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5 Ways to Get Electrified Performances from Your Actors

5 Ways to Get Electrified Performances from Your Actors

Photo by Natalie Parham. natalieparhamcreative.squarespace.com | Follow on Instagram @natalieparham 5 Ways to Get Electrified Performances from Your Actors Follow These Important Tips Written by Paul Cram (1.) Cast an Actor that Barely Needs to Act. If an actor’s persona is already 80 percent of the character, you need only …

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Limitations | "The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees oneself."

Limitations | “The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees oneself.”

Photo by Raymond Lee | www.raymondleemedia.com   Written by David K. Irving How to make films during a pandemic. Filmmaking is a handmade business that requires collaboration among an army of artisans. One silver lining on this dark lockdown cloud is that it is necessary that the show must go …

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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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