Filmmaking

Coronavirus Films – Post Pandemic

Coronavirus

Post-Pandemic Coronavirus Films Let’s just go ahead and put this out there: Coronavirus Films. Don’t do it. Please. I know that in the Independent Film (Hell, even in Hollywood) industry that current global trends are low hanging fruit for story. You see it all the time with the rash of …

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5 Crowdfunding Platform Myths

5 Crowdfunding Platform Myths

Crowdfunding has become the go-to option for low budget indie film funding. It’s a great resource for filmmakers to not only raise capital but to also grow, develop, and foster a community around their projects. However, there are a lot of myths and misunderstandings in filmmakers who are new (and …

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Shane Hurlbut’s Inner Circle & Cinematography

Hi Filmmakers, Today I wanted to tell you all about an amazing resource I’ve been following for quite a long time. Shane Hurlbut is a world-renowned cinematographer who shoots multimillion dollar blockbuster films. He’s known for Terminator Salvation, Need for Speed, Act of Valor, and many more projects that just …

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The Importance of Contracts in Indie Film

Contracts

Contracts for independent films are not something you should put off or avoid. Even if you are working with your closest of friends, family, or someone you really really trust, you need contracts. Protecting your production and yourself legally is the first step in getting your film going. Insulating your …

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The Beauty of Low Budget

Low Budget

Low budget film making is one of the greatest tools in the indie filmmaker arsenal. Many of the great filmmakers of our times started out with next to nothing, and in some cases actually nothing, to start their careers. While those films may look somewhat dated to today’s standards (UHD, …

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Film Fervor Wiki for Indie Film

Film Fervor Wiki

Film Fervor Wiki One of the things I’ve noticed, which should be addressed, is that a lot (most) indie films don’t have their own Wiki pages. A Wiki is a collaborative page with crowd-sourced information about a particular topic. The goal of the Film Fervor Wiki is to provide a …

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