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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Moon Girls || Daily Short Picks

Moon Girls

A stylish tale of suburbia romance. Welcome to the sleepy middle-class suburbs of 1969 and it’s cozy homes. Two entrancing sisters aspire to shoot their own Sci-Fi – all triggered by the watching of the moon landing. As preparations go on, a mutual fascination between them and the boys next[…]

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How Shield5 Is Starting a New Game

How The Instagram Series Shield5 Is Starting a New Game

A new wave of cinema is hitting the internet, more specifically the handheld internet. In case you have been off the planet this past week, the thing everyone has been talking about (besides gravity waves) is the new scripted series ‘Shield5‘, and oh yeah, it’s only broadcasted on Instagram! The[…]

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Top 10 Shorts 2015

Top 10 Short Films of 2015

As we are ready to bury the hatchet on 2015, let’s not forget all the things that made the year special. After presenting the Top 5 Trailers of 2015, we’re thrilled to give you our Top 10 Short Film picks of 2015! The list includes shorts that have touched us[…]

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How to promote your film online - Film Shortage

How To Promote Your Film Online

Note: This post was originally published in June 2013 and has been revised and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Making a film is all fun and games until you realize you still need to work after your film is completely done. The online world is changing quickly, and compared to[…]

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig

Introducing Crowdfunding Picks

Over the last couple of years crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have changed the way short films are made. More and more filmmakers are turning to the crowds to try to get the most funding for their next film by trying to persuade them with a short clip and[…]

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Shoulder Rig

A Back To Basics Guide To Using A Shoulder Rig

As a vital piece of filmmaking equipment, anybody who is seriously thinking about directing a film should first learn how to properly use a shoulder rig. Whilst shaky-cam and found footage films may have their moment, when it comes to effectively capturing clear and stable point voyeuristic shots whilst on[…]

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Throng

Throng

When several jaded filmmakers tire of the hard work needed to make a film, they turn to the part of the process they enjoy the most… auditions.

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