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’.
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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.
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.
There’s an art to casting well, and on a budget. If you’re not quite at the stage where you can afford to pay a Casting Director to work their magic for you, the following casting tips will point you in the right direction towards creating the film you imagined.
Festivals are an important part of getting your short film seen, and building your profile as a filmmaker. Mary de Ruyter explains how to choose the right ones and get as much limelight as possible shining on your short film.