How to Produce Stellar Actor Performances – 4 Areas that the Film Director needs to Focus On

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To people in the know, film making is a Director and Editor’s Medium.  What is meant by this statement, is that the screen actor who acts in the film is only one of many contributors to the whole process.  However, … Continue reading

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Three Big Cock-Ups when creating an awesome Shot List for your Film.

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A shot list is a list of shots that are used to cover a scene. An experienced Film Director will always want to get the best and maximum coverage of shots necessary to tell the story of that scene. Often … Continue reading

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Three Hot Tips to improve Screen Acting Performances

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Screen Acting:   Today I would like to talk about the craft of screen acting.  Screen Acting is a wonderful way to make a living.  There are many actors who train via acting schools who teach many different techniques.  However, so … Continue reading

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5 Ways to make your film/video look and sound professional

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Times have changed and today there are three types of Film Makers/Video Makers in the independent Film World: The Traditional Crew/ Director – Films made this way generally have reasonable budgets that can pay for the expense of a large … Continue reading

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Yes we Can – Making your film happen now

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Making your film happen is more a state of mind than circumstances aligning. Whether it is a $2.2 million film or a micro budget film, the principal is still the same. Make a film happen by setting deadlines for each part of … Continue reading

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How did Tarantino make it to the top in Hollywood? Lessons you can learn from his experience

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Quentin Tarantino is one of the most famous writer/directors. But he was a low achiever at school and found academic studies very difficult. He had a troubled childhood. How did Quentin go from being a sales assistant in a video shop … Continue reading

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Six all important Areas an experienced Film Director focuses on

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Film Directing is such an important part of the film making process. Often, beginner or ineffective film directors destroy a really strong film script.  The effective Film Director should be the guardian of the story.  Strong Directors have a vision … Continue reading

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5 Ways for the Film Director to Prepare for the Film Shoot

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Film Shoots are always the fun part of Film Production.  I have been on so many film sets over the years and to this day I find that people find the shoot the most intense and enjoyable part of the … Continue reading

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Philip Seymour Hoffman – What a loss to the film world

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I woke up this morning and heard the very sad news that one of America’s best actors Philip Seymour Hoffman had died of an apparent drug overdose.  This is such a loss to the acting world and the film world … Continue reading

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Indie Film Budgets – The Reality of the Film Market

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Raising money for films really comes down to a Value Proposition for people who invest in your film. The most difficult process is raising money for films. The easiest money raised is the contribution or favour or when you own … Continue reading

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Location Location – How to find the best locations for your shoot?

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Its the 12th of January and I finally have time to write my first blog of 2014, “Finding the best Locations.”  I have spent the first 12 days of 2014 seeking and confirming locations in Outback Australia. In all, we … Continue reading

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Shooting a Feature Film on the weekend – Making your dream feature film now.

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Today, I would like to talk about the holy grail of Film Making, The Feature Film. Some of you may feel like the Feature Film Production is an impossible task, only for the lucky determined few who can navigate the … Continue reading

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