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October 28, 2010

Pre-Production Tips from Film Riot

http://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot#p/u/3/sUIZVzElDzc

Film Riot is a little obnoxious, but they offer some good tips for low-budget filmmaking...
(Too bad about all the ads in between)
http://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot

Low-Budget Dolly Shots

http://filmmakeriq.com/2010/10/super-easy-diy-camera-motion/

http://filmmakeriq.com/2009/09/make-your-own-cheap-camera-dolly/

Tools for Indie Film Production

Visit the Dependent Films Download Center for tons of helpful forms and tools that will help you organize your teamwork on your short film project:

http://www.dependentfilms.net/files.html

Download the forms that are useful to your team...
Shot list
Release forms
Daily Continuity Log
Storyboard template

and MANY more great FREE documents!

Another source for Free Forms Here:
http://filmmakeriq.com/2009/04/588-free-film-contracts-and-forms/

October 6, 2010

The Mysterious Explorations of Jasper Morello


Nominated for an Oscar and for a BAFTA award, Jasper Morello is a short feature made in a unique style of silhouette animation developed by director Anthony Lucas and inspired by the work of authors Edgar Alan Poe and Jules Verne.

October 2, 2010

Validation

"Validation" is a fable about the magic of free parking. Starring TJ Thyne & Vicki Davis. Writer/Director/Composer - Kurt Kuenne. Winner - Best Narrative Short, Cleveland Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Jury Award, Gen Art Chicago Film Festival, Winner - Audience Award, Hawaii Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Best Short Comedy, Breckenridge Festival of Film, Winner - Crystal Heart Award, Best Short Film & Audience Award, Heartland Film Festival, Winner - Christopher & Dana Reeve Audience Award, Williamstown Film Festival, Winner - Best Comedy, Dam Short Film Festival, Winner - Best Short Film, Sedona Int'l Film Festival.