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What Makes a Good Documentary Film? ( Top 10 Rules )

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture whose main objective is to document aspects of reality. Its main aim of educating, instructing, and, or maintaining a historical account. Today this filmmaking practice or a cinematic tradition or a mode of audience reception which is gradually evolving beyond boundaries. So, …

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What is the Purpose of a Documentary?

I always wondered what is the purpose of a documentary before making one. Many questions thronged my head about its research, investigative style, audience, and distribution, etc. There have to be concrete answers to it or else how does a non- fiction medium thrive so successfully among the never-ending supply …

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Who Buys Short Films

Can you make money from  your short film that you just completed. Well, the obvious answer  is to sell the film to short film buyers at profit. but the question still remains  – who buys short films?  In this article we will find out who are the short film buyers …

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How much does it Cost to make a Short Film?

“How much does it cost to make a short film?” is the first question that haunts a newbie filmmaker attempting to make a short film. A short film budget broadly depends upon two things – its length and the production design. So, the costs vary a lot if a studio …

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21 Professional Film and Video Editing Tips for Beginners

For a beginner, learning the basics of editing or learning an editing software is quite easy. But, editing is not only a science, but you need to also tell an engaging story by the right choices of shots. How to master the art of storytelling is what will separate you …

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How to Get into Filmmaking with No Money?

“No money” is very subjective.Either you are broke, or you only have few dollars to feed your film aspirations.”No money” can be for the reason that your filmmaking dreams don’t find any support from your family. Or, you can’t afford an expensive film school, and you don’t want to tear …

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Are Screenwriting Books Important for Beginners?

Stories are in our DNA. We grew up listening to stories. It is an intrinsic part of our traditional fabric. But, what has happened with our love for stories is that we all have become storytellers subconsciously. But does that mean we can write screenplays too? Screenplays and stories are …