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Filmmaker Toolkit: Production

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    This Cinematographer Created An Incredible DIY Camera Rig

    While shooting "Singapore Sling," DP Ivan Rodrigues designed a camera rig for around $100. Here's how and why he did it.

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    How 10 Years of Pre-Production Helped 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter'

    David and Nathan Zellner spent a decade making their off-beat drama about a woman who thinks "Fargo" is real. Here's why it took so long.

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    Here's How to Make the Most Out of a $200K Budget

    Prepping for your next low-budget feature? You'll want to hang on to this comprehensive checklist with tips for getting the biggest bang for your bucks.

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    How to Make a Feature Film for $10,000 (Hint: Look on Craigslist)

    "You would be amazed at the film talent you can find on Craigslist."

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    How They Shot That: Here are the Cameras Used by the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers

    We asked this year's crop of Sundance filmmakers and cinematographers what cameras they shot on and here are their responses.

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    Attention, Filmmakers: Don't Panic on an Indie Film Set

    Whatever you do, keep your cool. In a guest post, first-time producer Roz Foster explains how she managed...under very unusual circumstances on the set of "Tar Pit."

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    Here's How A Group of Students Made This Amazing Short Film Without Any CGI

    Students from the London Film School adapted a short story about a man who takes his skin off for his girlfriend and it became a Short of the Week. In a guest post, the director Ben Aston explains how they - literally - pulled it off (the skin, that is).

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    Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Maximize Cool, Organic Locations

    In a guest post, first-time producer Roz Foster writes about the importance of maximizing cool, organic locations -- ideally, ones with accessible bathrooms.

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    The Best DPs of 2014 on Their Biggest Shooting Challenges

    Indiewire asked some of this year's best cinematographers about the biggest challenges they faced while shooting films in 2014. Here's what they had to say.

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    How an Oscar-Nominated Editor Made the Transition to Directing

    In a guest post, Academy Award-nominated editor Saar Klein writes about making the transition from editing to directing with his film "After The Fall."

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