How to Approach Pacing in Film

Pacing in film: it sounds like a simple concept, but it’s actually created by a collection of complex choices. And as a filmmaker, you get to make all the decisions about what you want your film’s pacing to be. Are you directing an intense action sequence that’s meant to get your audience’s hearts pounding? You

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When Do You Need a Film Permit?

Shooting a movie on your phone or a portable camera is easier than ever! But when do you need a film permit? Films with “no commercial value” do not require permits. So if you’re just hanging out in a park with your friends and making a video for personal use, there’s no permit required. But

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Editing Audio in Film: Where to Start

Editing audio in film probably isn’t the first thing you thought about when you were inspired to make a short film or feature. But it’s incredibly important. While viewers may not notice great audio, they will absolutely notice bad audio. In a worst-case-scenario, viewers wouldn’t be able to understand what your characters are saying or

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