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The Four Steps Necessary To Win a Film Grant
As I evaluate my past failures that ultimately led me towards success, I realize the FOUR most important aspects of applying for a grant to fund your film.
In the Field Review - the 230Wh V-Mount Battery
As a sole proprietor, I mostly work alone, and within that sphere I do my best to make as few changes as possible while on a shoot. The 230Wh V-Mount battery from ProAm has be...
How Editing Can Make You a Better Filmmaker
As a screenwriter or a director, you’re responsible for so many different parts of the filmmaking process. The work achieved by both of these roles literally dictate what the film will turn into. ...
How to Avoid Making a Boring Film
Budget, actors, gear, effects... Wondering what is the most important element making a good movie? There is one key component and it won't cost you a thing. Learn how to make your story keep audien...
$100 OFF our Best On-Camera LCD Monitors for Filmmaking
BIG LCD Monitor Summer Sale! We're giving you $100 off of our top IRIS line monitors for DSLR Shooters and Filmmakers, including our wireless HDMI model. Use Coupon Code: LCD100 First Up: IRIS Pro...
Pre-Black Friday Filmmakers' Giveaway!
In advance of our HUGE Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend sale, we're giving away gift cards to some lucky winners!
How to Build a $23 Dolly Track for the Modus Mount
I needed a quick solution to mount my new Modus system with the wheel assemblies option. Rather than fabricate something from aluminum, I decided to make it a quick afternoon project out of inexpen...
2018 Summer Filmmaking Gear Giveaway!
We're deep into Summer and it's hot outside! Let's get your mind off the heat with a cool new product release & giveaway.
How to Produce Low Budget Films With High Production Value
Every so often, a low budget film produced with affordable gear comes along that is as good as a blockbuster hit made with a huge budget. So how do they do it? It helps to have great production ski...