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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 »

One eye on the weather

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As an ex-pilot, I’m accustomed to keeping a nervous eye on the weather forecast. I haven’t flown for a while, though, and so have got out of the habit. Now it’s back with a vengeance. Our shooting schedule for No Evil is tightly restricted – mainly by the availability of cast & crew. And I’ve come to realise that we’ve… Read more »