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Shooting With Drones: Ten tips for filming astounding footage on a shoestring

Guest post by Sebastian Solberg Drones will and are already revolutionising filmmaking, allowing cash strapped filmmakers to achieve jaw dropping, cinematic results that have previously only been available to Hollywood productions. Watch the film above in HD. I’ve been working with drones on and off for a few years now but at the end of […]

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Did you know you can manually edit your Facebook URL to be much shorter? Ideal for business cards.

Did you know you can edit your Facebook URL to be much shorter? Ideal for business cards. So my URL is http://www.facebook.com/chrisjonesfilmmaker Which I can manually edit down to fb.com/chrisjonesfilmmaker which is much better for business cards. If you want to get your vanity URL for your Facebook page, I wrote a post on it […]

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Should you use a title sequence for your movie?

Last week I posted about the importance of script and movie titles – you can read it here. But that sparked a small debate about title sequences and how indie film makers should approach them. I spent some time browsing the amazing Art Of The Title Sequence website (http://www.artofthetitle.com/) watching breathtaking title sequences from my […]

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Top Ten Tips For Titling Your Movie

 Is the title of your film killing its chances? Consider, the title for your film or script is the VERY FIRST thing most people will experience about it. The first question asked is usually ‘what’s it called?’ And like all first impressions, you want it to be a good one. As humans, we make immediate […]

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Healthy Body… Healthy Mind

The next two years are going to be probably the most important in my career. If I am going to really get myself into the position of director for Rocketboy, I am going to have to take care of something I have, sadly, neglected for some time now. Namely, my body. I am am overweight […]

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Sales and Distribution Tips

I have been talking to Sales Agent and Author Stacey Parks about running a seminar later in the year, with her new book on distribution. She has her own subscription website too, www.filmspecific.com, and has free emails every so often. She holds teleconference calls too, and here are some of her pointers from the last […]

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