Short film ​d​irectors share their essential top tips for anyone ​who wants to make a short film​.​
Key Insights

  • Don't spend too much money
  • Be prepared when you walk on set
  • Saying "I don't know" is OK
  • Know your story, but be flexible 
  • Understand why you're the unique person to tell the story
  • Trust your actors
  • Treat your crew well
  • Edit, get feedback, and revise
  • Stay true to your voice


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Mariama Diallo is a Senegalese-American filmmaker based in Brooklyn. Mariama co-wrote EVERYBODY DIES! as part of the feature Collective:Unconscious (SXSW 2016). more...
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Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil (Ojibway) are filmmakers and artists from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. more...
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Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil (Ojibway) are filmmakers and artists from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and currently based in Brooklyn, New York. more...
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Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Katrelle Kindred always found inspiration in the eccentricities of her surrounding community. more...

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