FILMMAKING

We take you behind the scenes and break down all that goes into making a film. Read our conversations with filmmakers as they share their creative process, tips for frugal filmmakers, equipment they work with and more! We explore every aspect of filmmaking — from cinematography, screenwriting, lighting, editing etc.

best edited films
10 Best Edited Films Of The Last Decade (2010-2020)

The advent of digital technology, particularly in the last decade, has helped films evolve into…

color psychology in movies
How Films Use Color to Tell A Story

The introduction of color in motion films in the early 20th century was set to…

cinematography techniques
41 Cinematography Techniques Every Filmmaker Should Know

Have you dreamt of shooting your own feature film someday? There are a ton of…

screenwriters share writing tips
5 Successful Screenwriters Share Tips For Aspiring Writers

“I have always credited the writer of the original material above the title: Mario Puzo’s…

how to write a film treatment
How To Write A Film Treatment: A Step-By-Step Guide

Script-writing is a laborious process that demands an extreme amount of discipline. There are millions…

Stage directions
Stage Directions: Everything You Need To Know

If you’ve read a script, you might have found a series of notations and abbreviations…

how to write a script
How To Write A Script: 10 Basic Steps For Screenwriters

Writing an original screenplay is no easy task. Before you start writing your script, it’s…

Blade Runner 2049 Cinematography
Blade Runner 2049 Cinematography: How Roger Deakins Shot The Masterpiece

Cinematographer Roger Deakins’ ground-breaking work in Blade Runner 2049 won him multiple accolades, including his…

how to write your first film
Writing Your First Film? Here’s All You Need To Know

For all you aspiring writers out there looking for some direction around writing your first…

cinematography vs videography
Cinematography Vs Videography: What’s The Difference?

Cinematography is the art of storytelling through a visual medium based on a predetermined directive…

best screenplays
13 Best Screenplays For Aspiring Screenwriters

From The Silence of the Lambs (1991) to Persona (1966), here are the best screenplays every screenwriter…

Movie Themes
Movie Themes: 10 Classic Examples And Why We Need Them

What’s the hallmark of a great film, one that stands the test of time? Great…

deep fried fingers
From Script To Festival Win: How I Made An Animated Short For $3500

Daniel Greenway’s Deep Fried Fingers delves into an imaginative world, where the roles of animals…

fish animation series
Script To Screen: Director Curtis Johnson On Adult Animated Series ‘Fish’

When Jacob Fiskel, aka Fish, is denied his dream job as a radio host, he…

how to make a movie on iPhone
How I Made A Film On An iPhone: Low-Budget Filmmaking Tips From Director Jake Thomas

With a growing list of films shot on smartphones, the handheld is gradually becoming an increasingly…