9 Lessons for Beginning Filmmakers

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9 Lessons for Beginning Filmmakers These are some of the lessons that I have learnt on being the set and some I learnt from my students. When you are on various film sets, observe and learn from other crew members how they navigate on the set. You can learn a lot from yours and others […]

Minority Participation in Georgia Film Industry

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Why do we need minority participation in the georgia film industry #georgiafilmindustry #Atlantafilms www.mothakurta.com

  “ We want jobs for Georgians. Where people can begin to cut their costs…” said  Mable Thomas she is the chair of the of the house study committee on Georgia Minority participation in the Film and Television industry. A house Committee  started in September 2016 to study of minority participation in the movie industry. Lawmakers […]

How no one tells you the truth about the Georgia Movie Industry

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How can we get more of our home grown graduates to get a job in Georgia's Movie Industry.#FilmProduction#georgiafilm#atlantafilmindustry

Georgia’s Movie Industry According to Adweek Georgia’s film and TV industry is now third in the nation,behind only California and New York. There are multiple articles that have great stories on how Georgia’s Movie Industry  is growing and it is easy to find a job in the industry. This is not necessarily true. All the Crew […]

Find 9 ways to successfully market your short Film

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Find 9 ways to successfully promote your short Film. Read this article before you start filming. Various tips and tricks are suggested for no extra cost . #FilmFestival #shortfilmpromotion www.mothakurta.com

You have worked really hard and finished making your first short film. Now what? Other than having viewing sessions for your friends and family how do you promote it ? Some mistakes that I made when I made my short film. I did not promote it other that few short film festival here and there. […]

How do you choose a better screenplay?

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Superior Screenplay for your short film This series on the blog is created to a specific student body .The students that I want to address are the ones who have little to no budget but are passionate about film-making. These students are not in AFI or other expensive film schools but has a passion for […]

How to choose a topic for a short film 

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How to choose a  topic for a short film is a huge factor for a student short films. Students have lots of great ideas . They make films about what is going on with the world or their friend’s world. There is nothing wrong with that but some of the opinions can only work as opinions and they rarely work […]

How to create a Visual Style for your Short Film

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how to Create a visual style for your short films ! Quick and easy steps are explained before you film your first short films.# shortfilm www.mothakurta.com

How to Create a Visual Style for your Short Film Finally ! you have the time to sit down and think about visual style the most interesting part of filmmaking . How to create a Visual style for your short Film -You have had dreams, discussions and talks about your like and dislikes. Now is the moment  to sit […]

Audio for Video and Filmmaking – Advantages and Disadvantages of Microphones

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Audio for Video and Filmmaking – Advantages and Disadvantages of Microphones Knowledge about advantages and disadvantages of Microphones is crucial to get good audio on set. Using right microphone for right situation is knowledge that will come with some practice. Shot gun microphones are  unique in many different way.  The film industry relies on these robust microphones . My previous lecture […]

Audio for Video and Film Production

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Audio for Video and Film Production Audio for video and Film Production part 2 covers few more tips and tricks that you need to consider before you start recording audio on the set ! www.mothakurta.com #audioforvideo #Videoproduction

Audio – Video and Film Production Audio for video and field production is extremely tricky and there are too many choices out there. My students cannot decide the right audio gear that they need to carry for the shoot . My suggestion is don’t worry about the gear. Think about the script. Once you cover the […]