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Featured Chat: FilmdeviantFilms is proud to announce our first Featured Chat.Featured Chat: Film by deviantFilms
Our chat room http://chat.deviantart.com/chat/deviantFilms will be hosting some Daily Deviation winning filmmakers. Come along and ask them how they shot their films, what their plans are or pretty much anything film related.
Confirmed so far are in-art-we-trust and woobiee. We have a couple of other deviants who are unconfirmed at present. Is there anybody you guys would like to see in the chat? If you are a DD winning filmmaker and interested in getting involved, send a note to deviantFilms.
Date: Sunday 2nd March
Time: 10pm GMT 2pm PST 5pm EST (go here http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc to find out your time)
We look forward to seeing you there.
Top Five Film-Making TipsThe following are pretty basic tips that I have picked up along the way. Some of these tips can be bent to fit your vision, but it is always a good idea to know and master the basics before you stray away from them. They are a top five, but in no particular order.Top Five Film-Making Tips by Cinestress
1.) Opening credits are a bad idea with a short film. This is because your audience may get bored if the opening sequence is just as long or longer than the film itself. If you must show credits for a short film, they should be at the end. Just the title is sufficient enough at the beginning, and sometimes one or two of the main actors.
2.) The tripod is your friend. Your stop-motion will appear much more smooth with a tripod and if it is live action, your audience will be less likely to want to stab the cameraman. Of course, for certain aesthetic purposes and ease, a tripod is not necessary, but more often than not, keeping the camera st