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In this collection of articles you will find advice and tips on some of the more common hurdles that are part of the short film making process. Whether you are just starting out or looking to hone a particular part of your craft, find out if we can give you some useful ideas or tools.

You can also find a list of other international short film festivals here if you’re looking for more places to submit your film.




Licensing music for short films

Many a filmmaker has found themselves in hot water after not correctly gaining the required licenses and permissions for the music in their film. Here we have collected some advice on sourcing music for short films and obtaining the rights.






Filmmaking competitions forge teams

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.


The A-Z of short film making

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.