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An actor on the set during filming

What Do Actors Want From Directors?

Being a filmmaker can pull you in a lot of different directions, behind the camera, in front of the camera, and in the business office. It’s important to be a good communicator, delegator, and...

Working as 1st AD (Assistant Director) is Film Connection graduate Shaylah Conley (in green) and the crew of short film “Sweet Lemonade”

How to Network in the Film Industry?

Finding a foothold in the film industry, or many other creative fields, can oftentimes come down to who you know rather than what you know. This can make things pretty frustrating if you’re looking...

Documentary film crew on location

What To Know When Filming a Documentary

Making a narrative film is difficult. Securing funding, hiring a cast and crew, getting all of the equipment you’ll need, and so on but at least you have an idea about where the story...

An example of a storyboard

What is a Storyboard?

Filmmakers use storyboards to provide a visual representation of a screenplay, plan a shooting schedule, or present their ideas to producers and other decision-makers. They are a great communication tool that enables the director...