Thursday, 31 July 2014
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Filmmaking can be a really expensive craft. Between buying a nice camera, lenses, audio equipment, rigs, and accessories, you are looking at thousands of dollars in equipment. However, some of the most useful equipment you can have on can have on-set won't break the bank.
Caleb Pike at DSLR Video Shooter has shared 12 essential pieces of filmmaking equipment that you can pick up for less than $20.
Monday, 14 July 2014
This week Pete Hammond of Deadline reported that rule changes to the documentary category of the Oscars were results of an effort to pare down the number of films eligible for the awards.
Writing for Indiewire, Anthony Kaufman reported on the rise of VOD for docs with the concurrent decline of box office receipts. In a related piece, Indiewire's Eric Kohn took a look at the VOD-friendly distribution strategy used by the action narrative film SNOWPIERCER.
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Monday, 7 July 2014
"Going Viral" is no easy task: Don't be disheartened if the trailer for your film doesn't go viral as soon as you upload it – getting people to watch and share can be quite challenging. Often films that go viral have done the social media circuit several times. It can often takes a rare set of circumstances, or a hell of a lot of work to propel a film or trailer to internet stardom.