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10 invaluable tools for independent, low-budget film-makers

So, you’ve got a camera, a mic and a sound recorder. Hmm, what else do you need to make a movie? The answer, of course, is ‘lots of stuff’. The buying never ends. Even short films require a surprisingly large amount of equipment. But every now and then you look at something you’ve bought – often something inexpensive – and think,… Read more »

Kitted up

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You can’t make a movie without a camera. Seems pretty obvious, doesn’t it? Turns out, though, that a camera by itself is fairly limiting. As someone who’s been a professional stills photographer (on and off) for 30 years, I’ve always understood that equipment is important. Photography enthusiasts tend to obsess about, even fetishise, their kit. But to a pro, equipment… Read more »