5 Guidelines

5 Guidelines to Follow When Making Your Short Film

Author: Mario Petkovski Short films fall in their own category and they have always been popular, especially for directors who are just starting in the movie business. These types of movies are unique due to the length and they prove that you can make an eye-catching movie that only lasts[…]

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Are Short Films a Way of Promoting Brands?

Marketing has diversified of late. As technology expands and innovation grows, more companies choose to utilise new ways of promoting their brand and marketing their materials. Everyone is at it, especially forward thinking and inventive companies. Therefore from UK based mFortune Online Casino to BMW, there is no hiding from[…]

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A Small Guide to Cult Films

The word “cult” can be understood as devotion to a person or thing and it can also mean as a popular term for following a specific section of the society. The last definition being given by a dictionary is that the word “cult” means a denoting person or thing popularized[…]

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The Best & Worst Video Game Movies

There have been many popular video games over the years that have been made into action-packed films and film franchises. There are some movies that do this really well, and which please both video game fans and film enthusiasts. However, there are also some films that have been argued to[…]

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The Films That Deserved a Sequel

In this era of serial filmmaking, where the MCU is the box office god, it is easy to forget that standalone movies are even a thing anymore. However, some directors are still making movies that are not planned as the first instalment in a series, even if sometimes the results[…]

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The Stars of Game of Thrones in Shorts

The Game of Thrones Stars in Short Films

Game of Thrones is finally back for it’s final blow, and fans are excited! Did you know that the stars of GOT loved making short films on their spare time? Check out Aidan Gillen (Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and John Bradley (Samwell Tarly)[…]

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Marguerite // Interview

An Interview with Oscar Nominee Marianne Farley on Marguerite

Marianne Farley’s heartfelt film Marguerite shares a long forgotten love story and stars Béatrice Picard (Les Jeunes Loups), alongside Sandrine Bisson (1991). This wonderful French-Canadian film is about an ageing woman and her nurse who develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her[…]

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