‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Premiere Is Set for April 23

AUGUSTA, Ga.-- The film industry is being held back by a lack of talent and a shortage of directors.A recent study by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences found that the film industry has only 50% of its projected 2020 workforce and that a lack a "critical mass" of talented people would limit the industry's ability to grow.The study also said the film academy has "little hope" of...

Why we love the erotic film industry

A year ago, I was an aspiring actor in the film industry, in Montreal, Canada.I wanted to pursue an acting career, and I found my passion in the erotic art.I was just a kid who loved the sexy, and the sensual.It was my dream to make a movie and share it with the world.I loved the sensuality of films, and wanted to share my experience with others.It wasn't until I was 23 that I got to make an...

How to pay for film school tuition

When I started my new job at a film school a few years ago, it was all about the money.The tuition and fees were skyrocketing, and tuition and other expenses were being covered by my employer, the Film Institute of America, which is the parent company of the Columbia School of Cinematic Arts.I started out with a $25,000 stipend, which I have since cut down to $15,000 to keep costs down.The...

How to Make a Night School Film in 2017

By Sarah RumpfPublished September 20, 2017 12:02:23In a world of Netflix and Amazon, you can't just walk into a movie theater and expect to see the latest blockbuster.You have to find a movie that fits the bill, which is why night school films have become such a big hit.They are a perfect way to learn a new genre, get your foot in the door, and have fun with a movie's production values and...

How I met my boyfriend

I met our boyfriend.He was a filmmaker and filmmaker educator.He'd been teaching film and television courses in Vancouver for many years.We'd never met before, but we were quickly in love.I'd always felt like a weirdo, but it was hard to argue with a guy who loved his craft.It was clear from the beginning that he'd never seen anything like this before.In a few months, we were getting married.I...

‘No Way to Run’ – ‘The Great Game’ is not just a movie about a man trying to save a small town, but also about the importance of having a healthy lifestyle, writes the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg

Hollywood is still obsessed with the idea of the great game.If you can't afford to travel or make the time to film in your chosen field, or if you can only go on a trip once a year, it's probably time to consider your options.But if you're a film school student or a member of a film crew, the world's greatest game might not be in sight.You could be competing against the best.A new documentary,...

How to get a good driving job in Barcelona

The Barcelona Film School is the best place to find work for budding film students.The school has been around for more than 50 years, and it has been a key driver of the city's recent economic boom.The Academy of Barcelona has been supporting the school's growth for decades.But now that the school has shut its doors, the Academy has opened up a new space to recruit students, a new way for...

How to get a good film school in Australia

The first time I went to the University of Technology Sydney to study film, it was a revelation.I had the impression that every Australian who had gone to university had been in a film school somewhere.The truth is, it's a very small number of people who actually get a real education.I've been in film school for over 25 years now and I have never seen anyone get a degree in film and television...

‘Bridget’s Birthday’ film set for March 11th in Halifax

Film school students at Brighton College are making a film about a young woman who was killed by her boyfriend.Bridgit Lee, a 20-year-old student at Brighton, was killed in May.She had recently moved from the city to the west coast.Brighton's Film School's website has a statement on its Facebook page."It's been over two weeks since the tragic death of a young person and we are incredibly sad to...