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How to Direct a Short Film Like a Pro ( Tips and Techniques )

Are you planning to direct a short film? Are you feeling both excited and anxious at the same time? Well, that is natural if it’s your first time. If you do this right, you will not only effectively pass your intended message to the target audience, but it could also jumpstart your …

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15 Good Short Documentary Ideas for Students

Does your upcoming project is a documentary film? It must be both exciting and challenging. Perhaps the most daunting task is coming up with a good topic. In this article, I will help you come up with great documentary ideas.  As a student, there are plenty of subjects on which …

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How To Make A Short Film With No Budget

Making a short film with no budget can be a stressful venture. If you’ve been a fan of film long enough, you know that there are only two ways to do anything: the easy way or the hard way. Overthinking is part is the hard way. Once you stop overthinking …

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What Makes a Good Short Film | 9 Essential Rules

Short films are usually considered a newbie’s medium where they learn the ropes to become better filmmakers. That is more the reason you see a lot of average stuff when it comes to the shorts. For a beginner, it is essential that before taking his first leap at movie making, …

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Top 6 Persuasive Techniques Used In Documentaries

Documentaries have been there since time immemorial. However, defining what they are wont hurt. Documentary films are non-fictional motion pictures which are intended to document some aspect of the truth, or reality basically for education, instruction, or even maintaining a historical record. It according to filmmakers a filmmaking practice, a mode …

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How to Make Money from Short Films?

Do you know you can actually make money from short films? If you had asked me this question – “How to Make Money from Short Films? “a few years back, my answer would be no but in this day and age where the social media and global online platforms have …

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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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8 Powerful Beginner Tips on Cinematic Film Blocking

You may block impressive frames if you have a penchant for photography. It is an excellent skill to possess. But, film blocking can get tricky when it comes to narrating a story through a sequence of frames. Movies follow a particular flow and grammar which always strive for creating an …

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10 Things to Consider before Lighting your Scene

I wish if lighting up a scene can be done in a flash. It is such a tedious process that it tests your patience. But, Lighting is integral to cinematography, and your scenes will look crap if you compromise on it. Though Lighting comes under your cinematographer’s scheme of things, …