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    Respecting the Shoestring

    “Can you make a theatrical feature film for $25K?” This is (basically) the title of a rather long thread on LinkedIn. Here is an excerpt of the kinds of responses…

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    Reach the World with M&E

    When it comes time to sell your movie you don’t want to be limited to English speaking audiences only. It is true that some countries like Sweden thrive…

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    What is Foley?

    “So… you produce a sophisticated laugh track… Filling in for an audience that isn’t there?” I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I heard my craft…

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    Car Crash – SFX example

    This is simply a before and after comparison of a car driving and crashing sequence from the film  Ace Wonder. Before After

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    What I want doesn’t matter

    There are several differences between a professional and an amateur – talent is not one of them. Many amateurs make amazing product. The point I want to touch today is a…

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