After you've done most of your legwork, give yourself a breather. Let the materials drift around your mind a bit without any conscious sifting on your part. This helps clear away the debris and allows you to see what is really important. Often, the research reveals alternative paths and strategies to you. New and unsuspected material may come up. New characters may emerge, and it is very possible that your original thesis may have to be re-questioned, as in the case of my Eichmann film. In short, this is a good time for a total reexamination. Before, you merely suspected what the film could be about. Now you know, and can, if necessary, refocus your central questions and inquiry before you plunge into the film itself.

Film Making

Film Making

If you have ever wanted the secrets to making your own film, here it is: Indy Film Insider Tips And Basics To Film Making. Have you ever wanted to make your own film? Is there a story you want to tell? You might even think that this is impossible. Studios make films, not the little guy. This is probably what you tell yourself. Do you watch films with more than a casual eye? You probably want to know how they were able to get perfect lighting in your favorite scene, or how to write a professional screenplay.

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