What’s Your Place in the Film Industry?

Filmmaking. Filmmakers. J. R. Legend has been in the business 22 years. He's seen filmmakers come and go, and they always seem to fit into 4 categories. The one hit wonders. The filmmaking legends and giants. The filmmaking wannabes The filmmaking wannabes who is ready to learn. The Internet is flooded with #1's and #3's so be careful when searching filmmaking forums [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:59+00:00 23 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Use Creative Commons Media

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Their free, easy-to-use copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:01+00:00 16 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sources for Royalty Free Music

As you probably know, you are cannot use music freely in your movies or a podcast for that matter. You must gain permission to use other people's material and often this will also cost you money. There are of course alternatives, but to put get a grip on different licensing rules or finding good free music, takes time. Therefore I [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:40+00:00 10 March 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Film, Film Production, Music|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Surviving a 48-Hour Film Contest

There are a lot of 48-Hour film competitions out there. They are usually a contest in which teams of filmmakers are assigned a genre, a character, a prop, and a line of dialogue, and have 48 hours to create a short film containing those elements. Shortly after the 48 hours of filmmaking, the films are then screened at a theater in the [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:01+00:00 9 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

(Not so) risky business!

Well, it's not really a infographic, but The Mail Online have published an interesting article on;  How Tom Cruise's impressive-looking stunts are made easier than they seem. And the article features a picture with infographic features. But I'd also recomend you to read the story.   Clinging on for dear life, Tom Cruise desperately holds on to a car bonnet [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:03+00:00 2 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Top 5 Free Disposable Email Address Services

I've got 5 different e-mail addresses. One private, one for business, one for signing up with different sites online and so on. But even if I try to limit the use of the more important addresses, which I have linked to my phone, I still receive a lot of spam. Spam, spam, spam and then some more spam. Trying new things on [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:49+00:00 26 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Hack, Internet|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

The DIY Filmmaker’s Toolkit

Here is a great visual guide for the cash-strapped filmmaker who has the ambitious vision but lacks a Hollywood budget. A handy guide to do-it-yourself production equipment and tools! From the sources: microfilmmaker.com - imdb.com - thenumbers.com - cheesycam.com - closetfilms.com - epicsound.com - nofilmschool.com - filmanchor.com   Infographic by: Wistia

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:05+00:00 23 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Film, Film Production|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Dreaming of a Film Career

Have you ever wondered where to begin you film career? What the different departments do? And where you fit in? Well independent graphic designer Boris Benko, has designed ( for SBG magazine, B&H Pro Video & Audio ) a great infographic to get you started. A bigger version is available over at Visual.ly through this link - Film Careers – Where to Begin infographic. [ by borisbenko. ]

By | 2013-02-20T18:43:16+00:00 16 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Short List of Movie Resources

My big collection of movie resources, can be a bit heavy to jump right into, so I’ve also created a Short List (of Movie Resources) to get you started.   Where to find movie Information: IMDb Everyone has heard of it, The Internet Movie Data Base is probably the largest, best resource for all things film and television. They include movies, actor bios, user reviews, trivia and [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:08+00:00 14 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Entertainment, Film, Film Production|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Infographic Saturday

I'm a big fan of well made infographics and if you're searching the internet, you'll find plenty of them. To show my appreciation, I've decided to start a new series, called Infographic Saturday. Research shows that Saturday is the best day for social media engagement, hence the name. So to start it all, I'd like to share this Social Media Infographic, that I [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:11+00:00 9 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Internet, Social Media|Tags: , |0 Comments