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The Invisible Hand Of Movie Advertising

If one of the things you like best about going to the movies is that there are no ads to interrupt the drama, you’re only seeing half the picture...

Finding The Perfect Location For Your Film Production

Some movies are shot on location because production companies believe a real setting will give their movie an added layer of authenticity. Most...

Don’t Forget The Waffles: Building A Realistic Film Budget

Building an accurate budget can be an enormous challenge for many new filmmakers. There’s a temptation to think that once you get started on your...

Master these 6 personal attributes if you want to make it in the film industry

“In the film business, when you’re young, you just want to work. But when you’re older, it has more to do with who’s involved...

Why Film Festivals Matter To Indie Filmmakers

Every year, there are over 200 major film festivals in North America, drawing thousands of fans who come to see the best in independent filmmaking...

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Spike Lee Teaches Filmmaking

His love for Filmmaking is contagious and it shows in his MasterClass, ‘Spike Lee Teaches Filmmaking.’ His production company ’40 Acres and A Mule’ has produced 35 films since its inception in 1983. His extensive body...

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    Control the distractions in your environment to improve concentration and retention.

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    Reasonable prices that allow you to take all the classes required to hone your craft.

Christina Aguilera Teaches Singing

As you would probably agree, earning 1 grammy award is no small feat, let alone 5. With this accomplishment and many more behind her, Christina Aguilera holds your hand and walks you through the process of expanding...

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Diversity Development Fund

Another funding source Film Ally is proud to offer our readers when shopping for financing, is the Diversity Development Fund. Unlike some of the other funds we have included on our website, Diversity seeks filmmakers...

Women in Film Finishing Fund

Continuing our Film Ally search for funding sources, we discovered, as the Grant title states, a Fund available to projects crafted by women or are about women. Grants are awarded to filmmakers in both long and short...

Cinereach Film Fund

As a source of financing, Cinereach has been supporting Indie filmmakers since 2006. Born out of necessity for the many artists who wanted to make cutting-edge films but lacked the funding to do so, Grants have been...

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund

Budding documentarian or seasoned pro with a great story to tell, beyond mastering the familiar nuts and bolts of production, lurks the biggest challenge for many film makers. It’s called financing. Fortunately there...

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