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The Future of Access

As the cost of making a film drops what future do film and video access centres have?

Adobe Video Collection 2.5 review - iofilm Making It

Adobe Video Collection 2.5 comes at a price, but has plenty to whet the appetite of serious film and videomakers

DVD-Cams: Convenience At A Price

DVDs are a great way to distribute your finished film, but be wary of gathering your footage with DVD camcorders

That Old MiniDV Chestnut

Just because you can make your film on miniDV doesn't mean you should.A statistic recently caught my attention. The 2004 Cannes Film Festival (12-23 May) received 3562 film submissions, an increase of 42.5% on the previous year.

Learning DV With Auntie

The BBC offers some handy reference guides for budding DV filmmakers and journalists

Writing For Hollywood

A review of Screenplay: Writing the Picture by Robin U. Russin and William Missouri Downs

Making A Film In 24 Hours (Part 2)

Two weeks later and the votes are in for the "best" 24 Hour films.

Making A Film In 24 Hours

If you want to make a film fast join a contest and be prepared for all eventualities.

Errol Morris and the Interrotron Interviewing Machine

How many times have you heard it said, "You should never look at the camera"? There's a belief that even a cursory glance in the direction of the lens can break the illusion, for those watching, of being a fly-on-the-wall.

Promoting Your Film Online

Do publicists underestimate the usefulness of the internet in selling a film?