Tuesday, 24 June 2014

First Time Filmmakers: 5 Things To Do Before Shooting Your Film | Premiumbeat.com

If you're getting ready for your first film shoot, or haven't shot in a while, this list is for you. Here are 5 essential tips and reminders on what to do during they days leading up to your film or video shoot:


New Sources of Funding for Freelance Journalists | Rory Peck Trust

Finding funding for your latest project can be difficult and time-consuming. We created theSource of Funding pages to help under-resourced freelancers discover the variety of grants available, and to offer advice on how to apply for them.

We've had a great response from freelancers so far, and it's consistently one of the most popular resources on our site. There's a large number of grants availabe for freelancers. Our aim is to compile the most relevant ones and categorise them into region-specific or international sections.

Monday, 23 June 2014

Stephen Follows | Writer and Producer

Alternative content, or 'Event Cinema', is the use of cinemas to show concerts, events and performances which are not traditional feature films.  The sector has grown massively in recent years and even has it's own trade body in the UK, the Event Cinema Association. Just like with feature films, the field is dominated with major cultural brands, such as New York's Met Opera, the UK National Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet and the Royal Opera House.


Saturday, 21 June 2014

More Money for Filmmakers: A Massive List of Grants Part II (Summer Deadlines) « No Film School

Our massive list of grants is back, and for summer it's bigger than ever — more grants, more markets, and more opportunities for both US-based and International filmmakers to get funding! Looking to finance your next 3D feature? Develop your humanities documentary? Get your script picked up by a top agency? Yup, there's an app for that. If granting puns don't get you excited, this list of relevant opportunities with deadlines this summer just might.


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