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Breaking The Scene: Embers & Dust

Breaking The Scene: Embers & Dust – Musicbed’s 2016 Initiative Winner

Guest Post provided by Musicbed.com There are plenty of filmmakers exploring the burred line between fiction and reality, but far fewer explore a much more interesting phenomenon: fiction that creates reality. The most iconic example being Orson Welles’ 1938 radio broadcast, “War of the Worlds,” which became instantly legendary for[…]

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Film Safe From Hackers

4 Tips for Keeping Your Film Safe From Hackers

By Cassie Phillips Every aspiring film director needs to be aware that a hacker can end their career before it ever gets really started. Hackers can be clever, relentless and unapologetic about their actions. It’s unfortunate that they use their unbelievable skills to harm people, yet this is the reality[…]

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The Importance of a Script Editor

The Importance of Having A Script Editor

by Richard Hammond While reviewing the latest scripts and short films sent in to The Talent Bank it got me to thinking about the important role of the script editor on TV and film projects which have the required budget and I decided to delve into this a little deeper.[…]

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Interview With Einar Kuusk

An Interview With Einar Kuusk Discussing The Most Beautiful Day

by Taylor Holmes Greetings, I’m new here at Filmshortage.com – and Marco was gracious enough to allow me to bring to you all a great interview I recently had with Einar Kuusk about his riveting new short, The Most Beautiful Day. Let’s just call a spade a spade – Einar[…]

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Keep Calm Call the Production Manager

Save Your Film: The Benefit of Having of a Production Manager

Written by Branden Scott Stewart Creating your own film can be hard. You’ve got a lot to do; chances are you’re writing it, directing it an producing it. That’s a lot of work. Hiring a Production Manager can make your life so much easier, and your film so much more successful.[…]

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4K 4u?

4K- 4U?

Written by Branden Scott Stewart The rising popularity of 4k is clear; but is it worth investing in? What is 4k? 4k refers to the size of the image. Wikipedia defines 4k as: 4K has become the common consumer-friendly name for ultra high definition television (UHDTV), although its resolution is[…]

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The Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Filming

A Beginner’s Guide To Outdoor Filming

Whether you’re a student filming for a university project, you work in the industry or you’re an aspiring filmmaker, you don’t always have to travel far and wide to the world’s most exotic locations to capture the perfect picture. The local woods, a nearby field or your favourite beach can[…]

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The Future of Television

The Future of Television

Written by Branden Scott Stewart Paying a cable or satellite provider to receive 24/7 programming from large companies and stations may be a thing of the past. In the last few years there has been an emergence of online original content. In 2012, Google invested $100 million into content creators[…]

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C451B small-diaphragm condenser microphone by AKG Acoustics

A Guide To Choosing The Right Microphone

Today, everyone is a film maker, thanks to the wonderful handheld technology that we carry around with us everywhere. Our phones, tablets and even laptops are capable of recording footage of a quality that can sometimes surprise even the aficionados of the film world. However, though visually these home movies[…]

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