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Great Apps to Aid the Filmmaking Process: Pre-Production
Film & Television 29th May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, filmmaking apps

In the first part of this series of posts about helpful apps for filmmakers, Story & Heart dive into tools that will be your new best friend during pre-production.
Everything You Need for an Outdoor Movie Shoot
Film & Television 29th May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, outdoor shoots

If you’re venturing to the great outdoors for your next movie shoot, you’ll need to bring along more than just a camera and spare battery.
Awards Eggstacy
Film & Television 26th May 2017

Egg Films, Dan Mace, Sunu, Lebogang Rasethaba, Jason Fialkov, Terence Neale

Egg directors have been racking up accolades recently at the One Show, D&AD & Webbys internationally and South African Music Awards (SAMAs) locally.
Skulls of My People’ documentary explores why Namibia is a “time bomb
Film & Television 26th May 2017

Al Jazeera, Vincent Moloi, Skulls Of My People

The Ovaherero’s rising anger is given a voice in Skulls Of My People, an upcoming documentary on Al Jazeera English that follows the campaign to pressurise Germany to acknowledge and apologise for the what’s been called the first genocide of the 20th century
ZIFF 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION ANNOUNCED Tanzanian Film Gets Opening Night Honour
Film & Television 24th May 2017

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced its official selection of films for competition and screening at this year’s event takins place from July 8th -16th in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
How to Create The Perfect Show Bible
Film & Television 23rd May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Show Bible

A pitch for a TV series involves more than just writing the pilot. You need to write a guide to go with it.
10 Things to Know Before Shooting Your Microbudget, Part 2: Financing and Hidden Costs
Film & Television 23rd May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Here's the second of no film school's two-part series on how to successfully plan a microbudget feature.
10 Things to Know Before Shooting Your Microbudget, Part 1: Budgeting and Pre-Pro
Film & Television 22nd May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Microbudget filmmaking is almost like the premise of a reality show: how do you make your vision come alive on the screen while spending the least possible amount of money?
Al Jazeera English named Broadcaster of the Year at New York Festivals
Film & Television 22nd May 2017

Al Jazeera, Broadcaster of the Year, New York Festivals

Al Jazeera Media Network is celebrating winning a total of five Gold World Medals, 14 Silver World Medals and seven Bronze Medals at the prestigious New York Film Festivals awards last month.
7 Pre-Production Hacks for a 2nd Assistant Director
Film & Television 19th May 2017

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As a 2nd AD, it is your responsibility to make sure the personnel involved in the production have all the information they need to do their job well. Here are 7 hacks to make your pre-production process a bit more efficient.