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Making a Short Film: Best Practices in Post Production

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Making a Short Film / post production

It is not uncommon to hear narratives from filmmakers who shared their struggle in putting together the film once the movie wrapped. When starting out, it is easy to forget that production has three main phases. Some factors ought to be accounted for before, during and after the creation of a film. It is therefore likely that most people forget to give priority when it comes to time and budgeting to this final phase. The […]

Making a Short Film: Five Aspects to Keep in Mind When Writing Short Films

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Making a Short Film / screenwriting

Now that you have the basics of how to become a seasoned scriptwriter, there are a few tips to help shape your story. How your screenplay gets framed is what sets it apart from an amateur only keen to get their work out and someone aiming for a wider audience.   1. Keep it short The general length of a short film is, at the very least, 15 seconds and could be as long as […]

Making a Short Film: The Key Lessons in Screenwriting

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Making a Short Film / screenwriting

When getting the ropes of learning how to become a filmmaker, the chief anxiety would perhaps be the perception that one is a rookie and the fear that no one would watch your production. One of the ways to overcome this fear is through writing short films. You’ll be able to sharpen your skills and show your filmmaking abilities to people who in turn give you much-needed feedback. How else will others know you’re a […]