Last year’s Academy Award for Best Picture, The King’s Speech, tells the story of how King George VI, who was never intended to be king, overcomes a debilitating speech impediment in order to better rule England during the perilous years of the 2nd World War. The movie’s climatic scene, where King George successfully delivers a [...]
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I stumbled across a fantastic group on Vimeo the other day. It’s the Student Filmmaker’s Collective. This great group of young filmmakers is really serious about honing their craft, and they’re using a Vimeo group to foster their skill development. Membership Membership in this group is open, but if you intend to post videos, be [...]
Studentfilms.com is an online filmmaking resource for film students and aspiring filmmakers from around the world. The site features: internet broadcasting of your film (upload it to their site) – viewers of your film can write a review, you can post contact information for those interested in your work. forum discussions – discuss films on [...]
Very informative article on scene blocking authored by Peter Marshall in his blog Filmmaking Resource Center. Looks like Peter plans to provide a lot of nuts’n bolts how-to information through his blog. Peter is also the author of the monthly newsletter Action Cut Print a great resource for filmmakers and television directors. It is free [...]
Just wanted to wrap up this series of posts about student film with a link to the Cyber Film School “Movie Encyclopedia” CD-ROM that is published by Northwest Film School (in Bellingham, WA). This product looks to be very well organized and packed with a lot of fresh and useful information about getting your first [...]
Up to date and detailed, this site has an ever growing list of student film festivals, sorted by region, with contact info, guidelines and links to each festival page.
Just a follow up on sites devoted to student films. The website Studentfilms.com is another great site that accepts student films for internet broadcast and critique. This site also creates a community of young filmmakers. The forum is very active with lots of information and discussion.
StudentFilmmakers.com – I really like the idea of this site and I think they bring off their mandate very well. StudentFilmmakers.com is a portal for students who are beginnning to make films. There are listings and links for film festivals, workshops and film schools. There is a forum to discuss with peers plus an online [...]