This short blog post will explore essential filmmaking techniques and tips and address some common questions about learning filmmaking.

How To Learn the Technical Side of Filmmaking


Whether creating an indie drama with your iPhone or making a blockbuster action film, you’ll need to complete all five stages of the filmmaking process to make a movie.

Filmmaking: Process, Steps, and Background


To make your films and videos more cinematic, you need to use simple and low-cost filmmaking techniques.

14 Filmmaking Techniques that’ll Make Your Zero Budget Movies Look “Cinematic”


In this article, I’m going to help you avoid the biggest filmmaking mistakes that make low-budget and zero-budget movies look cheap.

17 Filmmaking Mistakes that Make Low-Budget Movies Look Cheap (and How to Fix ‘Em!)


Time to write a logline and tackle that screenplay? Here’s a foolproof method to write a logline.

How to Write a Logline that Works


If you sometimes worry that you might lose all your footage, then read this post and create your backup system!

How to Back Up Your Footage and Hard Drives So You NEVER Lose a Single Bit of Data

Gear Guides

No matter where you are in your filmmaking journey, you can experience the paralyzing fear of doing it wrong. Sound familiar?

How to Overcome the Fear of DOING IT WRONG as a Filmmaker


Wondering if you can get started filmmaking using JUST your cell phone? You can. Learn how!

iPhone Filmmaking for Beginners: Tools, Tips and Accessories

Gear Guides

Maybe. We’ll find out. In a minute, I’m going to walk you through the process of figuring out whether the problem is YOU or your TOOLs.

Filmmaking Gear: It Might Be You…Or It Might Be Your Tools

Gear Guides

FACT: you don't need fancy gear to get started with filmmaking. But you do need some basics. This guide and checklist will walk you through the simple gear that you need to start filmmaking. If this is the year YOU become a filmmaker, then this is for you.

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