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Applying to Film Festivals

Your production is complete. Now what? Unless you are one of the very few people that create for themselves, you will want to find an outlet for your short film. The fairly tradition route is to the film festival circuit. But where to start? The first step can be quite daunting. There are so many festivals […]

Filling a set with Fog

I was going to skip past this video, but then I thought it has some really useful information that you may not yet have discovered for yourself… and that is how to fill a set with fog without having those pesky little fire alarms go off. So watch and learn:

The Future of Film: Novels

Book to film adaptations… some tangents… and some trailers.

The Periodic Table of Storytelling

If you haven’t already come across the Periodic Table of Storytelling let me introduce you to a brilliant storytelling resource… Check it out here.

Short Films and the never-ending debate…

There seems to be this on-going debate over whether making short films is good for your career or a waste of time and money.

Did You Know?

Some fun facts about the Australian screen industry…


I’ve been M.I.A. for a while now because my blog decided it didn’t want to publish anything. But I believe I’ve finally fixed it so there’ll be more posts to come.

Anatomy of Film

Of course every great action film should end with AC/DC!   This graphic reminds me of those movie poster pictures that circulated social media a while back. Remember those? The ones that showed how movie posters from the same genre are practically identical. If not, you can check it out here.

Robert Rodriguez: 10 minute Film School

Robert Rodriguez is often considered that filmmaker to emulate, especially when you are (ironically enough) in film school and shooting low-to-no budget films. Despite his obvious disdain for film school, Rodriguez gives up some of his time to teach you how to make a low-budget film the easiest way possible. With this YouTube clip which is […]

Movie Recommendation

Just a quick little post, because I know I’ve been slack lately. If you haven’t seen it yet go watch THESE FINAL HOURS! Not only is it an Australian film. It is a GREAT Australian film. I left the cinema with a big, stupid grin on my face. It’s been a long while since a […]