Filmmaking: Where do You Fit In?

There are hundreds, sometimes thousands, of jobs associated with filmmaking. In this interactive chart, you can view the hierarchy of diverse roles on set, from pre-production to post-production, to help you identify what career suits you best. Consider for a moment the last feature film you saw in the theater or on Netflix, did you dutifully sit through the entire [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:09:59+00:0030 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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+00:0023 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Epic POV action music video

Buzzing all over the internett right now! Here is a pretty epic POV action music video, shot with a GoPro. The Biting Elbows video (titled Bad Motherfucker) comes to us from Russia and takes us to a ride in first person (view). The context of film includes a corrupt businessman, criminals and a man trying to escape. The Insane Office [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:01+00:0019 March 2013|Categories: Film, Film Production, Music|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+00:0016 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+00:0010 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+00:009 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+00:002 March 2013|Categories: DIY, Film, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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+00:0023 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Film, Film Production|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Cliche RC Car Chase

It's not the first miniature car chase to leave us desperately missing our RC toys of yesteryear. But this one perfectly captures the feeling of your stereotypical Hollywood blockbuster car chase — complete with tiny sidewalk cafes for the cars to smash through. An RC Car chase made entirely out of cardboard, hot glue, and spray paint.

By |2016-10-13T07:10:05+00:0022 February 2013|Categories: Entertainment, 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+00:0016 February 2013|Categories: DIY, Education, Film Production, Infographic|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments