Stephanie Forshee with Backstage provides some insight and guidance to budding and aspiring film directors. She answers every question such as what does a film director really do, how to get started, and how to find your artistic style as a director. She discusses several examples of how some of the most famous directors got their start. She reminds readers of one truth of the business: everyone’s path is different
Read the Full Article Here: How to Become a Film Director
The gentlemen at Aputure provide some tips and guidelines on how to use a green screen when shooting your films and when it’s the best time to use a blue screen instead.
Watch full video here: How Hollywood Lights Green Screens
Spielberg is an icon and a legend for good reason. Shanee Edwards with ScreenwritingU Magazine dissects the film to study seven story tricks screenwriters can use when creating children’s films.
Read the full article here: Spielberg gets all Spielbergian on The BFG: 7 great story tricks we learned from the cinematic giant
Melissa Silverstein with Women & Hollywood sat down with Zoe Lister-Jones to talk about her directorial debut and hiring an all female film crew for her film, Band Aid, which premiered at Sundance this past January.
Read the full interview here: Zoe Lister-Jones on Hiring an All-Female Crew for Her Directorial Debut “Band Aid”
Ladies, this one is for you! The folks at the Sundance Institute compiled a list of resources and tools specifically for women in the film industry. I hope you find this helpful. Enjoy!
Click here: RESOURCE MAP FOR WOMEN FILMMAKERS
V Renee at No Film School offers some advice on how to create the best cinematic lighting effects when your access to adequate film lighting equipment is minimal.
Check out the full article and video here: How to Get Cinematic Lighting with Just One Light
V Renee at No Film School uses the film Winter’s Bone as a model for her discussion in why props and costumes have significance and importance in films.
Read the full article here: The Devil is in the Details