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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 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

Personal Film Projects Require Sacrifice, But the Results Speak for Themselves

This is an interview with Levi Allen VanderKwaak, an adventure filmmaker based in British Columbia. His recent short documentary Untethered has been seen hundreds of thousand of times, thanks in part to its jaw-dropping subject matter, and thanks in part to the fact that it is extremely well-crafted and was selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick.

Personal Film Projects Require Sacrifice, But the Results Speak for Themselves

Authenticity in Filmmaking: The Incredible Power of Casting Non-Actors

Professional actors can often propel your stories to new heights. However, when you’re hunting for authenticity, sometimes you just can’t beat the real thing.

Authenticity in Filmmaking: The Incredible Power of Casting Non-Actors