• Popular Digital Cameras For The Indie Filmmaker: The Canon 5D Series

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      The DSLR’s DSLR’s have proved increasingly popular with filmmakers since with the right lenses, you can achieve near film-like quality from its video capabilities. Even professional productions have been known to use them as number two cameras to film…
  • How To Create A Movie: The Story of Ledbetter Blue Part 3

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    Film Production A well-fed crew is a happy production!   Once the shoot had started money burned fast and furiously.  There were costs I’d simply not considered such as parking in central London, congestion charge of course, and most importantly…
  • Britain’s Most Underrated Actor???

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    Within the realms of ye olde England there lives a master craftsman. Versatility grants him access to all forms of performance, from silver screen, to hard-hitting TV Dramas, from Jez Butterworth to Shakespeare.  Even the theatrics of world-renowned musicals do…
  • Top US Film Schools

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    Here is a list of the top US Film Schools, many of which have now legendary alumni and equipment to rival Hollywood studios! Clicking on the School website image for each will take you directly to their website. Click here…
  • 10 Best Road Movies of All Time

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    It was easy for me to think of 10 road movies I loved, not so easy trying to rank them in terms of the best. That said I think most would agree with the list below and perhaps you might…
  • Why we’ll always love the Road Movie

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        Nothing will ever beat the classic heroes journey where our protagonist must strike out on the road to fulfil their goal. It’s a story as old as time itself; flashback a few millennia we see early man gathered…

Getting The Perfect Showreel: The Actor’s One Stop Shop Give Advice

This guide is designed to give you an overview of the key factors to consider when creating your showreel. Content kindly supplied by The Actor’s One Stop Shop   Showreels…

Layer Cake’s J.J. Connolly on Screenwriting

J.J. Connolly, screenwriter of cult British gangster flick Layer Cake tells us about trusting the actors, being a salesman and working out which horse to back. Layer Cake, J.J. Connolly’s…

Film School – Making The Decision

  One of the first things people worry about having decided to pursue a career in Film is the inevitable Film School question. As you begin your search for the…

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    These Filmmaker Journal postings are really good pieces on 'creation'.…
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