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How to Write a Crowdfunding Pitch for Your Film
December 14, 2023 | How To's

How to Write a Crowdfunding Pitch for Your Film

Crowdfunding a film is vital as it provides a platform for filmmakers to secure financial support from a diverse audience, helping to bring unique and independent projects to fruition that…

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Mastering the 7 Stages of Film Production
December 12, 2023 | How To's

Mastering the 7 Stages of Film Production

The stages of film production involve a meticulous progression, starting with pre-production tasks such as script selection, casting, and securing resources. Transitioning into the production phase, the focus shifts to…

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Film Producing: How to Cast the Right Actors in Your Film
October 20, 2023 | How To's

Film Producing: How to Cast the Right Actors in Your Film

Being a producer can have its ups and downs–after all, producers play a part in every creative, technical, and financial aspect of a film or television show. Often, they help…

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Creative TV & Movie Adaptations Featuring NYFA Alum, Faculty, and Rising Stars
July 14, 2023 | Alumni

Creative TV & Movie Adaptations Featuring NYFA Alum, Faculty, and Rising Stars

Remember back in the 1990s when Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, and Reese Witherspoon starred in an adaptation of Pierre Coderlos de Laclos’ seminal French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous…

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The Role of the Intimacy Coordinator
January 29, 2023 | Filmmaking

The Role of the Intimacy Coordinator

Acting is a challenging profession. Amidst competing for roles, long rehearsal hours, and intensive dance routines, you might be surprised by what you see in the script once you finally…

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How to Network in the Film Production World
May 25, 2018 | How To's

How to Network in the Film Production World

In reference to leaving his day job and surrounding himself with other filmmakers to perfect his craft, the great Tarantino once said, “if you run the hundred-yard dash with people…

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8 Tips for Getting 1K Instagram Followers in One Month
March 30, 2018 | How To's

8 Tips for Getting 1K Instagram Followers in One Month

From ambitious models and actors to small businesses across the globe, everyone is discovering Instagram’s tremendous usefulness in today’s competitive world. The popular social media platform boasts millions of active…

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How to Pitch a Movie Idea
August 25, 2017 | How To's

How to Pitch a Movie Idea

Generating compelling movie ideas combines inspiration, observation, and imagination. It often starts by observing the world around you, exploring intriguing themes, or delving into personal experiences. Engaging with diverse genres,…

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How to Produce a Super Soundtrack for Your Low-Budget Film
June 2, 2017 | How To's

How to Produce a Super Soundtrack for Your Low-Budget Film

The soundtrack sets the tone of your film, and connects with your viewers on an emotional, if often unconscious, level. But if getting the rights to use a hit song…

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