We lay out the preparatory steps to directing a short film, with some handy tips from Ivan Barge – director of the award-winning New Zealand film ‘Madam Black’.
Marketing and Communications Manager of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Jeanette Bullen discusses how filmmakers can deposit their film at Aotearoa New Zealand’s audiovisual archive.
Writing a solid short film script is easier said than done, especially if you don’t know what a good one looks like yet. In this article, we include five scripts from successful shorts that have made it into the festival and whose creators have been generous enough to share them.
How do you forge a filmmaking dream team? Short film making competitions are a great place to test out your crew under pressure. This month we look at the work of some teams who have successfully used filmmaking competitions and made great short films in the process.
Getting into the short film industry can be extremely challenging, and so can learning and remembering all of the jargon that filmmakers, film crews and cast use regularly. In this handy guide we have collated a list of important filmmaking terms and definitions to help get you started.