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Why movie ticket startup Choovie is choosing equity crowdfunding in its bid to fill Australia’s empty cinemas

Cinema ticket-pricing startup Choovie is targeting $700,000 in a equity crowdfunding raise, as co-founder Sonya Stephen embarks on a mission to “put …

Startups

Equity crowdfunding has finally passed in Australia: FinTech Australia, Equitise and Pozible say retail investors should get ready

Equity crowdfunding legislation has finally been given the tick of approval by the federal Parliament, after more than two years of industry …

Crowd Funding

How to Pull Off Fake Sunlight Indoors on a Budget

With these techniques, you can take daylight without you almost anywhere.<p>Lighting a scene always comes with its own unique set of challenges, but one …

Dragon Ball

No Distributor? No Problem: How You Can Maximize Your Release via Self-Distribution

Having your film picked up for distribution is never easy. Why not do it yourself?<p>“Self-distribution is an important conversation to be having, …

Film Festivals

Here's How Two Filmmakers Made a Wildly Independent Western Comedy Shot on 16mm

Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn bring their trademark style and humor to the 'Western travel movie' genre with 'Two Plains & a Fancy.'A 19th century …

Filmmaking

At What Age Do Directors Typically Make Their First Feature Film?

Age ain't nothing but a number, right? Then why is your creative clock ticking more ferociously the older you get?Alright, gang. It's time to talk …

Demographics

25 Basic Camera Terms All Beginner Filmmakers Should Know

If you want to use a camera, you're gonna want to know this terminology.Filmmaking might be a creative art form, but it's also incredibly technical, …

Cinematography

Histograms: Helpful Exposure Tool, or Should You Avoid Them Like the Plague?

A few months back, we shared some tips on how filmmakers can use histograms to properly expose their images. Despite the fact that histograms can be …

What's the Difference Between F-Stops and T-Stops (And Why Does It Matter)?

If you've never bothered to learn about the difference between f-stops and t-stops, now might be the time.<p>Most filmmakers and photographers are …

Cinematography

Elephant Guides Rescuer To New Baby So She Can Sing Her A Lullaby

She even used her trunk to show her the way 😍<p>Some people say music is the universal language — and this elephant certainly seems to think so.<p>Earlier …

Cop Dumps 10 Orphaned Ducklings Into A Pond — Then Something Amazing Happens

"It was the most precious kind of thing I've ever witnessed."<p>Chances of survival are sadly slim for little ducklings forced to fend for themselves, …

3 Stress Killers That You Should Bring with You on Set

Working on a set is like being inside a pressure cooker. Here are some things that will help you release some of that steam.Set life is absolutely …

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

Cuts 101: Here Are 9 of the Most Essential Transitions in Editing

Want to take your editing game to the next level? Then you'll definitely need to know about these important transitions.One of the first edits you'll …

3 Types of Cinematic Movement That Will Make Your Film More Dynamic

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Traveling with Batteries? Don't Fly Without Knowing the TSA Restrictions First

Not being knowledgeable about the TSA's rules on flying with batteries could lead to some real trouble.Look at you, you little travelin' filmmaker, …

Here's how an engineer, an entertainer and an evangelist helped make LA what is it today

<i>William Mulholland, who brought water to Los Angeles from Owens Valley, standing in an open automobile in front of American flags.; Credit:</i> …

Here's What You Need to Know About Becoming a Successful Assistant Director

Safety and sanity are mandatory job requirements for the determined Assistant Director.The First AD (or 1st Assistant Director) wears many hats. …

Newsletter

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?<p>George Musser is a …

Physics

'Never Ask for Permission': Alexander Payne’s Seven-Step Filmmaking Crash Course

Alexander Payne stopped by Tribeca to reveal the highs (and lows) of running a film set. <i>Election</i>, <i>About Schmidt</i>, <i>Sideways</i>, <i>The Descendants</i>, …

Budget 2018: Government injects $140 million to lure Hollywood filmmakers

The federal budget will contain a tax break sweetener to lure more Hollywood filmmakers to Australia.

Reckless dolphin totally body-slams unsuspecting paddleboarder

You never realize just how large dolphins are till one of them body-slams you.<p>Andrew Hill, an Australian paddleboarder, came face-to-face (er, …

Martin Scorsese Wants to Teach You How to Direct

The Oscar winner speaks about his foray into virtual mentoring and the masters who taught him—including Cassavetes and Kurosawa.<p>Calling <b>Martin Scorsese</b> a “talker” is sort of like summing up <i>Goodfellas</i> as “a mob movie”: it’s accurate, sure, but doesn’t quite convey the totality of the experience. It …

CLIP: Van Jones on safe spaces on college campuses

17 Jokes You'll Only Get If You Like Being Alone

"Why would anyone go big when they could go home?"

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

'I'm Still Full of Stories.' Werner Herzog Reflects on 50 Years of Filmmaking

After a recent Hong Kong screening of Werner Herzog’s 2016 Netflix movie <i>Into the Inferno</i>, fans and aspiring filmmakers snaked up the auditorium’s …

Cambridge University

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Tony Awards