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The Sundance Crunch: The Expense, Stress and Endless Work of Getting Ready for the 2016 Festival

The Sundance Crunch: The Expense, Stress and Endless Work of Getting Ready for the 2016 Festival

The two months between getting into Sundance and premiering a film there can…

Oscar-Winning Editor Walter Murch: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

Oscar-Winning Editor Walter Murch: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

From "Apocalypse Now" and "The Godfather" to "The English Patient" and "The…

Attention Filmmakers: This Filmmaker is Giving You Free Music for Your Soundtrack

Attention Filmmakers: This Filmmaker is Giving You Free Music for Your Soundtrack

DIY filmmaker Courtney Sell is sharing his entire music catalogue.

Here's How These Two Female Filmmakers Made Their First Features

Here's How These Two Female Filmmakers Made Their First Features

Two first-time feature film directors shared tips at the recent BendFilm…

What Does an Editor Do? Emmy Award-Winning 'Homeland' Editor Jordan Goldman Breaks it Down

What Does an Editor Do? Emmy Award-Winning 'Homeland' Editor Jordan Goldman Breaks it Down

Here's an exclusive excerpt from Goldman's new book, "How to Avoid the…

Attention, Filmmakers: Avoid These Post-Production Pitfalls

Attention, Filmmakers: Avoid These Post-Production Pitfalls

In a guest post from Film Independent, an accomplished post-production…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Talk Sound Design

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Talk Sound Design

Here is a quick rundown of some basic terms that will help you communicate…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create Homemade Video Filters for Free

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Create Homemade Video Filters for Free

This filmmaker wanted an effects solution, so he came up with his own.

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 9 Deadlines You Don't Want to Miss

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 9 Deadlines You Don't Want to Miss

It's time to get cracking on those applications!

A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Licensing

A Filmmaker's Guide to Music Licensing

Here are six essential facts that filmmakers should be aware of when dealing…

The State of the Nonfiction Film Editor

The State of the Nonfiction Film Editor

Read "Paris is Burning" editor Jonathan Oppenheim's keynote address from a…

Watch: Tips on Tackling the Post-Production Gender Gap

Watch: Tips on Tackling the Post-Production Gender Gap

A panel at NAB discussed the dearth of women in post-production jobs and how…

Attention, Filmmakers: Top Indie Directors on Why Color Correction Matters

Attention, Filmmakers: Top Indie Directors on Why Color Correction Matters

"You're creating the last version of your film, and it's so important to…

Watch: Before and After Color Correction

Watch: Before and After Color Correction

What a difference color correction makes! Just check out this video to see…

SXSW: The 5 Best Things We Learned From 'Boyhood'' Post-Production Team

SXSW: The 5 Best Things We Learned From 'Boyhood'' Post-Production Team

Academy Award-nominated editor Sandra Adair and the rest of the "Boyhood"…

Attention, Texas Filmmakers: Apply to Win a Huge Grant from The Austin Film Society

Attention, Texas Filmmakers: Apply to Win a Huge Grant from The Austin Film Society

Independent filmmakers in the state of Texas have the opportunity to win…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's Your Chance to Learn the Business Side of Film Production

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's Your Chance to Learn the Business Side of Film Production

Emerging filmmakers with films in post-production, you don't want to miss…

From Concept to Final Cut: 10 Tips on Making a Documentary

From Concept to Final Cut: 10 Tips on Making a Documentary

Documentarians Lauren Greenfield and Kirby Dick didn't shy away from the…

Insider Tips for Creating the Best Sound Design for Your Film

Insider Tips for Creating the Best Sound Design for Your Film

In a guest post, Glenn Kiser, director of the Dolby Institute, tells…

Chicken & Egg Announces Follow-Up Grants for 23 Films

Chicken & Egg Announces Follow-Up Grants for 23 Films

Earlier today, Chicken & Egg Pictures announced their list of 23 documentary…