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First-Time Documentary Filmmaking Tips

First-Time Documentary Filmmaking Tips

Garnered from My First Feature Documentary Experience Written By Tamar Kummel   I recently completed my first feature documentary, “Fighting for Allergy-Free Food.” I worked hard to find answers to your and my questions about why food sensitivity has become so prevalent, why food allergies are off-the-charts, why our food …

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Sasha Sibley on Debut Feature Film, "The Box": Safety Balanced with a Willingness to Experiment

Sasha Sibley on Debut Feature Film, “The Box”: Safety Balanced with a Willingness to Experiment

Filmmakers Network | Community Spotlight Sasha Sibley is a 22 year-old filmmaker in Los Angeles who has directed numerous short films and recently secured distribution for his first feature, ‘The Box’ in 2021, through Midnight Releasing. His achievements have been recognized at various film festivals, including SITGES, Hard:Line, Dances With Films and NFFTY. Sibley graduated …

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Preparation is Crucial: Get Things Done Creatively Without Missing a Beat

Preparation is Crucial: Get Things Done Creatively Without Missing a Beat

Pictured above: Location scouting for short, sci-fi film, “Skimmers.” Preparation is Crucial: Get Things Done Creatively Without Missing a Beat Written by John Klein   Skimmers is a short, sci-fi film set in a future where fresh water, due to a catastrophic drought, has become such a scarce commodity that …

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Caroline Friend Directs Award-Winning Student Film, "Under Darkness"

Caroline Friend Directs Award-Winning Student Film, “Under Darkness”

Above behind-the-scenes photo taken by Lynne Chai. Adaptation of True Holocaust Survivor Story Caroline Friend Directs Award-Winning Student Film, “Under Darkness”   StudentFilmmakers Magazine: Your award-winning short film, “Under Darkness,” is based on a true story. Can you tell us more about how you adapted the story, as well as …

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Filmmakers Network | Community Spotlight with Harris Tomlinson-Spence

Filmmakers Network | Community Spotlight with Harris Tomlinson-Spence

“As difficult as this past year has been, I’m excited for what 2021 can bring in terms of filmmaking. We’ve all figured out how to continue shooting in this pandemic which means projects should slowly continue to increase for next year. Myself and View Shift have various projects planned throughout …

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