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An Inside Look at the World's Best Filmmaking Newsletter

Every Sunday morning, we send out our weekly filmmaking newsletter. We're reasonably sure it's the best in the world. Maybe even the best in the known universe. But we'll let you be the judge of that.

An Inside Look at the World's Best Filmmaking Newsletter

How This 17 Year-Old Director Made His Heartbreaking Short Film

This is an interview with Guido Coppis, a 17 year-old filmmaker from the Netherlands. His recent short film Iron Flows Through My Veins — a heartbreaking study of a son's relationship with his mother in the most dire of situations — is not only an impressive achievement for such a young filmmaker, but it's also a great case study for low-budget filmmakers looking to make tiny budgets go further.

How This 17 Year-Old Director Made His Heartbreaking Short Film

How an Animated Short Film Comes to Life

Over the past two years, we wrote, directed, produced, illustrated, animated, sound designed, and scored our short film, Death Loves Life. Here, we hope to give you a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to create an animated film — from scripting to scoring.

How an Animated Short Film Comes to Life

A Simple Editing Trick to Inject Drama Into Your Films

Film editing is, by its very nature, a study in manipulation. On a surface level, we manipulate the order of events unfolding on screen. We have the ability to choose what a character says or doesn't say simply by including or excluding certain pieces of media from our timelines.

A Simple Editing Trick to Inject Drama Into Your Films