Five Things I Learned About Principal Photography OK, so the moment arrives when you are ready to actually shoot your film. That time is called Principal Photography. When you have your cast and crew and locations and script all come together for THE RIDE (apologies David Allan Coe). We knew we would be working long[…]
Five Things I Learned About Pre-Production For An Independent Feature Film Pre-production encompasses all the stuff that needs to be done, once you have a completed script, to prepare for principal photography (the actual filming of the movie). I covered casting in an earlier blog post, so this covers five things I learned from all[…]
Five Things I Learned About Screenwriting In my last blog post, I started a series about what I have learned about filmmaking since entering the field about three years ago, starting with casting. But before that, there was this little thing called â€śwriting a screenplayâ€ť. Although I have done quite a bit of writing in[…]
Five things I learned about Casting an independent film Being a first-time feature filmmaker with Liberty Mean, working with experienced filmmakers was crucial to success. Surrounded by film professionals who had done this many times made the experience very enjoyable and a terrific learning experience. In a series of blog posts, I am sharing the[…]
Aditi Molly Bhanja talks a bit about her first feature, filming in her hometown,Â and her fellow cast members.
Once the hero in The Princess Bride is brought back from being â€śmostly deadâ€ť by the character played by Billy Crystal, and is sent off to continue his quest against all odds, Crystalâ€™s character exclaims â€śHave fun stormin da castle!â€ť In addition to being a great line, it is emblematic of so much in life.[…]
Chris Wolfe tackles Ohio, his role as Rick, his time on set, his musical skills, his fellow cast and crew, and anything else that comes to mind. We’re still laughing. Check out Chris’ IMDB
I’ve read about people who start second careers quite different from the one in which they worked their entire life. I never thought I would be one of those. I really enjoyed my career in Human Resourcesâ€¦ loved the diversity of work and people, and had a great time as Vice President of HR for[…]