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Here’s What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital

Filmmaking increasingly doesn’t involve film at all as the majority of films — both Hollywood blockbusters and small independent films — are shot digitally.  Continue reading Here’s What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital

Academy Award-Winner Michel Hazanavicius’s 5 Tips for Filmmakers

During a private Masterclass as part of the 2015 Palm Springs Film Festival, the Academy Award-winning director shared tips with a small group of international filmmakers. Here are the highlights.

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Paul Schrader on the Future of Film

As part of the IFP’s Future of Entertainment series, screenwriter, director and film critic Paul Schrader discussed the future of film in conversation with Marc Schiller, CEO of Bond Strategy and Influence, at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP. Here are some of the highlights. Continue reading Paul Schrader on the Future of Film

What We Lose When Film Dies, How Storytelling is Changing and More from Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky and producing partner Scott Franklin sat down with Producers Guild of America president Gary Lucchesi at PGA’s Produced By Conference in New York. Here’s what Aronofsky had to say about his movies and the future of filmmaking at large.

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Why You Shouldn’t Care About Getting Rejected From Film Festivals

A great article from award winning, Los Angeles based filmmaker and founder of the boutique post production company Creative Rebellion, Noam Kroll.  A must read!  We think you’ll enjoy!

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Things to Know Before You Start Shooting

Take it from the filmmakers who made it to LA this year – there will always be something you wish you would’ve known before you set out to make your movie. Before the 20th LA Film Festival questionnaires were sent out to filmmakers with films screening at LA Film Festival asking them a variety of questions, including “what’s the one thing you wish someone had told you before you started your film?” Their answers were compiled.  Some of their best answers below:

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Best Doc Advice from Sheffield Doc/Fest

The 2014 Sheffield Doc/Fest wrapped yesterday when awards were handed out.  The festival, which ran from June 7-12 in the northern England city of Sheffield, provided not only the opportunity to see nonfiction films from some of the most established names in documentary today as well as first-time filmmakers, but it also served as a resource for filmmakers looking for advice about how to get their film off the ground and how to make a career as a documentary filmmaker.

For those of you who weren’t able to attend Sheffield, we’ve highlighted some of the best advice shared this past week at Doc/Fest:

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