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How Hollywood Monitors Social Media To Help Movies Make Money

If you are one of the estimated 56% of movie-going Twitter users who takes to

YouTube Stars As Movie Stars: YouTube to Make Full-Length Feature Films This Year

YouTube has made a name for itself by steadfastly supporting the content creators that

Olivia Wilde Talks Producing From An Actor’s Perspective

Actress-producer Olivia Wilde and the producers of successful indies Bachelorette, The Place Beyond the

3 Directing Techniques Actors Can Use to Look Brilliant

Attention filmmakers: As you are no doubt aware, much of your time as filmmakers

Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s Why You Should Make Medium-Length Films

“The codified idea of the ‘short’ and ‘feature’ is dated.” Most audiences think of

Rules of the Screenmovie: The Unfriended Manifesto for the Digital Age

The digital world is rapidly taking over as the predominant environment for our waking

The Seven Arts of Working in Film: A Necessary Guide to On-Set Protocol

Welcome to your first day on a film set. Perhaps you’ve gotten a new

Watch: Tips on Tackling the Post-Production Gender Gap

A panel at NAB discussed the dearth of women in post-production jobs and how

Make Your Smartphone Smarter: What Goes in Your iPhone Filmmaking Kit?

“Shot on a smartphone” rarely means just a smartphone. So what goes in your

5 Blunt Truths That Will Help You Survive in ‘New Media Hollywood’

After having worked with countless rising and current new media artists over the past

Work Out Your Trust Muscle

Does this sound familiar… You’re a hard worker with a clear performance goal. You

Fandor to Finance Original Shorts Program

Yesterday, Fandor announced the creation of its FIXshorts program, which invited participants in its FIX

The 13 Most Ignorant Quotes From That Awful Deadline Article

Last night, Deadline’s TV editor Nellie Andreeva trolled hard with an articlequestioning whether or

Gumroad Now Lets You Rent Movies Directly from Content Creators

Gumroad, the indie sales platform for digital product sales, now supports video rentals. The

Tips for Perfecting Your Skype Audition

I’ve long been a fan of technology, especially in my casting office. I’ve gone

Web Series Creators: Apply to This New Fund

Tomorrow at SXSW, Independent Television Service (ITVS) will announce the launch of Digital Open

Filmmakers: Here’s the 12-Step Guide to Co-Directing

This week we bring you some guidelines to help you navigate the waters while Co-Directing…

9 Tips for Getting the Best Performances in Micro-Budget Features

There’s a saying that 90 percent of directing actors is finding the right cast.

New Media Funding Resources

OK, so by now, if you have been paying attention to Valentina’s weekly articles

Neuroscientist Takes Scientific Look at Art of Filmmaking

… “One of the striking things about understanding movies is that you come into

The Feature Film That Blew Everyone Away at Sundance Was Shot on an iPhone 5s

What does it take for a film to be a huge hit at Sundance,

The Director’s Cut: “You wanna make a movie?”

Hey, wanna make a movie?” Isn’t that the most beautiful line ever? Well, for a

Alan Horn: Hollywood Has to Make the Economics Work for Smaller Movies

I’ve long been a believer in the power of tentpoles to drive our business,

Here’s How A Group of Students Made This Amazing Short Film Without Any CGI

Students from the London Film School adapted a short story about a man who

4 Things to Think About Before Recording an Audio Book

In almost no time at all, the audio book market has emerged as one

Film Review: ‘The Wanted 18’

  Only the tragically absurd Israeli-Palestinian situation could transform the simple act of milking