All posts tagged "Short"

  • How They Did It: 24 Set-Ups + 12 Hours A Day x Three Days = A 22-Minute Short, “Kill the Light”

    Shooting a short takes longer than you’d think. That is, unless, you utilize the wonderful world of preproduction to its utmost potential. Establishing an effective...

  • First Draft: Think Outside the Box With These Five Resourceful Screenwriting Career Moves

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. What if we told you that there are more ways...

  • here First Draft: Remember These Three Key Differences Between Short and Feature Scripts

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. A short script can’t just be a feature condensed into...

  • follow link How They Did It: Shooting A South Florida Short Film, "Chasing Titles Vol. 1," In Nasty Weather With AK-47s

    As the writer, producer and director of “Chasing Titles Vol. 1,” I had a very clear vision of how everything should look going into this...

  • Distribute and Conquer: How the Director of "2500km" Landed Her $500 Short Film an HBO Premiere

    My name is Daniela Arguello. I’m the director, writer, producer, camera operator and cinematographer of my short film “2500km.” “2500km” is about a Guatemalan mother...

  • Crowdfunder Pick: "Thou Shall Not Tailgate"

    Crowdfunding has become an invaluable tool for the indie filmmaker seeking funds for the start or completion of a project. And here at MovieMaker, we applaud...

  • go site Only A Flesh Wound: How Being Stabbed While Shooting My Short Film Tested My Directing Skills Under Pressure

    Here I was, at the young age of 24, about to shoot my passion project, a psychological thriller called Just One Drink. I had heard of...

  • Divide and Conquer: Damien Chazelle on Why You Should Make a Short First

    “It’s a movie about a jazz drummer.” Cue eyes glazing over. By the time I got lucky enough to make Whiplash, I’d experienced this reaction...

  • Coolest Film Festivals: Vote For The Shortest Short Film Fests Around

    For the past few months, MovieMaker has been running the “Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals” contest, asking our readers to nominate and vote for the...