I am a Film Student attending Santa Fe University of Art and Design who loves writing about his experience in the film industry as a young and aspiring filmmaker.
How to Direct a Short Film
Directing is more than just yelling "action!" or "cut!" There are some small yet important aspects of being a director that are usually overlooked and this can spell disaster for your film set if you make this mistake.
Every single filmmaker, whether it be on a large or minuscule scale, has to have a production meeting with their cast and crew weeks before their set shooting date. The purpose of these meetings is to layout the foundation of your project, solidifying small details, and breaking the ice between strangers to ensure a fun and laid back set. But how does one organize a production meeting and what is there to even talk about? Lets find out.
How Do I Write a Script?
Young filmmakers begin exploring their field of study when they are in a unique prime of their youth. They are trying to find their individual identity and stepping out of their comfort zone as they do so. But regardless of what personal plight they are going through, filmmakers usually start from the same branch, screen writing. But what if the thought of writing a script terrifies you or you have the ideas but are intimidated by the limits of your own imagination? Well in today's article, we will explore different methods to write a beautiful and professional grade script.
How to Become a Filmmaker in High School
High school is about the time when teenagers start thinking about what they want to do with their lives. Some may already have a better idea than the rest and refuse to wait until they have a college degree in their hand to start practicing their craft. The only way to become a successful filmmaker is to gain experience and the only way to get experience is to make films of your own. This may seem scary and stressful, however. The worry of not being able to get your project done, how to write a script, or just simply not knowing how to start can be disheartening but can be easily beaten. In today's article, we're going to talk about some methods I used to overcome my pre film school anxiety while still in high school.
What is Room208Films?
The southwestern state of New Mexico has a film industry that rivals the one found in the infamous Hollywood exponentially. New Mexico's film industry created several jobs, saving the state from an economic disaster and drove an intense push to the arts. With T.V. shows such as AMC's "Better Call Saul" and "Breaking Bad" to Dennis Villeneuve's critically acclaimed "Sicario" , the state has a lot to offer. With such high profile projects being filmed in New Mexico, the state is bound to attract young aspiring filmmakers who have their own hopes and dreams. Today we are going to take a look at Room208Films, a startup production company based in Santa Fe who's founders are young college students.