Visual effects, also known as VFX, has taken the creative and imaginary world of filmmaking to the next level. It has brought stunning and alluring visuals to our films and has given filmmakers a lot more creative freedom.
Author: Philip Walker
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.
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.
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 […]
Malcolm Johnson received three months of Adobe Creative Cloud to finish post-production of his short film. More details on his project coming soon once we release it! Interested in receiving funding for your work? Submit to our funding opportunities for the chance to win funding up to $10,000 for your […]
Giorgio Miraflor received a gift card for KitSplit equipment rentals for production of his short film. Check out our one-sentence pitch competition for a chance to win up to $10,000 in funding and other prizes for your short film. Below, we asked Giorgio some questions about his independent filmmaking career […]
You’ve finished crafting the perfect script, and you’re more than ready to begin production. However, you quickly realize your production will require funding and a ton of manpower to complete. This is where pitching comes in. Oftentimes, pitching will come between you and all the funding and resources you’ll need […]
Are you a filmmaker itching to get their film into production? Perhaps you’re interested in pitching your idea or screenplay to someone, but are unsure who that someone is. Here at The Film Fund, our goal is to help filmmakers like you who are looking to pitch their idea and […]