So you've written your screenplay, assembled your crew, and are gearing up to begin the production process. There's one big step that may seem unimportant, but it's very important to be done right - your casting call poster. Having the right actors will make or break your film, and if you're an independent or student filmmaker, you're probably going to have to put out a … [Read more...] about How To Make A Casting Call Poster (Examples & Templates)
With the absurd spectacle and visual glory featured in just about any 21st century blockbuster, chances are you've probably pondered exactly what it takes in order to make it all come together. So how many people does it take to make a movie? Well, first we've got to figure out what type of movie you have in mind. The actual number can vary wildly, depending on if you're … [Read more...] about How Many People Does It Take To Make A Movie?
To some, getting started in the film industry as a set production assistant can be a bit discouraging. Getting work in the industry can be inconsistent, so keeping the bills paid on a PA's salary can be quite difficult. Many are only able to plow through and climb the industry because of the promise that when they become an assistant director, their salary will make all of the … [Read more...] about How Much Do Assistant Directors Make?
If you're passionate about film, or are interested in working in the film industry, you've probably at one point or another expressed interest in going to film school. It's only natural to want to learn everything there is to know about what you love! There are plenty of benefits to attending and it's one of the most "fun" majors you can choose, but is it the right decision … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Go To Film School
What does CG Stand For? If you've spent any amount of time near film, TV, and media, you've probably heard the term thrown around, and you might even have a loose understanding of what it means. Today we're going to be telling you what CG stands for and some examples of it. We will also be discussing the history of the term and some different meanings it has had in the … [Read more...] about What Does CG Stand For?