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Our filmmaker resources cover other sites we recommend, best financing books, top tips from other film producers, various ways to learn filmmaking and more.

Filmmaking Tips Use a Gimbal

Filmmaking Tips Use a Gimbal

Our Filmmaking Tips Use a Gimbal will level up your film production by showcasing truly professional shots and we are going to show you just how to use a Gimbal to stabilize your footage, whether you are filming with a GoPro or iPhone. Gimbals are stabilizing devices that enable you to get a smooth shot, even while the camera is moving.

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Best iPhone Camera Lens

Best iPhone Camera Lens

Using the best iPhone camera lens turns your smartphone into your secret weapon when making a low or no budget film. It will keep you plugged in with your cast and crew, provide you with the internet in your pocket, and can store documents such as scripts, call sheets, budgets, and production books.

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Filmmaker Smartphone Audio Recording Devices

Filmmaker Smartphone Audio Recording Devices

It is important to get a great filmmaker smartphone audio recording device as an accessory for your iPhone when using it in the place of a traditional camera. These devicesw will help you eliminate background noise and focus your audio on the dialogue of your characters.

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Find Free Actors for Independent Film

Find Free Actors for Independent Film

When you set out to make a low budget movie, one of the things you want to accomplish is to find free actors for independent film. Choose from Cazt, SAG-AFTRA, online auditions, use different websites and other creative ideas.

Find all the best movie talent here: Find Free Actors for Independent Film

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Best Independent Film Websites

Here are FilmProposals top picks for the best Film Websites to help you find independent movie investors, learn to produce movies, find film funding, hire attorneys and more.

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Film Financing Tips from Filmmakers

Our New Movie Trailer showcase, lets you learn film making tips from those who have done it. In order to post their trailers, they must offer you a financing tip. These worldwide filmmakers want you to learn from their success and support their movies. Get tips from experienced filmmakers at: New Movie Trailer Showcase

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Business Plan Books for Film

Film Proposals top picks for Business Plan Books for Film Funding and Financing, Low Budget, Business Plans and Budgets, written by leading experts. We have read hundreds of film funding books and recommend the following as some of the most helpful books on the market today. Read more: Business Plan Books for Film

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Watch Documentaries Online

Check out our Documentary Showcase, where you can watch documentaries online or show off your documentary short or trailer. Our Documentary Showcase is created by worldwide Film Makers who want you to watch documentaries online.

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Online Film School

Online Film School is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to learn the basics of film making. As a film maker, you have numerous education options: four-year accredited film programs, two-year film specialty schools, short film courses and seminars in your area, website film schools, dvd and downloadable film courses, internet sites, such as FilmProposals, and books. Kickstart your producing career at home with an Online Film School

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Movie Investor Toolkit

Speed through the learning curve and fast-track your way to film financing. Download our tools immediately to help you ace your business plan, easily crunch your numbers, find and pitch film investors and fund your film.

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Film Investor Guide

Are you really ready for film investors? You must demonstrate you take film investors seriously before investors will be serious about you. Learn the key steps you need to prepare for, attract, find and secure investors.

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