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Thursday, 27 July 2017

Common Mistakes Directors Make When Adapting a Book into a Movie

News that a certain beloved book is being adapted into a movie or even worse, a blockbuster, is concomitantly met with both joy and dismay by the same category of people - the fans.

7-Jun-2017  •  Zoe Baker

Clint Eastwood Gives the Cinema Masterclass at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

The Master Class is an annual festival fixture in which a respected film practitioner is invited to talk about their approach and their body of work. Watch Clint Eastwood give the 2017 edition.

22-May-2017  •  Benjamin Craig

How to Film Safely at Height

Leila Jones looks at the regulations and best practice approaches to keeping your crew (and yourself) safe when filming at heights.

16-May-2017  •  Leila Jones

Behind the Scenes With the New RED Weapon 8K Camera on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Go behind the scenes with Guardians' Director James Gunn and Director of Photography Henry Braham, BSC as they discuss their vision for the movie and the experience they wanted to give viewers.

8-May-2017  •  Benjamin Craig

The Economist Thinks We've Reached 'Peak Indie'

Anyone working in the indie scene over the past few years will have noted the paradox that now exists between the exponential increase in the availability of new distribution platforms and the ever-increasing difficulty for indie films to recoup their budgets.

3-Mar-2017  •  Benjamin Craig

Pixar in a Box - Free 9 Part Course in Storytelling

Khan Academy has teamed up with the master storysmiths at Pixar to provide a video course in the art of storytelling. And if that wasn't cool enough, the whole course is available for free.

16-Feb-2017  •  Benjamin Craig

Financing Your Short Film - Three Ways to Bypass Industry Gatekeepers

Thomas Verdi from The Film Fund looks at the realities of trying to crowd-fund a short film and discusses some alternative ideas.

6-Feb-2017  •  Thomas Verdi


In the film bookstore this month...

Sundance - A Festival Virgin's Guide (3rd Edition)

By Benjamin Craig

The ultimate guide to attending the Sundance Film Festival, for filmmakers, film industry professionals, and film fans.

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Events Diary

Upcoming festivals and events for filmmakers from around the world.
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1-Sep-2017. London, United Kingdom
28-Sep-2017. Zurich, Switzerland
Global Event
27-Oct-2017. Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1-Nov-2017. Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto, Portugal
22-Feb-2018. Boulder, Colorado, United States