7 Low Budget Film Making Tips To Help You Make Your First No Budget Film
So what exactly is a film? Well a film or movie is again a story told with moving images, hence the term motion picture applies to films. This is achieved by capturing photographic images with cameras. Most of us would have used a camera to capture images in our daily life. It’s the same thing. The only difference is in a film the images are captured in sequence. Like a horse galloping captured in a series of photographs to show the full movement. This experiment was done by Eadweard Muybridge in 1877, the first ever motion picture.
When it comes to the Film Industry, you probably ALREADY KNOW that it is “About who you know, not what you know.” Provided that you have basic common sense and you absorb anything that is taught to you, then you can make it in the industry. Obviously, each department on a phim quảng cáo will require you to have different skills: For example, a make up artist is highly unlikely to have the skills required to work in the Camera Department.
I have a friend who produced a film about her high school experience 10 years ago, and this summer it will be distributed. She developed a website, sold things from her film promotion stock, and made a very good fan base for herself before the film was even edited. Her fan base, through the purchase of T-shirts and other promotional items, paid for various things throughout production of the film. She managed to get it made and now her film has been picked up for distribution 10 years later.
When you use money from family, friends, your own money or film investors cash there is a much stronger sense to get the movie done in my opinion. No filmmaker wants to face family, friends or film investors and say they couldn’t finish the movie. Friends and family are always forgiving in the end, but you’ll still feel an emotional letdown if you can’t deliver a finished movie like you told them you would.
The advantages of shooting in a country like South Africa you can cut your expenses down by a whopping third of your usual costs including the air fare and accommodation expenses.
Quality interviews. Great interviews don’t just happen and great planning will make a good interview better. The key is an in-depth pre interview. The director and producer should know what points will be covered before the camera is turned on. A pre interview lets you know what the subject will say and how well they will say it.
Audio quality. The visuals may be stunning but if the audio is garbled it not only creates a bad impression, but also threatens the success of the video. If a production company tells you that the camera microphone is adequate, find another production company. If they tell you an audio engineer is unnecessary, find another production company.
In Houston, there are several movies that are set in and also have been filmed in the Houston area. For example, Apollo13, The Right Stuff, Arlington Road, and Terms of Endearment.