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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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How to Shoot a Documentary with One Camera?

Mostlyindependent documentaries were shot with one camera. Until today, one can make a documentary with several cell phones. But, if you want to shoot a documentary with one good filming camera, you need to be aware of certain things before filming the documentary with a single camera. How to shoot …

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How to Make a Documentary Script

Creating a documentary is an exciting project but can be a little overwhelming when youare just starting out. However, with a good plan and well-crafted script, youare sure to be off to a great start! This guide can help provide you with thenecessary tools to create a script for your …

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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.┬áDocumentary 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 fund a Short Film when you are Broke

Raising funds for your short film is a challenge if you have no idea how to go about it. For a newbie, funding your first short film always looks next to impossible. But, don’t deter, It may seem complicated, but with some smart approaches, it is not very hard to …

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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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Which Camera Is Best For Making Short Films?

Settling on the best camera for short films may be a daunting task especially when relying on luck. After a lot of frustrations and costs that came as a result of replacing my filming camera every now and then, I embarked on a research about the best camera for short films. …