Events: BAFTA Crew

Posted Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

  BAFTA will be running their ‘BAFTA Crew’ scheme for the fourth year soon, and have opened applications for entrants. Its an initiative we are quite fond of and one we feel falls in line with Shooting People’s values, recognising that films are not made by a single person, but as part of a collaborative process of many talented, often under appreciated, individuals. BAFTA Crew aims to connect emergent “below the line” talent with experienced industry professionals across all of film’s

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Condition One – a new way of looking

Posted Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

I was very impressed with Danfung Dennis’ fluid and perceptive camera work in Hell and Back Again – if you see the film it is hard to believe that he was shooting solo in Afghanistan on an overheating Canon 5D with limited memory cards that he had to keep switching out (often in the heat of battle). When I heard he was working on a new media technology project I knew we would be in for something very, very cool.

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Zero Budget Filmmaking

Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Shooters, Excuse the cross-posting with the Festivals blog, but we didn’t wany any of you to miss out on this – Mullighan recently presented a panel at the London Short Film Festival, entitled ‘Luck = Preparedness + Opportunity’. With him were the delightful filmmakers (and Shooters), Ben Slotover and Eva Weber. If you weren’t lucky enough to make it down to the Curzon for the event, no fear! Ben has kindly made his notes from the panel available to you

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NEW BREED – A new addition to Workbook Project

Posted Friday, January 9th, 2009

The incredibly useful Workbook Project recently added another weapon to its creative arsenal. NEW BREED consists of first person accounts of the filmmaking process – you can read through all the posts or go straight to the filmmakers or projects that you’re particularly interested in. The site outlines some NEW BREED goals for 2009: With the dawn of 2009 comes some new additions to the site. NEW BREED: CRITICAL FOCUS will introduce a new series of interviews, special topics addressed

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Submissions open for the first Global Mobile Film Festival

Posted Monday, October 27th, 2008

The GSMA, the global trade group for the mobile industry, and Mofilm, a pioneer of short films for mobile and on-line distribution has announced the first Global Mobile Film Festival with a call for films to international filmmakers. The Global Mobile Festival follows the success of the GSMA’s previous collaborations with the Sundance Film Festival to create the Global Short Film Project. The GSMA and Mofilm are seeking films up to five minutes in length, made both using traditional filmmaking

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A Thousand Phoenix Rising: Ted Hope on the New Truly Free Filmmaking Culture

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2008

Super producer and super nice guy Ted Hope gave a keynote address at Film Independent’s Filmmaker Forum in Los Angeles over the weekend. If you need to gird your loins for the challenges and opportunities ahead you should read it because you, dear readers, are the TRULY FREE FILMMAKERS he is talking about, or at least you can be. A THOUSAND PHOENIX RISING How The New Truly Free Filmmaking Community Will Rise From Indie’s Ashes I can’t talk about the

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Film Independent’s Filmmaker Forum, September 26-28, Los Angeles

Posted Thursday, September 11th, 2008

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Power To The Pixel – October 22-23 in London

Posted Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Another great event for future-minded Shooters. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS THIS FRIDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER! Register now to save 25% off the full ticket price.We’re bringing together pioneering visionaries, filmmakers and entrepreneurs who are changing the way that independent films are financed, created and reach audiences. This year’s speakers who will be participating at both the Conference and the Workshop Sessions include: YOMI AYENI, Creative Director, Expanding Universe ARIN CRUMLEY, Award-winning Filmmaker ADAM ERLEBACHER, Co-Founder, PlaceVine JAMIE KING, Filmmaker and Digital

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Independent Filmmaker Conference in NYC

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2008

The Independent Filmmaker Conference takes place during Independent Film Week in NYC September 14-19. The Conference covers lots of great areas: Making Your First Feature, Filmmaking 2.0, The Global Marketplace, Alternative Distribution, The Truth about Non-Fiction, Film and Philanthropy. Click here for full schedule. You can also hear conversations with Kevin Smith, Robert Greenwald (Brave New Films) and Rick Allen (SnagFilms).

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HD EXPO Comes to NYC in September

Posted Monday, August 18th, 2008

HD EXPO is coming to NYC (September 22-25) after seven successful years establishing itself as the premier trade show, education, and community event for the content creation industry. Registration for the EXPO is FREE in advance and includes all panels, exhibit hall and Intensive Workshops which sounds like a very good deal to us indeed! Workshops include Sony, Panasonic and Adobe equipment and software and there will be panels on subjects like The Art of Editing in the 21st Century:

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