The 2018 Gift Guide for Filmmakers

The 2018 Gift Guide For Filmmakers

Alright, the holidays are just around the corner, your boyfriend / girlfriend / son / daughter / friend / secret santa / or whomever is a filmmaker, or aspiring to become one, and you have to get them a gift.. but you have no idea what you can possibly get?[…]

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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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Survival Guide | Daily Short Pick

Survival Guide

It’s 1987 and a child abductor is at large in the neighbourhood. Locked out in the cold and face-to-face with shadowy strangers, Fleur, an 11-year-old girl guide, must make quick decisions about who she can trust.

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How To Create An InstaTrailer

How To Create An Instagram Trailer

When Instagram introduced videos it became an addicting thing, and a whole new door opened up for filmmakers just as it first did to photographers. But things weren’t so smooth, creating quality movies on your phone wasn’t ideal so videos mainly served for dancing cats and concert snippets. And then[…]

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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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Zombie College : Lab Safety

What better way to kick off our Halloween week than with Zombies! Stay tuned in this week as we will be continuously posting chilling, thrilling and scary films throughout the week! A serene college campus in western North Carolina has a dark secret. A government research project has gone terribly[…]

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The Fundamental Guide to Kicking Ass - Hillbillies

The Fundamental Guide to Kicking Ass – Hillbillies

Here is the first of a series of episodes of The Fundamental Guide to Kicking Ass, where they share all of life tips on defeating your worst of enemies. This week’s episode confronts Ted against the isolated and somewhat out of touch with modern culture, The Hillbillies. This might sound[…]

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