Karyn Ben Singer

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How to Maximize Production Value on a Minuscule Budget

It's easy to become despondent when approaching (or thinking about approaching) the uphill battle that is making a film. And although it <i>is</i> one of the …

10 Part Series: How To Create A Cinematic Look On A Small Budget

The Power Of X<p>A simple yet powerful lighting technique anyone can master in under a minute.<p>Yes! Send Me My Free Video<p>About 60% of any visual story …

Here’s How to Light Your Film Using an IKEA Trash Can

Here's How to Light Your Film Using an IKEA Trash Can<p>Talk about no-budget filmmaking! In this handy video tutorial, David F. Sandberg shows how he …

Filmmaking

The 5 People Filmmakers Need for a Tiny Skeleton Crew

<i>L.A.-based filmmaker Noam Kroll is currently working on his second feature. He keeps a production blog at his website</i> <i>NoamKroll.com</i><i>. He wrote this</i> …

Filmmaking

Here Are Some Photos A Robot Decided I Should Remember

We've all heard the arguments that our lives have become irrevocably mediated by screens and camera phones — that the more we document and publish moments, the less we actually live them. So when Elise Hu over at All Tech Considered got a Narrative Clip in the mail, I was curious.<p>This discreet, …

Jon Stewart’s 5 Tips for First-Time Filmmakers

Jon Stewart's 5 Tips for First-Time Filmmakers<p>Although he has decades of production experience, Jon Stewart came to the 2014 Toronto International …

Filmmaking

5 Tips On Making A Short Film as Powerful as a Feature

Arguably, features and shorts are different creatures entirely–the feature being a longer, often more complex journey and the short being an anecdote …

Filmmaking

Cannes: Why David Cronenberg Doesn’t Give a F*ck What Everyone Thinks

Cannes: Why David Cronenberg Doesn't Give a F*ck What Everyone Thinks<p>David Cronenberg is back at the Cannes Film Festival with “Maps to the Stars,” …

Silicon Valley

The 11 Indies to Watch on VOD This October

<b>1. “Automata”</b> Oct 10 <br>Antonio Banderas plays a investigator of accidents in “Automata,” a thriller that looks at a point in time — 40 years from now — …

Game of Thrones

Listen to Quentin Tarantino’s Plans for the New Beverly Theater

Listen to Quentin Tarantino's Plans for the New Beverly Theater<p>In a recent interview with KCRW, Quentin Tarantino discussed his takeover of the New …

Quentin Tarantino

Best Indie Movies of 2014 So Far: Nearly 100 Top-Rated 2014 Releases

<i>Throughout 2014, members of Indiewire’s Criticwire Network — comprised of nearly 500 critics from around the world — have been adding their grades</i> …

Sundance

Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s Why Camera Choice Matters

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's Why Camera Choice Matters<p>Many cinematographers feel that the camera they shoot on is the least important element when …

Cinematography

10 Female Directors Who Deserve More Attention From Hollywood

So who, among the roughly 6% of directors who are women (the figure put forth in this widely reported 2014 survey), should work more? Short answer …

Breast Cancer

How to Make a Monster: Tips for Creating DIY Special Effects

Making a monster is no walk in the park. In fact, Making an army of monsters that brutally kill a town of people in a no-budget creature feature is …

Ghostbusters

Jimmy Kimmel named “most dangerous celebrity” by online security company

Look, we’re sure you’re all responsible adults who wash your hands and wear your seatbelts and make sure your chicken is cooked to a safe temperature …

Jerry Seinfeld says Portlandia is one of the best comedies of all time

Jerry Seinfeld is no stranger to comedy, without which his show would just be scenes of cars getting coffee. (Funny, but not <i>funny</i> <i>ha-ha</i>.) In addition …