Photo by Obi Onyeador from Unsplash Before you worry about camera angles or location permits, you need a strong script. And the core of that screenplay is your main character – AKA your protagonist. But what makes a good protagonist? “Make your main character more likable” is a simplistic note we often hear. It’s easy
Looking for a DP with crew and equipment for a family sci-fi 2 day shoot this fall in Stella NC.
Photo by ThisIsEngineering from Pexels Disneyland and Alamo Drafthouse are reopening. Film and TV productions are ramping up around the country. More and more Americans are vaccinated against covid-19, signaling an end to the pandemic (or a beginning of the end, at least). But many larger companies are still entirely remote, with no concrete plans
The 2021 Oscars are almost here! One of the best things about Oscar season is that we’re treated to Oscar nominee interviews with all the best actors, writers, directors and other film industry professionals. Watching or reading these interviews is a great way to find inspiration and advice for your own filmmaking project. It’s such
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