festival Circuit

Attention, Filmmakers: 9 Tips for Maximizing Your Film's Success on the Festival Circuit

Festival programmers share their tips and advice for making the most out of…

Essential Gear These Top Indie Filmmakers Can't Live Without

Essential Gear These Top Indie Filmmakers Can't Live Without

From favorite cameras to a must-have coffeemaker, these pieces of equipment…

Vote for Project of the Week: Will It Be 'Hala,' 'The Esquire,' 'When the Well Runs Dry,' or 'The Friendless Five'?

Vote for Project of the Week: Will It Be 'Hala,' 'The Esquire,' 'When the Well Runs Dry,' or 'The Friendless Five'?

It's time to vote for this week's Project of the Week. Who will it be? Take…

False Alarm: The Creative Apocalypse Never Happened (Or Did It?)

False Alarm: The Creative Apocalypse Never Happened (Or Did It?)

A New York Times Magazine story from Steven Johnson suggests that creative…

How the Public Obsession with Political Sex Scandals Led to Sundance Thriller 'Zipper'

How the Public Obsession with Political Sex Scandals Led to Sundance Thriller 'Zipper'

"I admit, I am fascinated by political sex scandals."

'The Friendless Five' Features a Quintet of Modern-Day History Sleuths

'The Friendless Five' Features a Quintet of Modern-Day History Sleuths

Here's your daily look at an indie project in development. Is this something…

Alex Ross Perry: Indie Filmmakers Can Afford to Shoot Film

Alex Ross Perry: Indie Filmmakers Can Afford to Shoot Film

"Shooting on film is like anything: if it is of importance you will find a…

Watch: Short Film Tips from an Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker

Watch: Short Film Tips from an Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker

Thinking of making a short film? Watch this first.

Siblings Reconnect (With the Help of an Unwitting Goat) in 'When the Well Runs Dry'

Siblings Reconnect (With the Help of an Unwitting Goat) in 'When the Well Runs Dry'

Here's your daily look at an indie project in development. Is this something…

Watch: Why Finding the Right Editor is So Important

Watch: Why Finding the Right Editor is So Important

"The right time to make a call to hire an editor is when you can afford…

Why Story Structure Formulas Don't Work

Why Story Structure Formulas Don't Work

An award-winning playwright and screenwriter explains why you shouldn't…

This Filmmaker's Farewell to the Set Will Make You Teary-Eyed

This Filmmaker's Farewell to the Set Will Make You Teary-Eyed

In heartfelt words and images, filmmaker Robert Machoian says goodbye to the…

Joe Swanberg on Why He Chooses to Shoot on Film and Why He Doesn't Rehearse

Joe Swanberg on Why He Chooses to Shoot on Film and Why He Doesn't Rehearse

"Now that I'm at a place where I get to choose, I'm choosing film because I…

'The Esquire' Goes Back Down the Rabbit Hole with Jejune Institute Leader Octavio Coleman

'The Esquire' Goes Back Down the Rabbit Hole with Jejune Institute Leader Octavio Coleman

Here's your daily look at an indie project in development. Is this something…

An Indie Film Marketer Reveals the Strategy Behind VOD Releases

An Indie Film Marketer Reveals the Strategy Behind VOD Releases

From social media to marketing support and more, this guest post from the…

Attention, Filmmakers: 5 Easy Tips for Achieving Day for Night

Attention, Filmmakers: 5 Easy Tips for Achieving Day for Night

"The key is knowing when and where you can get away with it."

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Paley Center for Media DocPitch Competition Now Accepting Entries

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Paley Center for Media DocPitch Competition Now Accepting Entries

The winning participant will receive a $5,000 grant from A&E IndieFilms at…

You'll Want to Know These Up-and-Coming Filmmakers from Around the World

You'll Want to Know These Up-and-Coming Filmmakers from Around the World

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