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A filmmaking forum to discuss films, review films, communicate about filmmaking, and more! 100% about filmmaking!
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The leading filmmakers discussion forum on the web. This site includes an easy to use search option which is extremely helpful given the depth of material contained within. A must for the fledgling filmmaker.

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10 Things Every Filmmaker Should Know From John Sloss's Hot Docs Master Class

10 Things Every Filmmaker Should Know From John Sloss's Hot Docs Master Class | The Fundamentals of FIlmmaking | Scoop.it
Few folks in the independent film industry are more qualified to teach a master class on rights management and film distribution than John Sloss. Founder of Cinetic Media, a co-founder of both FilmBuff and Producers Distribution Agency (the theatrical distributor of "Exit Through the Gift Shop," "Senna," and more), Sloss himself has facilitated the sale and/financing of well over 300 films including "Before Midnight," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Precious," "Super Size Me," "The Kids Are All Right" and "We Need To Talk About Kevin."
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An excellent list from industry insider John Sloss. Each item that he brings up is of high importance. 

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MUBI: Watch and Discover Movies

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Watch a hand picked selection of the best films
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Currently one of the largest growing film communities on the web, MUBI allows for every seasoned filmmaker to connect with each other by both their tastes and area of filmmaking. This is an extrodinary source to become linked with fellow artists.

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Canon Rebel T3i / EOS 600D Review: Digital Photography Review

Canon Rebel T3i / EOS 600D Review: Digital Photography Review | The Fundamentals of FIlmmaking | Scoop.it
Digital Photography Review: All the latest digital camera reviews and digital imaging news. Lively discussion forums. Vast samples galleries and the largest database of digital camera specifications.
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This is a helpful and in depth review of the camera you will be using. It details each facet of the camera, and it will help you better understand the technology at hand.

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Amazon.com: Film Theory and Criticism (9780195365627): Leo Braudy, Marshall Cohen: Books

Film Theory and Criticism

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Frequently cited and widely used, this book is an almost mandatory reading for anyone who wishes to understand the full history of cinema. In exploring various film movements in America and abroad, focusing on the filmmakers and the films, Cohen has created a vivid account of the history of the beloved artform.

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OpenFlix :: Public Domain Movies

Resources for public domain movies and licensed material including a directory of freely distributable films, a discussion board, and links to external websites.
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A perfect source for films which have fallen into the Public Domain. Included are various classics from the early years of cinema. This is a great resource to help yourself gain a broader knowledge of the art form.

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AFI'S 100 YEARS...100 MOVIES - 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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The definitive list of the greatest films of all time, decided on by a jury of 1,5--- artists, critics, and historians. If you are serious about film, you will want to immediately check out the films on this list.

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Final Cut Pro X

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The ideal NLE for creative video editors, Final Cut Pro X introduces a new Magnetic Timeline, dynamic media organization, and blazing performance.
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The official website for the editing software Final Cut Pro. It is an excellent resource for customer support and discussion.

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IMDb - Movies, TV and Celebrities

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site IMDb, the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content.

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The go to website for filmmakers and film enthusiasts. While IMDB is a database of sorts (chronicling and detailing almost every film that has gone into production), it is also a valuable source for news and discussion.

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Film Production Management 101-2nd edition: Management & Coordination in a Digital Age: Deborah Patz: 9781932907773: Amazon.com: Books

Film Production Management 101-2nd edition: Management & Coordination in a Digital Age

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Film Production Management 101-2nd edition: Management & Coordination in a Digital Age [Deborah Patz] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Film Production Management 101 and Patz’ previous Surviving Production were quickly adopted as “the” essential road map to the business and logistics of on-the-job film & television production since 1997. Originally developed from practical tools Patz created for her film and television production career
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This is not only a required book, but it is an essential if one wishes to have a firm grasp on the subject. This book has been used for years, and is a continued staple in film literature.

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