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inspiration for novice filmmakers

by Sluzier
inspiration for novice filmmakers by Sluzier
I have tried to focus almost exclusively on low-budget films, whether relative to bigger pictures, or an a shoestring. I believe all the films chosen possess an ‘achievable’ quality, that one could make them soon into one’s adventures in filmmaking. This is not intended as a list of ‘best’ films, or ‘best’ examples of the cinematographic art, but that which can serve as inspirational examples of what can be accomplished with relatively uncomplicated straightforwardness. 1. Dialogue-focused films 2. Intelligent use of location/production values 3. Possessing a visceral, verite energy 4. Bending or breaking the rules 5. Examples of… Read more

I have tried to focus almost exclusively on low-budget films, whether relative to bigger pictures, or an a shoestring. I believe all the films chosen possess an ‘achievable’ quality, that one could make them soon into one’s adventures in filmmaking. This is not intended as a list of ‘best’ films, or ‘best’ examples of the cinematographic art, but that which can serve as inspirational examples of what can be accomplished with relatively uncomplicated straightforwardness.

1. Dialogue-focused films
2. Intelligent use of location/production values
3. Possessing a visceral, verite energy
4. Bending or breaking the rules
5. Examples of unusual, impressive ambition
6. A unique or very particular voice
7. Outside of the system/very low-budget
8. Perfect examples of…
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