The Importance of B-Roll (Watch Video)

One easy way to improve your filmmaking skills is to include b-roll. The video, Step up your Filmmaking- The Importance Of B-Roll (featured below) by Peter McKinnon shows what b-roll is and why it's important in film. McKinnon introduces a few of the many forms of...

Composition and Framing (Watch Video)

There are many aspects of framing and composition, all of which can have big effects on your film. This video by DSLRguide covers depth, contrast, type of shot, balance, and more. Through example footage and recreations of popular films, the video demonstrates ways to...

How do I Market my Film Festival Screening?

Getting your film into a film festival is an exciting feat. Now you have to figure out how to get people to come to your screening. Don’t worry though, we’ve searched the internet for some tips and tricks to make the process easier. An article by Elliot Grove...

Intro to Storyboarding (Watch Video)

"Storyboarding is all about clear communication of your vision. Storyboards can help you construct your film, plan your shots and your edit, and visually communicate what you want to the rest of your team." -RocketJump Film School This video by RocketJump Film School...

Ten Tips for Pitching Your Film Successfully

Are you ready to walk “into the room” and pitch to a decision-maker such as an agent, financier, producer, distributor or studio executive? Here are the top ten pitching tips to help you in a high-stakes situation. There are 5 Do's and 5 Don'ts: 1. Do prepare for the...

Top 6 Filmmaker Equipment Resources

Equipment is important! Finding the right filmmaking equipment for the right price can take up valuable time that is better spent turning your stories into films. We have compiled a list of equipment resources to help make your decisions easier. Here are 6 top notch...

Setting Your Film Up For Success

Imagine going on a road trip with a group of your closest friends, each driving their own car. You present each person with your starting point, destination, and the instruction “We are taking the scenic route, now go”. What are the chances that your caravan will...