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Production Insurance for Indie Films
Producing

Production Insurance for Indie Films

Production insurance is one of those necessary evils that can pop up when you are least prepared for it, but now it’s easier than ever to get insured.

Editing

Brushing Up on Editing

I’ve always considered myself to be a mediocre editor, at best. Now, I’m on a mission to fix that.

Financing

FilmFinancer: An Experiment

Have I cracked the code to finding money for your next feature film? Read about my experiment with FilmFinancer!

Financing

Film Finance Revelations

Nix the silent treatment and start being strategic about your approach with outreach and networking in order to get your scripts read and move your projects forward.

Cameras

The Best Way to Use LUTs

LUTs are much more than just Instagram filters for your footage. Learn how to use LUTs during production and amp up your shooting game.

Bags

Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the Season of Giving It’s about that time of the year where people start to realize – shoot… I don’t have a gift for

Lighting

3-Point Lighting Kit

3-point lighting is one of the fundamental basics of cinematography. It is taught in every book on lighting and in every cinematography or photography class.

Movies

100+ Movie Scripts to Download

Download Movie Scripts Reading scripts from your favorite movies can be one of the most beneficial activities you can do to improve your filmmaking. Not

Grip

C Stand vs C+ Stand

What are the differences between a c stand and a c+ stand for filmmakers? We dive into it in this article.

Editing

What is B-Roll?

In digital filmmaking, the idea of rolls has been translated to media cards, so is the term “B-roll” still applicable to us digital filmmakers?

Lighting

Types of Lighting in Film

In this article, I break down some of the most common types of lighting in film that you see on nearly every set.

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