Take a deeper dive into a variety of filmmaking, writing, and editing topics. Here you'll find news, how-tos, tips, tricks, advice, and maybe a few good stories.

What a Producer Does, or ‘How to Herd Cats’

How To, Production

One of the film industry's greatest mysteries: what the heck is a producer?

How to Make a Demo Reel

How To, Production, Video

People ask me all the time about that one little super-important thing that every production or post-production person should have, […]

10 Tips for Pulling a Film Crew Together

How To, Production, Video

So you want to be an independent filmmaker, but don’t yet have a film made. To do so, you need to find a production crew. This […]

Creative Brain

15 Tricks to Getting More Creative

How To, Video

In today’s world, if you’re not at least a little bit creative, pretty soon a robot will be doing your job. But coming up […]

15 Things Every Business Person Can Learn from Film Production


Film production is glamorous, easy and fun, filled with beautiful people and constant explosions, right? But you’ve got a […]

10 Ways to Shorten Your Writing

How To, Writing

Whether you’re writing your next script or your long-awaited manuscript, you’ll always run into the need to “pare it […]