Category: Education

Tahir Jetter – Filmmaker Serves Up Film School Reality 101

Posted by Anthony - June 8, 2011 - Candid Advice, Career Advice, Education, Film School TahirOnFilmSchool

One of my former NYU student employee’s turned filmmaking colleague (as they often do) just wrote an exceptionally insightful article on whether or not one should go to filmschool and how to make the most of the experience.  I spend a lot of time counseling young people on this very same issue and have long [...]

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Announcing Indie Film Bootcamp!!!

Posted by Anthony - February 13, 2010 - Education, Indie Film Bootcamp

Filmmakers, What is Nobody Telling You? It’s a hard fact that some of the most valuable filmmaking knowledge is not really covered in most filmmaking classes and seminars. The insider tips, tactics and techniques that we deliver in this seminar are all things that you will eventually learn if you stay in the industry and [...]

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A Great Doc About Docs

Posted by Anthony - June 1, 2009 - Education

As I blog this I’m engrossed in a great documentary airing on The Documentary Channel…about making documentaries of all things. It’s entitled Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary (2008) and it’s totally got me jonesing to go out and shoot a new doc right now. If you are stuck on a doc project and need [...]

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The Democratization of Cinema?

Posted by Anthony - February 21, 2007 - Education, Instructional DVDs

Check this recent article in the New York Times:“Where’d You Go to Film School? In My Bedroom” It has some great ideas to contemplate. The article breaks down recent DVD tutorials which purportedly teach you the basics of filmmaking like, “Film School in a Box”, “Hollywood Camera Work” and “Make your own Damn Movie” from [...]

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