Smartphone filmmaking gear is getting very smart. As a filmmaker, you'll know the very best piece of kit you have is you. Your mind, your decision making and your love of [...]
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Martin Scorsese’s filmmaking advice for beginners Without a doubt, if you asked a room full of filmmakers who their biggest influence is. The name Martin Scorsese would crop up a [...]
Advice to actors from the legend, Tom Hanks Who doesn’t love Tom Hanks? I know everyone here at GetFilming does. Whether it’s watching one of his many huge hits like [...]
Feast your eyes on these quick filmmaking tips We've all been there, on set, with a thousand problems and no answers. As a filmmaker, every tip should be greatly received [...]
The mysterious role of the script consultant... Recently, we had the pleasure of chatting to Phil Clarke about everything from the movies he has worked on to how he would [...]
The Best Short Films screened at ESFF Launched in 2011, by a group of film-makers, the Edinburgh Short Film Festival has screened 323 short films in 5 years. Creating an [...]
Hey you! Things every filmmaker should do right now, even you. You’ve finished your film, so now the hard work is over, right? Wrong! Now it’s time to get promoting [...]
Shot/Reverse shot filmmaking with the Coen brothers There's no denying that the Coen brothers are unique in the film industry and have created their own style. They are known as filmmaking [...]
How do start creating character names such as Cersei and Daenerys? Creating character names is hard, there’s no easy to answer to this question. George RR Martin has a library of ‘what to name [...]
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival As you may be aware, we are on a mission to #supportindiefilm. We are all filmmakers here at GetFilming, we love creating, learning and watching. This [...]