Category: Learning 101

What do Movie Production Companies do?

Usually operating under the umbrella of a major studio like 20th Century Fox, either as a sister company, subsidiary, or division, production companies are responsible for getting movies made. Production houses are tasked with...

Here’s how to write a movie.

Writing for movies is a specialized skill—it differs greatly from “normal” writing (i.e. writing a novel). Books and movies both start with a story idea. From there, the process of writing a movie is...

Learn to Direct

If you want to learn to direct films, you need to understand that much of what it takes to be a director cannot be taught. A director needs to be a creative visionary—they need...

How to be a Film Director

If you want to be a film director, here’s some great advice: “Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister...