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Independent Film Theatrical Release

Independent Film Theatrical Release

We've been spending a lot of time fielding student questions about independent film distribution lately. It's probably not a surprise to find out that a lot of independent filmmakers want to see their films on the big screen. Theatrical release is seen as a sign of...

Music Video Deconstruction

Music Video Deconstruction

Every now and again we deconstruct films, short and documentaries with our students. Today we’re going to deconstruct a widely popular Bjork YouTube video. The purpose of deconstructing films and music videos helps you identify three incredibly important things. 1. It...

Independent Film Production & Distrubution Interview

Independent Film Production & Distrubution Interview

Lights Film School recently had the privilege of sitting down with David Prior who has written, directed and produced many feature films made with a budget range of $50K to 1 Million. David's extensive experience and independent mind have allowed him to carve out a...

Free Music For Filmmakers

Free Music For Filmmakers

If you’re a filmmaker then you’ve undoubtedly had the experience of looking for music to use in your feature films, documentaries and short films. Unfortunately this is often an issue of compromise for filmmakers who lack the budgets to license music from record...

Best Video Camera Under $1000

Best Video Camera Under $1000

Independent filmmakers are often uncertain when they enter the market for a new camcorder. They become more skeptical when looking for a camcorder for under $1000 becuase gimmicky camcorder options like "100X zoom" or "film look" clog the marketplace. However, you can...

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