Want To Watch? Click Below Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our very first episode, we have the first-ever winner of The Film Fund contest, Tim Viola. Tim’s short film, “Americano”, was produced with the help of The Film Fund and has since been featured all over the festival […]
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Want To Watch? Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our second episode, we have the Emmy-award winning filmmaker and CEO of Maestro Filmworks, Kris Mendoza. As a Sponsor of The Film Fund, Kris and Maestro Filmworks are offering color grading services to winners. We sat down with Kris to […]
Film budgeting is a very crucial component to the pre-production phase regardless of the type of film you’re planning to make — whether it be a low budget short film, an independent feature, or a high budget Hollywood blockbuster.
Sometimes, the measurements of a room can spell your downfall. You come up with another awesome idea for a video or short film, only to be confronted with a filming area MUCH smaller than you imagined.
The Film Fund is proud to announce the start of an all-new podcast, The Film Fund Podcast! Hosted by The Film Fund’s Executive Producer, Thomas Verdi, this video and audio experience will take a deeper dive into some of the amazing things going on at The Film Fund.
Figuring out how to finance an independent film can be just as hard — if not harder — than actually coming up with and developing a strong idea or screenplay. Oftentimes, independent filmmakers determine the type of film they’ll make based on the amount of money and resources they will be given or have access to while making the film.
Creating the perfect outdoor setting is everything when it comes to filmmaking, and capturing stellar outside lighting can make or break the overall tone of a film.
Music video production, like most other artistic projects, can be a very challenging and demanding process. However, it can also be a very thrilling and exhilarating experience.
So, you’re interested in making a music video but you may also be struggling with coming up with an idea. First things first — don’t stress! Coming up with an idea for music videos can be just as hard as coming up with ideas for other creative art forms — […]
Are you a filmmaker looking to broaden your horizons? Perhaps you’re interested in expanding your resume and experiences as a filmmaker, but you’re not sure where to look? If music video production is something that interests you, that’s great! Music videos are very similar to films in many ways, and […]
Before you embark on the long and arduous yet thrilling journey that is writing a screenplay, you should make sure you have a solid story idea. Who are my characters? Are they complex and multi-dimensional? Does there exist enough conflict and stakes to drive the story along? These are some […]
In today’s massive and largely competitive film industry, it’s becoming harder and harder to stick out of the screaming crowd of like-minded individuals begging to get noticed. You may feel that every story has already been told — so what’s the point? Here’s the thing, so what if almost every […]