Tip Of The Month

10 Guiding Principles for Aspiring Film Makers
Source: F-Stop Academy

First impressions matter. Just as the first 8 seconds of a visit to a new website determines whether the visitor will stay, the opening shot of a film establishes a viewer's decision to see more. (...more)

Principles of Filmmaking
Source: Indie Filmmaking

The decisions a filmmaker faces throughout the production process—from pre-production and planning to set-up and teardown to post-production—all culminate in the first seconds of a film's opening shots. (...more)