The videographers guide episode 1 - The Music Video. Brand new web series documenting new filmmakers working in various genres of the industry. Really well produced and incredibly inspiring. Worth ten minutes of your time. Check out their website here http://blog.thenewpop.com/
Video blog number 7 from The Hobbit director Peter Jackson, and a tour of the studios. A must for all film geeks.
Are we wasting too much time chasing film festivals to raise exposure and seal that distribution deal? Very interesting video from FilmCourage.com interviewing author of Think Outside The Box Office, Jon Reiss. If you have your film in the can and are now thinking about film festivals, watch this video.
This is pure class. How to make commercial idents for TV, with a low budget. From Curtis and Kar Productions. Please do not miss this video!!
The master at work. Steven Spielberg in his prime with rare on-set footage from Jurassic Park. Nuff said.
Another UNMISSABLE scriptwriting podcast from Tim Clague and Danny Stack. Take a listen and learn tons of writing tips and make sure you visit their podcast page http://ukscriptwriters.podomatic.com/
Another example of great production design and set building from the might Inception and Christopher Nolan. They explain how they filmed the rotating corridor and zero gravity fight sequences.
It doesn’t get much better than this! Directors panel from SBIFF 2010 with James Cameron, Kathryn Bigelow, Lee Daniels, Pete Doctor and Quentin Tarantino. This is part 1 of 9 and well worth your time watching.
This is such a very cool video. Universal Studios restoring classic films from its diverse library. Fixing issues with 35mm negatives and transferring in to a digital format. Don’t miss this video!
Emilia Di Girolamo is a successful TV writer and good friend. Emilia spent two years writing for Eastenders and was head writer on Law & Order UK. I asked Emilia about the writing process for TV, a platform often overlooked by indie filmmakers.
As a filmmaker who’s very much still learning his trade, I find behind the scenes videos like these invaluable. Very cool BTS video from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part two. 35 minutes of pure camera action! Enjoy.
Inspirational, must see, video from young filmmaker Jason Van Genderen, talking about the art of the short film. Well worth watching!
The building blocks for what makes a successful movie poster - arguably the most important part of your films’ marketing!
And you thought filming on dry land was tough enough! Try shooting several short film projects, under water! Inspirational stuff from team Under Water Realm who are making waves (sorry, couldn’t resist) in the indie film World right now. Putting us all to shame it has to be said - they’ve certainly raised the bar.
Check out their website here, packed with lots of video blogs and behind the scenes footage.
An absolute must follow if you’re on Twitter!! Ron Howard shares LOTS of behind the scenes pictures from his latest film ‘Rush’ - above is an example of one of the pictures he’s posted on his Twitter feed.
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