Conversations with Filmmakers #6 – Festivals

Posted on June 19, 2015

In the final part of Conversations with Filmmakers We finally move onto something we know a wee bit about... Festivals. Our rxperts gives you the lowdown on preparing for entering your film into festivals, whilst our festival director gives a few tips from a festival organiser's point of view on some do's and dont's of applying!

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Conversations with Filmmakers #5 – Post-Production

Posted on June 14, 2015

In part 5 of Conversations with Filmmakers The shoot maybe over but you're only half way to finishing your film. You may be exahusted but now is the time to really focus. The next step of your film will be the making or breaking of it.

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Conversations with Filmmakers #4 – The Shoot

Posted on June 9, 2015

In part 4 of Conversations with Filmmakers we're finally dealing with the shoot itself, and it's all down to preparation.

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Conversations with Filmmakers #3 – Actors & Rehearsing

Posted on June 1, 2015

In part 3 of Conversations with Filmmakers we touch upon the need for Actors and rehearsing

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Conversations with Filmmakers #2 – Crew & Budget

Posted on May 24, 2015

In part 2 ofConversations with Filmmakers our filmmakers talk you through the process of getting the right crew together and wrangling a budget for your production.

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Conversations with Filmmakers #1 – From Idea to Script

Posted on May 16, 2015

CineFringe is proud to present a 6 part mini-doc series on the process of getting your short film made from idea right the way through to festivals. Each episode is a 5-10 minute mini-guide to a different stage of the filmmaking process and we'll be posting it for budding filmmakers everywhere over the next few weeks. So sit back relax and enjoy part 1 of Conversations with Filmmakers

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Filmmaker’s Diary #6 – by writer/director James Sampson

Posted on November 20, 2013

Bristol based Writer and Director James Sampson gives us his continued diary in production of his latest short. Conversations With Strangers has gone through the mill a little since our last filmmaking blog a few months back now, which is great for the blog, perhaps harder for the filmmaker!

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Filmmaker’s Diary #5 – by writer/director James Sampson

Posted on July 5, 2013

We are stoked to bring to you the fifth part of our ongoing production blog from Bristol director James Sampson! Below we can finally see James’ ‘virus’ of an idea truly come alive, through festival recognition for the script, to the launch of the crowd funding campaign, to the shoot itself! If you can help with getting this great-looking project finished, there’s still a couple of weeks of Conversations With Strangers‘ indiegogo campaign to go. To catch up with the previous blog, click right here!

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Filmmaker’s Diary #4 – by writer/director James Sampson

Posted on April 26, 2013

Part Four of our blog series following a short film project from concept to screen is here! All the fun parts of development and pre-production are over, and Conversations With Strangers director James Sampson is getting a bit of a thumping from the real world. As usual we've provided a link to anything all you other DIY filmmakers might be interested in.

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Filmmaker’s Diary #3 – by writer/director James Sampson

Posted on March 24, 2013

Part Three of our blog series sees Bristol filmmaker James Sampson emerge from the dark cave of development into the harsh glare of pre-production, as the bigger wheels start turning on his new short Conversations With Strangers. James’ skill with a metaphor knows no bounds – this time, it’s badminton.

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