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    How to Make a Movie in 48 Hours With a Group of Strangers

    Kino is a film movement which is also known as "express filmmaking," in which participants collaborate to create short films in short periods of time. In addition to being a film movement, Kino is also a social movement.

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    How I Won Canon's Project Imaginat10n Contest: Oscar-Nominee Kalman Apple Was In It to Win It

    One major thing separates filmmaker Kalman Apple from the other four winners of Canon's Project Imaginat10n contest: he's an Oscar nominee. And yet despite this, Apple still felt like he had something to prove with his third short, "A Day in the Country."

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    Dolby Family Sound Fellowship Provides First-Ever Grant to Mike Cahill's 'I Origins' Which Will Debut at Sundance

    The Dolby Institute has partnered with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund to create the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship, a direct grant to a filmmaker to use in postproduction for a feature film project -- either narrative or documentary -- that uses sound as a storytelling tool. The first-ever winn...

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    Are Mobile Movies The Way of the Future?

    The 21st century saw the movie fundamentally change - how it was shown, experienced and - most importantly - made. Color, sound, larger formats and 3D all presented new challenges and opportunities for makers to tell their stories. Today, makers are being again challenged as to what it means to ma...

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    From Casting to Lens Flares: 5 Must-See Videos for Filmmakers from Film Riot

    Let's face it: it's a cold, cruel world out there for aspiring filmmakers, who usually have to endure an endless array of struggles to realize their creative vision.

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    6 Things to Do Before Buying a Digital Cinema Camera

    In Craft Truck's free eBook, "6 Things to Do Before Buying a Digital Cinema Camera," they provide essential tips they have learned from interviewing some of the top cinematographers working today. Read 2 of their tips.

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    How I Won Canon's Project Imaginat10n Contest: Ronnie Allman Looked to Others for Inspiration

    As inspiration, first-time filmmaker Ronnie Allman looked to others to help fuel his thoughts after becoming fixated on a haunting photo called "Fires Be Damned!" [Melissa Wollenberg, Highlands Ranch, CO] of a suburban boy outfitted with a gas mask.

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    Watch: 'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'American Hustle' Producers and Mark Wahlberg Talk Highs and Lows of Moviemaking

    The Hollywood Reporter's been doing a great job with their annual Roundtable video series, posting fascinating in depth discussions with some of this year's top screenwriters, actors and directors and cinematographers. For their Producers Roundtable, THR sat down with David Heyman ("Gravity"), Charl...

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    Advice to Doc Filmmakers from Albert Maysles: Establish an Empathizing Relationship

    Jessica Edwards recently published a book of essays she edited, where she asks documentary filmmakers to tell her something -- specifically, some words of advice for other documentary filmmakers. In this excerpt, direct cinema hero Albert Maysles shares his advice for other doc filmmakers.

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    Filmmakers, Use This 10 Step Casting Checklist to Cast Your Low-Budget Indie

    Slated Editorial Director Colin Brown is back with another essay in his series on packaging films. This one's a two-parter about casting. Below is the second installement, which includes a ten-step checklist for how to cast your feature. Check out the first part of this exploration of casting her...

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