Why Filmmakers Should Learn Photography

April 4, 2015 By

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This week we’re looking at what photography can teach us about filmmaking, specifically cinematography. Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Shoot Music Videos

February 28, 2015 By

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This week we’re looking at some reasons why music videos are a great opportunity for filmmakers, and then I’ll be sharing my tips on how to make good ones. Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Learn Sound Design

December 27, 2014 By


Most filmmakers agree that audio is just as important as visuals – so this week I’m sharing some reasons why you should focus on sound – along with some tips at the end.

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Why Filmmakers Should Use Social Media

December 13, 2014 By

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Social media is becoming more and more important to all kinds of business – even filmmaking. This week I’m sharing the benefits of sites like Facebook and Twitter, along with some tips at the end. Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Focus on Story

November 15, 2014 By

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Lately, the thing I’ve been realising more and more is the power of storytelling – but why is it so important to filmmaking, and how can we improve our storytelling?

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Why Filmmakers Should Learn About Music

September 13, 2014 By

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Music is another one of the elements of filmmaking that many people overlook. This week I’m talking about why music is so important, and sharing some tips for how to improve the music in your films! Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Watch the ‘Directing Motion Tour’

August 16, 2014 By


If you follow the filmmaking community, you’ll have heard of Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour. I had the opportunity to check it out, and wanted to let you know what I thought of it!

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Why Filmmakers Should Use Two Cameras

July 12, 2014 By

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If you’ve been watching this channel for a while, you’ll know that I am generally against spending lots of money on cameras. But, I have to say, there are many benefits of using two cameras, which is what we’re looking into this week.

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Why Filmmakers Should Learn Graphic Design

June 28, 2014 By


If you’re a low-budget filmmaker who can’t afford to hire a graphic artist (like myself), then I think it’s hugely important that we understand the parallels between graphic design and filmmaking.  Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Learn 3D Graphics

May 24, 2014 By

We’ve all seen blockbusters that seem to be made of up more CGI that natural footage, but I’d like to let you know about the value of 3D graphics for filmmakers. And it’s not just for those wanting to work on the next transformers movie.

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