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UK Film Grants: United Kingdom Film Funding

UK Film Grants: United Kingdom Film Funding

If you live in the UK, you’re lucky. The British Government is incredibly supportive of their film and television industry. There are many sources available to help you finance your films, documentaries, shorts and creative videos in the United Kingdom. The list...

Canada Film Grants and Funding Sources

Canada Film Grants and Funding Sources

There is a lot of opportunity in Canada to get film funding and grants for your feature films, documentaries and short films There is no 1 right way to apply for funding in Canada. While Ontario and British Columbia are the two biggest entertainment centers, there are...

Common Independent Film Mistakes

Common Independent Film Mistakes

Independent filmmakers often want to work outside of the studio system not because they have failed at trying to get into that system, but because they feel the desire to make films that contradict the template of the studio system. While studios talk in terms of...

Jag35 pro Review: Depth of Field (DOF) Adapter For Your Video Camera

Jag35 pro Review: Depth of Field (DOF) Adapter For Your Video Camera

Lights Film School recently acquired a Jag35pro 35mm depth of field adapter. We’ve been testing the lens adapter now for the last week and we thought we would post our review for our students and blog readers. The reason we think this review is important is because...

Tadcast: Product Placement in Independent Films

Tadcast: Product Placement in Independent Films

Lights Film School recently had the opportunity to sit down with the people at Tadcast and speak with them about their vision for their new company that seeks to help filmmakers finance their productions through the use of strategic product placement in their online...

Best Music Video Directors

Best Music Video Directors

We just finished writing an article about how to direct a music video and we thought we would follow that post with a short inspirational post on some of the best contemporary music video directors. This list below is composed of 5 of the greatest music video...

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